REMOTE INTERNSHIPS, HOW TO GET ONE? HOW TO WORK ONLINE? 

Due to recent events and the Coronavirus pandemic, we have accelerated one of our goals for the upcoming months, and we have implemented the possibility for students to do their internships online, from home, with enough quality and content to be just as valuable as an in-person internship. That is why we are firmly committed to developing our remote internships program. We have already around 50 companies that have availed themselves of this modality and it is already generating fantastic results. In this sense, we want to contribute our grain of sand and knowledge in the matter to suggest some ideas, together with our partner universities, who are supporting this initiative as a potential solution to the end of the school year.

Do you want to download our remote internships guide? Do it here: https://internships-usa.eu/rmlp/best-remote-internships-quality/

Tips and benefits of doing an online internship

a) What type of tasks can be done remotely?

At Spain Internship, after consulting with many of our customers, we have compiled a list of potential tasks to do online.

1.- Development of the internationalization and benchmarking strategy. Undoubtedly, in order to develop any international market, people need to make it happen. Many of our clients have accessed international talent, which, over time, has helped them to enter new markets and consolidate the growth of international sales. Updating databases, searching for international partners, accessing new distributors, preparation for international fairs, analysis of international regulations, and agreements with international suppliers are some specific actions that can help any company to develop its internationalisation processes. Right now is a perfect time to conduct market research.

2.- SEO. The visibility of our companies on the internet depends on many aspects: the content, the languages ​​in which the website is accessible, the channels through which we communicate with customers, or the search engine algorithms, among many other factors. In this sense, many of our clients have been able to substantially improve the positioning of their websites in various languages, thus bringing together new users and clients. As it is a task that has a long-term effect, addressing this task today could deliver excellent results in upcoming months.

3.- Programming. International students studying technological development programmes are the ones using more everyday online working tools. 

4. Design. Creating web designs, graphic design work, and tasks of this nature, which do not require a personal presence in the company, can be enabled through basic follow-up meetings and brainstorming to share ideas.

5. Others. Basically, any task which can be done online, which will positively revert to the company in the medium term, should be addressed now.

b) Quality remote internships, how can I manage these internships online, obtain results for my company and also offer a good educational experience to students?

1. Develop and demand a good training plan. Training is the most fundamental part of any internship. Keep in mind that it is what the students are going to take with them and it is key for completing tasks properly. Ideally, students would have task handbooks as well as video tutorials available online. We recommend the "atubecatcher" tool, that allows you to make videos explaining the procedures in a simple way whilst recording your own screen.

2. Set and organize tasks properly. Tasks must be clear, concise, concrete and have a deadline. We must bear in mind that students often lack professional experience, so offering clear, concrete, and concise tasks with deadlines can be a very interesting option. At Spain Internship, we use the Trello tool, www.trello.com, for organising tasks, and we advise both students and companies to use it.

3. Communicate fluently We understand that it is not possible for any of you to be connected by video call 8 hours a day, so we recommend the use of tools such as Slack for communication management and subsequent monitoring.

4. Make weekly reviews. 

Remote internships are becoming increasingly popular and will be key in the future, so we fully support students and companies who are willing to do this type of placement.
Need more information?

We have developed a full guide on how to manage remote internships properly. If you want to download it, do it here: https://internships-usa.eu/rmlp/best-remote-internships-quality/

 

STUDENT VISA SPAIN ASSISTANCE PREMIUM SERVICE 

If you have already found an internship in Spain but you are not sure about the documentation process or you are a company and would like to have information about the visa processes, you can still count on us!
All the information is written and described in the FAQ areas of our website but, if you are interested in a customized and personalized service, we will be glad to help you with our premium visa consultancy service.

Spain Internship has a deep knowledge and experience helping students with the Student VISA, and we update constantly requirements and embassy requests, as well as provide tips to avoid visa rejections.
Remember that you will need a Student VISA in case you are not an EU citizen and your internship offers some kind of benefit as a payment and/or accommodation.

