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International Internships

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International internships require you to do everything for a domestic one plus a whole new set of considerations. An international internship requires a big personal investment in research and planning time. The following is offered as a checklist of some of the things to consider:


Money advice:

Dress code:

Packing and Travel


Mobile Phones & Wireless Access


Some of the documents you should consider whether you need to take are:


You may need a range of insurances:



Culture and Language

To avoid embarrassing situations it is well worth learning about the culture of the country you are going. If you cannot already speak the language of the country to which you are going consider the following:

On arrival

On arrival you may need to register with the local Police Station, Embassy or other Official Body. Find out what you need to do and build this into your plans.