[ID:8750]When it comes to virtual international internships, building cross-cultural awareness is just as important as building professional experience. Though you won’t actually be abroad, there are many ways to overcome this challenge and immerse yourself in your employer’s culture. Below you'll find a timeline for learning, immersion and inspiration. Use the methods described (and innovative ideas of your own) to connect with locals in your employer’s country and learn everything you can!
Make the effort to discover your employer’s culture - virtually! This work has huge personal and professional value.
Plus, you’ll be developing skills for the remote international workplace – which is the undisputed future of work.
We’ve compiled a list of tips for before, during and after your internship. Some of the suggestions below may require you to step outside your comfort zone – which is a key part of any international experience. So, dive in!
BEFORE Your Internship:
Explore Your Destination!
Use the suggestions below as a starting...