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The underestimated advantages of doing an unpaid internship

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The underestimated advantages of doing an unpaid internship

“Why do you want to go and work for someone for free?”

When you tell someone that you’ve decided to do an internship abroad people’s reactions are usually very positive until you tell them that the internship is unpaid. But here’s why an unpaid internship has more advantages than you’d think.

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Student of the month: Lenka Kozdasová

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Student of the month: Lenka Kozdasová

I so did not expect this! When I first received the answers to Lenka’s “Student of the Month” interview I thought she was a keen biscuit eater because she said that one of 3 things she can’t live without is her Axolotl Biscuit. Turns out she wasn’t talking about food at all....

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Meet Jessie McLoughlin!

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Meet Jessie McLoughlin!

Jessie is our latest edition to the Student Services team in Dublin and she is full of enthusiasm! Read on to find out what makes it so satisfying working with our international students as well as allocating work placements and host families in Dublin.

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Why it’s good to be bad at something

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Why it’s good to be bad at something

Do you ever sit there and wonder how it can be that some people are just good at everything whilst you could immediately think of a dozen things you are pretty bad at? THIS is the good thing about being bad at something…

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Change

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Change

Embracing change can lead us on some truly remarkable paths we may never find if we hold on to that fear of loss too tightly. Whether you’re a student, teacher or else, we’d love to know what you think of change.

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Student of the month London: Jennifer Buisman

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Student of the month London: Jennifer Buisman

Hello! My name is Jennifer, I am a 19 year old girl from the Netherlands. I have two nationalities; Dutch and English. I live in The Hague, in the Netherlands with my father and I have my own beauty salon at home where I work every evening after school.

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German student of the month: Maximilian Fries

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German student of the month: Maximilian Fries

Everybody takes something different away from their Internship programme abroad. Maximilian turned out to be a natural at adapting to new situations and balancing city Life with nature’s adventures. Who knows where Life will take him next.

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Student of the month London: Matilda Pylkkö

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Student of the month London: Matilda Pylkkö

Getting an internship in a Michelin star restaurant, as a foreign student may sound a bit like a far fetched dream. For Matilda however, a Swedish student who took part in the ADC College Internship programme, the dream came true.

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