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International Business Internships Abroad

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1 Week to 3 Months
Availability : Year Round
Worldwide
Kingston
Min Age : 16
Max People : 30

Overview

Are you seeking international business internships? We offer business internships abroad, accounting internships abroad and human resources internships abroad projects in Jamaica for students from around the world. We work with a number of small, medium and large businesses in Jamaica where our interns receive on the job training while performing crucial duties each day.

Some of the organizations we have teamed up with include accounting firms, marketing companies, pharmacies, schools, IT firms, radio stations, hotels, and insurance companies. This program is designed to equip students with international working experience while boosting their CV and developing much-needed skills. Just indicate your field of study and the desired department that you would like to intern in, and we will find the ideal placement for you. You will be assigned a mentor/supervisor who will ensure that you are fitting in and accomplishing your goals.

We have spaces open for international business internships summer 2019, as well as the remainder of the year, so begin booking your space by applying now!

Your Rewards

  • 10% off all tours & adventures
  • Business Internship certificate
  • 40 or more work hours each week
  • Daily mentorship sessions
  • Jamaican culture course
  • Patois (local dialect) language course
  • Hands-on experience in the business field

Details

Qualifications/Experience

You must be either currently enrolled in a business related course, or have some form of certification and experience in the business field you are applying for.

Academic Credit/Work Hours

This may be possible, however, you would have to check with your school to see if it can be arranged, and then submit the relevant documents to us in a timely fashion.

Planning Your Project Activities

Once you have been accepted to join our international business internships, your Project Advisor will schedule a call or online meeting with you to discuss the activities and duties you would like to perform on your internship. It is advised that you start thinking about these activities the moment you decide to join this project, to have a better idea of the goals you would like to accomplish.

Some ideas you can think about include:

  • Work on an accounting internship abroad project at a local company, or an accounting firm
  • Volunteer in the human resources department on human resource management internships abroad placements
  • Intern in other business-related fields such as business management or information technology
  • Work with qualified and experienced professionals who will impart tips and pass on skills
  • Test your knowledge by applying what you learned in class to real-world situations
  • Gain course credit *only for supported courses
  • Hone your skills in a real workplace
  • Build relationships with Jamaicans working in your field and broaden your network
  • Learn about workplace ethics and laws in Jamaica

These are just some examples. Feel free to discuss any other activities you would like to engage in during your project.

Your First Day

To start your business internships abroad, we will accompany you to your work site to help you settle in and introduce you to your supervisor and the team. You will receive an orientation, be shown around the office and we will advise you on how to get your lunch each day.

Afternoon And Weekends

On some weekdays after you complete work, and on the weekends, you can purchase tours and adventure packages to have some fun and get to experience the beauty of Jamaica. Book your tours on our cultural immersion and adventure packages here.

Project Completion

After you have completed your international business internships for college students, we will award you with a Business Internship Certificate. We will also sign ay course-related documents.

Recommended To Take With You

  • Appropriate office wear (eg business casual)
  • Money to purchase lunch ($3 – $5 USD per day)
  • Insect repellent to prevent mosquito and bug bites
  • Any supplies or equipment to help you perform your duties
  • A camera to take pictures
  • Sunscreen if you intend to play in the sun or sunbathe
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Comfortable shoes
  • A laptop, tablet or smartphone to take notes
  • Cash for any shopping or excursions
  • Water shoes if you plan on swimming

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Accommodation

Barnetts Homestay Photo

Barnett’s Home Stay in St. Catherine

You will stay with Jomo, the owner of Jamaica International Projects and his family. This option houses up to 10 people comfortably in dorm rooms equipped with air conditioning.

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Daily Meals

Our International business internships include full breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day. We will prepare Jamaican cuisine, and we cater to all dietary preferences and restrictions including allergies, vegans, kosher, diabetics and more.

Orientation

On the first day of your business internships abroad project, we will give you a full orientation where we will cover work hours, transfer times, accommodation and project rules, the Jamaican lifestyle, extracurricular activities and more.

Training

To ensure we offer the best international business internships, we include training to ensure that you are fully equipped to take on your duties and that you fit right into your work environment.

Daily Cultural Training

Daily cultural lessons are included in our international business major internships. These are 30-minute sessions where we teach you about various aspects of Jamaican culture, such as traditions, norms, religion, food, history, government and more.

Jamaican Language Classes

You will also receive lessons on how to speak, write and understand Patois (pronounced Pat-Wah), which is our local dialect.

Mentorship Session/Review Of The Day

During weekdays after you return to your accommodation and have had dinner, we will offer you a mentorship/reflection session with your Project Advisor, so you can discuss the day’s activities, ask us any questions, explain the problems you faced and expound upon your plans for the following days. This will typically last about 30 minutes.

