Why Should I do an Internship?


Student internships are a great way to gain experience. For foreign students it's the perfect way to get  an understanding about how business is conducted in the English-speaking world and a chance to experience a different working culture. Not only that, but they also look great on your CV and can lead to opportunities for permanent work.   


Am I Allowed to do an Internship?


There are a number of rules about foreign students working in the UK whilst they are studying. The basics for a foreign student who would like to do an internship are:

- During term time foreign students must do no more than 20 hours work a week, either paid or unpaid

- During vacations foreign students can work full time

If you are unsure what your visa allows you to do, then check with your international student adviser or welfare officer.


Where can I find an Internship?


Finding an internship that is right for you is hard enough at the best of times, but being a foreign student in the UK mInspiring Internsakes it that much harder.

To help you out, we have identified Inspiring Interns, a company based in Central London, which aims to find appropriate internships, jobs and work placement for graduates, helping them with the development of skills, helping to increase employability in their future careers.

If you are interested in finding the perfect internship for you then check out the Inspiring Interns website or send your CV to with "Foreign Students" in the subject box of the email. One of the of the Inspiring Intern team will get back to you and help you look for the internship that is right for you.


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