[ID:8748]In addition to the specific skill set associated with your industry and role within the organization, there are other skills that you’ll need to cultivate in order to excel in your virtual international internship. Below, we’ve highlighted the top areas to focus on:
Discipline & Time Management Skills
- Self-discipline: One of the most important skills for any virtual intern is self-discipline. With no office to go to and no manager looking over your shoulder, you’ll be in control of your schedule. It can be challenging to work with a lack of structure. Meet this challenge by creating clear routines, task management systems and to-do lists.
Block social media and other distractions during working hours to maintain your focus and be as productive as possible.
- Time management: This relates closely to self-discipline. If you live in a house with family or roommates, ensure that they know when your working hours are, so that you’re able to work without distractions.
- Take breaks: Part...