What is a Virtual Internship?
Call it what you will: Remote Internship, Virtual Internship, Online Internship, Tele-working, Telecommuting, it all means the same thing: you will be completing your internship without a commute and directly from your own laptop!
Remote internships mean that you can work with companies across the country or globe to support a myriad of projects ranging from basic social media support to full business projects, website designs, market reports, financial assessments, usability testing code, and much much more.
When completing a remote internship many of the same aspects of a traditional in-person internship still exist including, meetings with your supervisor or teammates, completing a mix of individual and group projects, and learning about the overall company culture and industry it works in.
Our Virtual Internship Programs
Working with us to complete your virtual internship allows you to not only gain dynamic work experience but furthers the return ensuring:
- A guaranteed remote internship placement in the location or career field of your choice.
- Invitation to be a part of our internship community through weekly group discussions, business webinars, and alumni support.
- 360° professional development support with an assigned Internship Coach and two coaching calls.
- Employability and international focused guides so you get the most out of your experience.
Benefits of a Virtual Internship
Exciting companies that focus on skills development
We work with around 20,000 companies that provide meaningful tasks to help you build those skills and further your career.
The companies recognise the importance of digital skills in the modern workplace and share our passion for making internships more accessible.
New High School Internship Dates Added
You asked, we listened. We’re delighted to announce one extra program date for this summer! The program will commence on August 10th with internships available in the Business & Finance career group.
Places on the program are limited. Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Apply now to give yourself the best chance of securing a place.
An exciting opportunity
Whether it be project management, financial analysis, market mapping or software development, there are meaningful projects in all our programs. In some cases, the internship can be a path to a permanent role.
Our training platform (CareerBridge), combined with one-on-one coaching, help you develop important skills such as digital skills in a global context, communication, interview techniques, Resume/CV building, professionalism, building a professional network and many more.
WHAT DO OUR ALUMNI SAY?
“This internship was such a valuable experience for me to start off my career after graduation, thank you.”
MISAKI YAMAMICHI, FEB 2019, WINCHESTER UNIVERSITY
“A virtual internship has given me the opportunity to explore sectors outside of the law and improve my commercial awareness. Without the internship being remote and virtual, I would not have had such an opportunity.”
ANNA FLAHERTY, JULY 2018, KENT UNIVERSITY
“My virtual interning has allowed me to take advantage of opportunities in places I could never visit and meet people that will help me achieve my goals in life.”
JULIA WAINWRIGHT, JUNE 2018, DENISON UNIVERSITY
“After having a new baby, the flexibility of my virtual internship allowed me to gain valuable experience whilst having another job as well.”
ELSON TEIXEIRA, NOVEMBER 2018, BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY
“I learnt how to prioritise my time and effort, and how to make the most out of contact time with my manager. These are skills I have used time and again through my subsequent career as a consultant.”
CHRIS PERCY, STRATEGY CONSULTANT, Former Virtual Intern
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