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Get In Touch With IAESTE India

If you are a student or employer, we suggest getting in touch with your closest local committee. They will guide you on your next steps in the IAESTE journey.

How It Works

Check how it will be to be an intern in this country, apply for an internship as a student from this country or you would like to host interns.

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Eligibility requirements are: - needs to be enrolled in a university during the whole internship period Please let your IAESTE national committee know if you need any additional information or in case you still have more questions

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Accommodation will be arranged for you and details provided before your departure.You should bring with you adapter type C or D for electricity.We are famous for organising IAESTE reception events like, Namaste Manipal, Himalayan Challenge and also assist you in organising a trip should you want to visit other places in India.

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Details of what you should do on arrival will be provided, including a contact person and detailed arrival and reception plan will be shared by the host Local Committee.On the first day of your internship you will be asked to fill a few documents, and afterwards taken to your workplace to meet with your supervisor.

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Your supervisor at work will guide you during the whole internship. The working hours will be set by the employer. We will organise events during the week and/or weekend and inform you about all summer reception events. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask the local IAESTE executives.

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To apply for an IAESTE internship you have to: - be enrolled as a student of an institution in IndiaKeep in mind that in the hosting country there may be additional requirements.You will be charged a placement fee. This fee is expected to be paid after you have been accepted by the employer.

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1) If you are a member of a Local Committee or Cooperating Institution in India you can apply for an internship through the same.2)If you are not a member of any Local Committee or Cooperating Institute in India:- You must register on the Exchange Platform, further called the EP (iaeste.net)- Log in to the EP and complete your profile as per instructions available on the platform and submit your profile for verification.- Upon verification (based on the eligibility requirements) you can log in and see all available internships.- If you are interested in an internship, please check that you fulfil all requirements. Please note that there are different types of internship offers: COBE - these internship are open worldwide and students from other countries can be nominated at the same time and the final decision is up to the employerFCFS (first come first serve) - these internships are also open worldwide, but the first student with a complete nomination is considered by the employer.AC - these internships are open only to one country and your nomination will not be compared with students from other countries. Kindly note that these offers can be applied for only by members of a Local Committee.- If you wish to apply you can submit an application in the EP. Please include your CV and transcript of records.-If selected for an internship you will need to become a member of any of the Local Committees in India.

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Once you submit the application, we will review all applications received for this internships offer and inform you if it will be assigned to you and you can proceed with completing a nomination.We will review your profile, CV and transcript of records and compare it with the employer requirements and also consider other applicants. We will then rank all applicants and choose the most suitable applicant for the internship.

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The nomination is a compilation of documents based on which the employer makes the final decision whether or not to accept you. The nomination should include the following documents:- Student Nomination Form (plus Attachment if not medically fit)- Cover Letter- CV - Transcript of records (including the grading scale)- The IAESTE Language Certificate /TOEFL /Other related examination records.- Certificate of Enrolment from the University (if required for the internship offer)- Letter of Recommendation (highly suggested) - Scanned copy of Passport - PhotographFor all Architecture internships, a portfolio is required.If the nomination does not fulfill the above mentioned criteria, the nomination will be sent back for corrections.You will be assisted by the Local Committee in making the nomination.

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Once the nomination is completed and fully uploaded to the EP, it will be shared with the receiving country and the employer. The receiving IAESTE committee or the employer might want to conduct an interview with you. If so, you should keep us in the copy of any emails.Unless you were contacted by the receiving committee or employer directly, you are not allowed to contact them. If you do, you might be excluded from the IAESTE internship programme.Once the nomination has been shared with the receiving committee, you should receive the final decision in 4-6 weeks. If not, you are allowed to cancel your nomination and apply for another internship.Once accepted, follow the instructions of the receiving committee. You should confirm that you wish undertake the internship. If a visa or work permit is required, you should start the process as soon as possible. All students are required to purchase insurance which covers the duration of their internship. Please submit your arrival details on time so that the receiving country can make all necessary arrangements to welcome you.If your nomination is rejected, you can apply for another internship.

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IAESTE supports the intern during the internship by helping with the reception and also organising the social events. In case of any problems you can always reach us for some tips or in case of emergency. After the internship you'll be asked to complete a feedback form to help us to evaluate your internship as we are always trying to improve our performance and reach the highest standards. The report should be submitted within 30 days after the end of the internship. Afterwards, you will be issued with a certificate that confirms your participation in the internship.

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Contact us using the contact details above. To offer an internship you will need to prepare the job description, information about major tasks/skills, describe the eligibility criteria for the students, such as degree, skills required and fields of study. You will also need to specify the number of interns required and define the period you would like to host the interns. You should provide details of the workplace and intern's supervisor. All IAESTE internships are paid, so please remember that the payment you provide to the student needs to cover at least the basic expenses (food, accommodation, local travel) . Specify whether you would like us to organise accommodation for the student, or if you will arrange it in close proximity of the office.

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Register on the IAESTE Exchange Platform, further called EP (iaeste.net).Create an 'offer' (internship offer) and complete all the mandatory fields. It is important to provide a detailed description of the work and stipend for the intern. Type of work should be as detailed as possible to give potential interns a better understanding of the work required.Send the offer on the EP to us for approval. You will be notified if an offer is approved or contacted to clarify any missing information.

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Students' profiles will be presented to you ,you will see all documents prepared by the student (nomination package). Then, you may select the student that fulfills your requirements the most and you can accept him/her for the internship.You should respond with acceptance/rejection of an intern to us within 10 days(2 weeks), from the date of receiving the profile of a particular candidate.If you have any additional questions regarding the students nomination you can always contact us. You can also send a request for clarification and/or additional documents (eg. documents confirming skills, etc.). You can also request Skype interviews with the candidates before taking a decision or by conducting any form of skill test which will give you a better understanding towards the student.

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After a student is accepted, he/she is contacted by the receiving committee to begin arrival preparations, eg. they receive a booklet with information about the country, the common way to reach the country, if the location of work is far from big cities, how to get there etc. We will provide assistance in the application process and necessary paperwork of the intern to make the process trouble-free for you. As the employer you may be asked to support with some special documentation to be presented for visa/work permit application (if required). It is important to set a date to receive the intern and prepare in advance the first day at work. It is expected from the employer to introduce the intern to the work and to the team the intern will work with.

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It is expected that you are in regular contact with the student, ideally to assign a supervisor to guide him/her during the process. You are responsible for providing the intern with basic material for work: desk, computer etc. and if this is not possible, do mention it in advance so the student can be prepared. It is highly appreciated to have regular communication between our office and yourselves.You may decide to extend the internship period ,depending on the need of the project in consultation with interns and keep us informed about it. It is expected from the employer to provide a safe working environment for the intern. After the internship we will ask you to complete a feedback form to share your experience with us, which will help us to understand your opinions and concerns.

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