Transport

Airport Pickup

We pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your accommodation. The airport you should fly into is the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston (KIN). We will meet you at the airport with a sign saying “Jamaica International Projects”. You will be transferred directly from the airport to your accommodation.

Daily Transfers

Each day, you will be transferred from your accommodation directly to your international business internships work site by a team member. We will also pick you up at the agreed upon time and transfer you either back to the accommodation, to change money/purchase supplies or to a cultural immersion activity/excursion, depending upon your itinerary.

Tour Transfers

For your tours, you will have a Project Advisor accompanying you to point out important landmarks and to function as a guide. You will be transferred to and from all excursions and outings.

Return To Airport

At the conclusion of your business internships abroad, we will transfer you back to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Pricing

NB: All prices below are quoted in USD and are based per person

International Business Internships Processing Fee (Added to Total)

1 Person – $300
5 or more people – $200 per person

Home Stay Accommodation Packages

Dorm Room

1 Week – $780
2 Weeks – $1360 
3 Weeks – $1990
4 Weeks – $2620
Extra Weeks – $550 per week

Price Includes

  • Pre-arrival support and assistance
  • Arranging your international business internships in Jamaica
  • Orientation and support documentation
  • Daily cultural training session (certificate awarded at the end)
  • Daily mentorship/review of the day’s activities
  • Pickup from airport and transfer to accommodation
  • Dorm or double room with a local host family in Kingston or St. Catherine. Accommodation equipped with fans or ac, bunk or double beds, kitchen access, free wifi, cable television, bathroom, security features and more
  • Full breakfast and dinner daily
  • Daily transportation to and from work site
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Business Internship certificate upon successful completion of your internship
  • Return transfer to the airport
  • Successful program grants pre-approval for alumni discounts and perks
  • 10% Discount off all tours and adventures
  • Weekly complimentary trip to a nearby beach
  • Project based training

Price Excludes

  • Visa application cost or fees (if applicable)
  • Lunch
  • Additional Meals
  • Personal shopping money
  • Airfare expenses or taxes
  • Weekend tour and adventure projects
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance

Payment Methods

You can choose between two payment methods for our international business major internships:

Credit Card: If your package total is less than $8,000 USD, you may choose to pay with a credit card. All credit card payments will incur a 4% processing fee.

Wire Transfer: If your package is greater than $8,000 USD, you will have to pay via wire transfer. This method of payment will also incur a processing fee that you will be responsible to cover, which may vary depending on your bank of choice.

Booking

Step One (Research and Booking)

Once you have decided to join the best international business internships in Jamaica, proceed to the booking form, enter the relevant info, select your preferred payment option (30% deposit or full payment) and submit. After submission, you’ll be sent a list of documents to be submitted, payment instructions and a link to the internship application form.

If you are interested but not ready to book, please contact us or submit a message using the enquiry form.

Note: By submitting the booking form you will NOT be making a binding commitment to join the project.

Step Two (Follow Up Interview)

We will review your booking and application within 24 hours and reach out to you via your preferred means of contact. You will get to discuss your goals, skills and ask us questions. This is where you will learn of your acceptance into the program.

Step Three (Document Submission)

If you are accepted into our international business internships for college students, your documents will then become due for submission so that we can fully arrange your placement.

These Include:

  • A copy of your CV/Resume
  • 2 Reference letters (1 personal, 1 professional)
  • 1 recent photo id (passport, national id, school id or driver’s license)
  • 1 police report/criminal background check
  • Proof of travel insurance (you can purchase affordable IMG travel medical insurance here)
  • Flight itinerary
  • Completed internship application form

Step Four (Finalizing Payments)

You will then be notified to clear up all outstanding fees and balances (if you made a 30% deposit or made any additional changes to your package).

Reviews

  • I had a wonderful placement at the pediatric center where the Dr and staff were very welcoming. I was able to develop my manual blood pressure taking ability and other key skills that I’m not able to practice in my typical clinical environment.

    Renee Barrett
    Pediatric Intern
  • WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. This was a life changing experience. The children were so great. They gave me and taught me so much more than I gave them. This was one of the most satisfying trips I’ve ever done. Jomo, his mother and Dwayne were great hosts and caretakers. Jamaica and its people will forever be in my heart.

    Christelle Ugbaja
    Christelle Ugbaja
  • Unforgettable experience! All of you should try it. It was only my first-time volunteering and I’d love to do it again through the same Jamaica International Projects.

    Asimina Kosti-Stavri
    Asimina Kosti-Stavri
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