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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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6 things you realise when you move abroad

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6 things you realise when you move abroad

Has the thought of moving abroad ever crossed your mind? After participating in the Internship Programme, many of our students get the taste for working and living abroad and decide to take the leap and move somewhere new. But what is it like to build a life in another country? Check out our list of 6 life lessons every emigrant can identify with.

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The London restaurant guide: British edition

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The London restaurant guide: British edition

Are you visiting London as part of our Teacher Development or Internship Programmes? Here's our team's guide to an authentic British food experience, from the morning fry up to lunch time jellied eels and afternoon tea. Who's hungry? Let's begin...

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Student of the Month: Alexander Rose

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Student of the Month: Alexander Rose

Meet Alexander Rose. The 22-year-old had worked as an apprentice in the metal industry for more than five years before passing his technical diploma, yet at the same time he dreamt of working abroad. With Erasmus+ and the Internship Programme he got the opportunity to travel to London and try out an entirely different industry for a few weeks, namely childcare.

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7 reasons why British houses are so peculiar

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7 reasons why British houses are so peculiar

Every country has its own weird and wonderful ways that baffle visitors. The UK is no exception, its capital being particularly famous for having many housing quirks, due to the density of the population, prices and British culture. Here, our international team shares their favourite pet peeves and funniest stories from the adventure that is London housing.

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Student of the Month: Tobias Schüttler

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Student of the Month: Tobias Schüttler

After Tobias Schüttler’s journey to London, where he interned in the marketing department of an industrial tech company, he is more determined than ever to launch himself into a career in marketing. We spoke to the 20 year old apprentice about how the Internship Programme helped him get on the right track.

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My London adventure

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My London adventure

Ramona Kiedaisch is a German student who stayed with us for three weeks during the summer. She studied English at ADC and interned at a travel agency. This is what she learnt from her stay.

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6 things I liked about living with a British family

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6 things I liked about living with a British family

Natalie is a German student who had the chance to come to London with the Internship Programme for a few weeks. While working in administration, she stayed with a family in Harrow, North West London, and by the sound of it she had no problem adapting to the peculiarities of British life! These are her impressions of her time with her hosts.

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What I learnt from the Internship Programme

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What I learnt from the Internship Programme

Alexandra Loimayr is a 19-year-old Austrian student who spent three weeks in London with ADC College and the Internship Programme. She studied English and worked as part of our Student Services Team, while living locally with one of our host families. This is what she learnt from her stay.

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