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What happens in-country?

Each of our programs is slightly different so inclusions also differ slightly. Check our Fees page for exact details of what’s included in your chosen program. However, here is an outline of what you can expect when you arrive (on top of all the support you get before you go):

24/7 Support

Someone is always there when you need them and we make sure you keep their number on speed dial.
Check ins

Check-ins

We won’t smother you but we will make sure you are getting along ok during your experience. You can always call us if you need us too.

Accommodation

We usually stay in a kost, a common form of accommodation somewhere between an apartment and a hotel, or in the student accommodation of our partner university. All accommodation has security and easy access to amenities.

Local Buddies

We link you with a buddy from a local university who helps you settle in and learn all the local secrets.
Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup

One of our team or your buddy from our uni partner will meet you at the airport.
Essentials

Essentials

You get lots of information and essentials on arrival, including a local sim card, map, important contacts and more.
Orientation

Orientation

Meet the team, sample some cuisine and receive important information about security, health, your internship, local culture, getting around, extracurricular activities and more.

Internship

Our hosts value our interns, which is why they keep hosting! We know each organisation gives interesting, useful work to their interns, which is why we keep working with them. We also accompany you to work on your first day and keep checking in with you throughout your internship in case any issues arise.

Networking Events

We invite you to lots of networking events outside of work hours.
Special Presentations

Special Presentations

The II team organises special presentations by experts in a range of fields – you can let us know if there’s something special you want to hear about.
Weekend trips

Weekend Trips

A range of great weekend trips outside the city are included and your buddy can come too.
Capacity Building

Capacity Building

Want to work on your public-speaking, professional writing or interview skills? We hold free workshops to get you on the way to job-application success.
Career Mentoring

Career Mentoring

Turn your academic pursuits into a career: We’re available to talk through all the options, queries and career worries you have and give you our insights.
Language Classes

Language Classes

We make it easy to learn the language in a way that suits you.
Social events

Social Events

Whether it’s a group of interns, a sports team or a drawing class, you will always be able to have fun and meet people.