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“The Great Hunger” Exhibition in Dublin!

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“The Great Hunger” Exhibition in Dublin!

“The Great Hunger” persisted for 4 long years and ended up claiming over one million Irish Lives. With millions more having to emigrate to other countries this tragic time ended up causing the Irish population to fall by a staggering 20 to 25% and changed the island’s demographic forever.

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The Happiness Jar for You

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The Happiness Jar for You

For certain one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2019 will have something to do with Happiness. So we have something very special for you to kick of this year’s preparations for your upcoming Internship in London or Dublin.

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8 ways to impress your supervisor

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8 ways to impress your supervisor

One of the aspects of the Internship Programme is that you will have a supervisor introducing you to your new workplace, teaching you the ropes and managing your development. But how do go about  making a good impression?

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The Internship Programme: A guide to communicating with people at work

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The Internship Programme: A guide to communicating with people at work

The Internship Programme makes it possible for vocational students in Europe to do an internship in London or Dublin as part of EU venture Erasmus+. One of the most common struggles our work experience students face upon arrival is understanding the importance of good communication. Perhaps you are one of them? To prepare for your challenging internship, we have put together ten communication guidelines that will help you make the most of your stay. 

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12 steps to your first day at work

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12 steps to your first day at work

During the Internship Programme, vocational students from all over Europe have the opportunity to gain work experience in a London or Dublin organisation. Our placements range from nurseries and care homes to travel agencies and IT businesses. Sounds amazing, right? But plenty of our students are also anxious and worried they might make a bad impression - I mean, who wouldn't? So we have put together a step-by-step guide to what your first day might look like and how you can make the most of it. 

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How to start a blog and boost your CV

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How to start a blog and boost your CV

As a young soon-to-be graduate, there are fun and creative ways in which you can boost your CV and learn about your industry outside of school. Blogging is one of the most visual and immediate ways in which you can showcase your passion and ambition. Here is a step-by-step guide to creating a successful blog.

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Student stories: 5 differences between British and Austrian child care

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Student stories: 5 differences between British and Austrian child care

Carina Machovicz, Vanessa Krainz and Denise Lienhard are three enthusiastic child care students who came to London with the Internship Programme in the beginning of this year. Here they recount their two week-long work experience period at Shepherds Bush Families Project & Children's Centre and Christchurch Kindergarten, Edgware. They attend BAKIP St. Christiana in the small town of Frohsdorf in eastern Austria. 

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How to write a creative CV in 7 steps

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How to write a creative CV in 7 steps

For young creative professionals, London is a dream destination. ADC College provides a limited amount of placements within media, but we have noticed that many CVs that we receive from students wanting to come to London for an internship, aren’t strong enough for us to obtain the placements the students are aiming for. Here's a list of advice for students who wish to obtain a placement within a coveted profile. 

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6 things you need to know about your host family

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6 things you need to know about your host family

The Work Experience Programme enables you to try life as a Londoner by living together with one of our host families. But what will it be like? Who are they? We've compiled a guide book that will explain the most common rules and features of our host families' homes and daily lives.  

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