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How do you find remote internships? Are remote internships as good as an on-site internship? What is a virtual internship experience like? The questions are endless when you’re a university student. We hear you. It’s not easy. You might have heard from your classmates about virtual internships that people are doing from home, but how does it work? Are remote internships legit? Will future employers value my remote internship experience? Don’t worry. We’re here to share some eye-opening facts about virtual internships that you might not know, which will help guide you in making a decision about a remote internship and if one is right for you!

We stand for inclusion; we embrace diversity and we promise to never turn our backs on racism.

Unlike Covid-19, the pandemic of racism is not new in America or in the rest of the world. As an organisation, Absolute Internship stands united against acts of racism and violence. We stand for inclusion; we embrace diversity and we promise to never turn a blind eye to racism.   

Are remote internships good? You might be wondering yourself. Or is remote internships legit? People have been working remotely for years, so it’s not a brand new concept for employers around the world and definitely very legit. Now it’s easier than ever to both work and intern remotely due to the technology that we have available. Most of the host companies of Absolute Internship in China and Hong Kong were forced to change their infrastructure to remote-based due to the strict regulations in the country at the beginning of the year. Thanks to tools such as Slack and WeChat companies were still able to keep in touch with their team members and interns.

What to do when recruitment is on hold

As nations tackle the COVID-19 epidemic, a rapidly increasing number of employees across the world are working remotely as part of the efforts to mitigate the spread of the pandemic. Countries worldwide have enforced a full or partial lockdown and major firms have put recruitment on hold. Nonetheless, students and recent graduates can still show employers that they are willing to gain professional experience and a pandemic will not hold them back. 

An internship is one of the most anticipated parts of your college life. Many students are excited about this journey as it will provide you with experiences that will help you prepare for the real world. Most students would want to take it to the next level and embark an internship abroad. However, this decision entails higher costs to budget for. Can you intern abroad on a budget? Yes.

Investing in an internship abroad means investing in your career while still being a student. Internships abroad will automatically give you the edge in a competitive job market after graduating from college. But... what is the best place to gain this valuable hands-on experience? What are the cities around the globe that offer the best opportunities for YOU? Where are employers looking for talent like yours in your own industry?

This is the time to give. For children. For a change.

At Absolute Internship, our 2020 New Year's resolution is to give back to the education community. After 10 years providing career and travel opportunities abroad, we're fully committed to serving this community. For this reason, we are thrilled to launch a charity initiative during the month of January to raise funds for the Global Fund for Children organization.

Investment banking, accounting and financial internships

These days, most students and people pursuing careers in finance obtain some internship experience along the way. Whether they embark on a finance internship abroad to explore and learn how the industry operates internationally, or simply to just get valuable experience on their resume. Nowadays, in order to obtain a full-time position in the field of investment banking, accounting and finance, it’s critical to have some internship experience. 

An internship abroad can genuinely make you stand out from the pool of applicants and therefore increase your employability and it can even change your life for the better.