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Get In Touch With IAESTE Tunisia

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.

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Eligibility requirements are: - needs to be enrolled during the whole internship period - for a duration between 6 and 16 weeks 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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Activities in your freetime need to be covered by travel insurance.Please be aware that summers in Tunisia can get quite hot, so please bring light clothes.Accommodation will be arranged for you and details provided before your departure.You should bring with you adapter type 3X for electricity if you are not from europe.We are famous for organising IAESTE reception events like the BST (Big South Trip) where we discover the beauty of the south of Tunisia.We organize a trip to all the beautiful places in Tunisia every week-end as well.

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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 train station or airport. On the first day of your internship you will be accompanied to the city hall to register, to a bank to open up your bank account and afterwards to your workplace to meet with your supervisor.You will be accompanied throughout all your staying in Tunisia and guided all the way by the dedicated members of the committee of IAESTE Tunisia.

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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 the city. 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 must be a university student majoring in engineering or architecture who has completed three years of post-baccalaureate study, or you must be pursuing a technical or scientific master's degree or thesis, and you must have completed the registration formalities, passed the aptitude tests (language test and/or interview).

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Candidates in each specialty are ranked according to their total score. The score is calculated according to the following formula:Score = English Assessment Test Score * 2 + Number of registrations * 50 + Number of valid internship offers * 100 - Number of invalid internship offers * 50.then for the offers proposed by the IAESTE Tunisia committee, exchanged at the beginning of the year, allmembers will be invited to fill in wish lists according to the specificities of the courses proposed in each category. Candidates will be assigned internships based on their scores and wish lists.

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You must then register on the Exchange Platform, further called the EP (iaeste.smartsimple.ie). 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 including the one assigned to you. 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

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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, make sure you have uploaded all of them in the EP:- Student Nomination Form (plus Attachment if not medically fit)- Cover Letter- CV - Transcript of records (including the grading scale and the list of subjects)- 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.Before the nomination is forwarded the participation 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 in max. 5 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 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 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 or request a refund of the participation 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 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 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).Therefore, the payment should be above 450 TND. The accommodation of the student, his assurance, his supervision outside the company and his entertainment will be provided by IAESTE Tunisia.

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If you are interested in providing an offer, please don't hesitate to contact us via mail ([email protected]) or via phone ( +216 70014430 ).It is important to provide a detailed description of the work the intern will do.

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Students' profiles will be presented to you personally. It will match all your requirements. You will see all documents prepared by the student (nomination package). If you agree on the student, we will proceed with the receiving of the student.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, if the location of work is far from big cities, how to get there 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. And if this is not possible, it should be mentioned in advance so the student can be prepared. It is highly appreciated to have regular communication between our office and yourselves. After the internship you will ask you to complete a feedback form to share your experience with us. Once a year, in autumn, we organise an event called the OC (outgoing celebration) for outgoing students where the employers of IAESTE Tunisia are invited to network and thank them for being with us.

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