What does it include?

  1. 1 hour personal assistance (skype or any other video call system)
  2. Evaluation of documentation, revision and guidance to be submitted to embassy
  3. We will guide you step by step during the VISA process
  4. General questions support

How does it work? 

1) Send your request and profile, including CV, type of internship you will make and passport to andrea@spain-internship.com
2) We will evaluate your request and if feasible, we will ask you to pay the service of 139 €, VAT 21% included in order to proceed.


Other services:

In case you are a company, an organization or any other and you want to evaluate, ask for consultation or others write andrea@spain-internship.com and we will evaluate your request.

Important notice:

For students already enrolled in an Spain Internship program, or in some of our premium services, notice that your program may include basic consultation of VISA, do not hesitate to contact your project manager or contact person if you have any questions. 

*Please, note that though we have a really high success rate, we are unable to control certain details of each application and the final decision corresponds to the embassy or consulate, therefore Spain internship will not responsible of any VISA denial.

 

Health, accidents and liability insurance for internships and students in Spain

Why should I buy an insurance?

If you are a non-EU student, or your university does not provide you with private travel or health insurance it is necessary for you to obtain private insurance for your stay in Spain.
EU citizens are not obligied to have an insurance as they have the E-111 or European Health Insurance Card.
In addition, the insurance is an extra guarantee for the student, in case of illness and / or accident, loss of luggage, airline tickets and many others.
If you need a work liability insurance, it has to be quoted depending on your tasks, contact jose@spain-internship.com and we will quote your request.

With a good quality insurance:

You have protection 24 hours 365 days a year. Therefore, in case of emergency of any kind you will receive immediate attention.

  • Medical and dental coverage of the highest quality.
  • Save money, because in case of illness that you have to be admitted to a clinic, the insurance covers the hospitalization
  • Travelling expenses of relatives in case of hospitalization of the insured.
  • The insurance covers the early return due to the death of a family member or due to prolonged illness.
  • Repatriation or transport of the deceased insured.
  • In case the airline loses your suitcase or arrives hours later, with the insurance you can buy essential items such as medicines and clothes while the suitcase arrives.
  • Costs for cancellation of the trip in case of death or permanent disability

Our insurance includes:

1. Medical and health expenses: € 30,000
2. Dental expenses: € 100
3. Repatriation or transport of injured or sick people: Unlimited
4. Sending a family member for the insured's hospitalization for more than 5 days: Unlimited
5. Family living expenses max € 75 / day: € 750
6. Repatriation or early return due to the death of a family member: Unlimited
7. Theft and damage to luggage: € 500
8. Compensation for loss of classes due to hospitalization: € 50 per day / € 250
9. Compensation for accident or permanent disability in trip: 6000 €
10: General Civil liability (not work placement liability insurance): € 60,000

Choose your insurance according to the duration.

Here you can buy the insurance. You can pay by credit card or paypal credit.
Once you have paid for the insurance, we will send you an email to ask for the rest of your information, please add your contact information.

If you are an EU citizen:

 1-90 days - 108,18 € 91 - 180 days - 144,13 € 181 - 270 days -  189,68€  271 - 360 days-  235,23 €

Si are not an EU citizen: 

 1-90 days - 158,18 € 91 - 180 days - 194,13 € 181 - 270 days -  249,68€  271 - 360 days-  295,23 €

 

Accommodation for students: Rooms for students in Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Valencia and others.

Spain Internship offers a wide variety of housing solutions for groups, individuals or students coming to Spain.
We have partnerships with many different organizations and any request will be forwarded to our customers.

We offer all kind of solutions:

  • Single rooms / Double rooms
  • Shared flats 
  • Appartements
  • Student residences

All our appartments have high speed internet, common areas and they are fully equipped. We only work with accommodation in the best areas of every city.

 

 

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