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Get In Touch With IAESTE Malta

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 during the whole internship period or be enrolled upon application- for a duration over 6 months the internship needs to be an integral part of your studiesPlease let your IAESTE national committee know if you need any additional information or in case you still have more questions.

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You may be insured by your company for when you are at work. However, you are required to obtain private insurance for the duration of your internship against illness, including death, accidents and repatriation. Travel Insurance is also recommended. Please be aware that summers can get quite hot, so please bring light clothes and your swimsuit :) Accommodation will be arranged for you against a small fee and details provided before your departure.You should bring with you adapter type G (230 V and 50 Hz) for electricityYou will be provided with a IAESTE Malta Welcome Document. We are famous for organizing IAESTE reception events like the International Night, a Gozo trip, countless beach days and many others.

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Details of what you should do on arrival will be provided, including a contact person who will meet you at the airport. This contact person will take you to your accommodation. You will be provided with guidance on how to get to your workplace and your point of contact there.

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Your supervisor at work will guide you during the whole internship. The working hours will be set by the employer. You will be added to our Trainee Whatsapp group and will be able to communicate with all members and trainees that are currently in Malta. 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 between 18 and 30 years old- be a student of at a maltese tertiary education institutions- be enrolled or recently graduated: you must provide your official or unofficial academic record according to your year of graduation (only active students and recent graduates are eligible)Keep in mind that in the hosting country, there may be additional requirements which must also be respected.You will be charged two separate fees: an application fee, and a nomination fee. Part of this fee is partially refunded upon your arrival from the internship if you provide a feedback report and testimonial. Both the application and nomination fees are expected to be paid before your nomination is presented to the receiving country and employer.

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At IAESTE Malta, we make the application process very easy for students. According to the type of job you are applying for, application is carried out via a google form, where all the relevant details are submitted to IAESTE Malta. IAESTE Malta then proceeds with the necessary paperwork on the student's behalf. It is important to note that the application fee is paid at this stage.If you are interested in any internship offered through IAESTE (which you may come across on our IAESTE Malta website and facebook pages, or on the IAESTE open internship website at https://iaeste.org/open_internships), please check that you fulfil all requirements and then contact our team at exchange@iaeste.org.mt for further instructions. Please note that there are different types of internship offers: COBE - these internships are open worldwide: students from other countries can be nominated at the same time and the final decision is up to the employer whether to recruit them or not. FCFS (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 reserved for a single country, so if you are interested in an AC job, you will only be competing against other local students.

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Once you submit the application with all the necessary details, IAESTE Malta will review all the applications received for the same internship offer, and will then inform you whether the internship has been assigned to you or not. If you have received the assignment, you can proceed with the nomination. In our review, IAESTE Malta will review your profile, CV and transcript of records and compare these with the employer requirements. For AC jobs, we also request and review a cover letter and a motivational letter. IAESTE Malta will rank all the applicants for the same internship according to our points system and choose the most suitable applicant.

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The nomination stage requires 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)- 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 send back for corrections.Before the nomination is forwarded, the nomination fee must be paid.

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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 within 5 weeks. Once accepted, follow the instructions of the receiving committee. You should confirm that you wish to undertake the internship within 2 weeks. 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 keep us updated about your flight details so that we can communicate with the receiving country to make all necessary arrangements to welcome you.If your nomination is rejected, you can apply for another internship or request a refund of the nomination fee.

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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 Iaeste 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. You are also asked to submit a testimonial, which is a personal message you would like to share with other students interested in doing an IAESTE internship. Afterwards, you will be issued with a certificate that confirms your participation in the programme.

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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 define the period you would like to host the intern. You should provide details of the 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.

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Register on the IAESTE Exchange Platform, hereinafter called EP (iaeste.smartsimple.ie).Create an 'offer' (internship offer) and complete all the mandatory fields. It is important to provide a detailed description of the work the intern will do. Send the offer on the EP to us for approval. You will be notified if offer is approved or contacted to clarify any missing information.

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Students' profiles will be presented to you via the Exchange Platform (EP) - you will see all documents prepared by the student (nomination package). Then, you will select the student that fulfills your requirements the most and you can accept him/her for the internship.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.) via the EP directly. You can also request direct interviews with the candidates before taking a decision.

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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, how to get to the workplace etc. You, as the employer, 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, to mention it in advance so the student can be prepared. It is highly appreciated to have regular communication between our office and yourselves. After the internship we will ask you to complete a feedback form to share your experience with us.

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