FAQ PAGE

 

Select one of questions below to find out the answers.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Do I need to be fluent in English to apply through MAXinternship?

You need to understand English and be able to speak and write it properly.
Fluent is almost bilingual so you don’t have to be fluent but you need to have an intermediate level.

In what fields of study can MAXinternship find me a position?

MAXinternship can help you to find a position abroad in each field of study. It is important for us to know the requirements of your study and your personal wishes so we can make the perfect match and find you the best internship.

What is the best time frame to apply for an internship through MAXinternship?

The sooner you apply, the better. It depends on your qualification and experience. Usually it happens within 2–3 weeks if you respond well to our needs.

When can I start with my internship?

You are always welcome. MAXinternship offers positions all year round. It is important to apply in time so we have sufficient time to arrange everything.

Can MAXinternship guarantee me a position when I apply?

We can't give 100% guarantee, but we will do our best to find all students a matching placement abroad.

Are there any fees attached to the service of MAXinternship, and how much?

MAXinternship charges a one time fee of 200 euros.

When do I have to pay the fees, and how?

Fees are to be paid only when you have agreed to an internship that MAXinternship found for you, by bank transfer.

When should I book my flight ticket?

After the duration of the internship are set and after we have received your payment and all the necessary documents.

What if it doesn't work out with my internship, can you find me another placement?

It depends on each case, but if it is necessary, we will do our best to find you another placement.

SOME OTHER QUESTIONS

What if I can't stay at my internship because of personal reasons (home sick, sickness, etc.).Would it be possible to get a refund?

MAXinternship does not offer any refund for leaving your internship due to personal reasons. If you decide to leave, please always talk about this with your host company and leave them in a good matter.

Is it possible to have a part time job when I am doing my internship abroad?

It all depends on where you are doing your internship abroad. In most countries it is possible to work with your visa. Only in the USA this is not possible. In Australia and New Zealand it is only possible to work on a work & holiday visa.

How do I know if my insurance agency covers me the whole period abroad?

In most cases you are covered abroad. When you are not sure about this, please contact your insurance agency.

Are there any paid positions abroad?

Most internships abroad are unpaid. Do keep this in mind so you can start in time to safe money or to apply for a scholarship. There are some exceptions, but the salary is in most cases not enough to pay all your living expenses. Talk to your internship supersivor at your university about the possibilities to get a scholarship like Erasmus+, Leonardo Davinci, etc.

Could family or friends visit me during my internship?

Yes, ofcourse they are welcome to visit you. You can even talk to your supervisor and maybe get a special price for your visitors if they would like to stay at your internship placement. But please arrange your days off prior in time with your supervisor if you could save extra days off so you could spend more time with your visitors.