Yes, internships in all large companies are paid. In addition to the monthly salary some companies may also offer a “relocation” bonus and payment for flights to the city where the offices are located.
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Of course you can! Our goal is to give you an early awareness of the opportunities that many companies can offer you, for example, Google offers first- and second-year students an internship program called STEP.
The opening of the application period varies by company. We recommend that you review the list of companies we have included in our wiki and then search for the “Career” or “Jobs opening” page of the company you are interested in.
During the covid period, internships were conducted online. They are usually held in-person and this is an advantage, in our opinion, because it allows you to have a training experience in all respects.
English proficiency is important. You need to have the ability to interact with the recruiter and interviewer to be able to communicate best during the interview.
Doing an internship provides you with the opportunity to gain practical experience that you usually do not get by doing only your college coursework. In addition, it is possible that the company, once the internship is over, will contact you again to do the same experience the following year or offer you a contract for a full-time position.
If you are sure to apply for the master’s degree, apply as soon as possible and try to get an internship. Remember that the company wants you to return to the university after the work period is over to finish your studies.
Internships can only be done while at university. Companies often ask for “permission” from your home university to allow you to do the internship.