Virtual placements, also known as remote placements or online placements, are becoming more popular globally.
A virtual placement or virtual internship is a work placement where an intern gains professional work experience and training while not physically at the host company’s location.
All communication between the intern and company is carried out via online platforms Participants benefit from professional development before their program begins and after it finishes.
The tools included in your program enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and then successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.
You’ll work on real projects with experienced professionals, mentored by a dedicated supervisor within your host organization, and supported in your personal development
The labor market now demands talent that thrives in a remote environment. Our remote internships will give you the experience and skills to thrive in a remote environment, and the knowledge to leverage this with future employers.
Without having to leave home. Our affordable remote internships are designed for students, graduates and young professionals who are unable to travel but still want to boost their career prospects with overseas work experience and professional coaching tailored to your specific career goals.
We offer over 65 career-focused remote internship programs in Europe, Asia and Africa.
you can complete your internship online from wherever you are located, communicating with your host organization online and through video calls. Whether you’re completing your internship from the comfort of your home, in conjunction with gap year travels, or in between other studies or employment, our online internships enable you to use your spare time to gain practical cross-cultural experience and accelerate your career.
Our online internships are 100% customizable, providing you with the freedom to start your internship at any time and choose your own working hours
Nigeria Student Center has access to internship positions with hundreds of cutting edge organizations around the world.
You’ll work on real projects with experienced professionals, mentored by a dedicated supervisor within your host organization, and supported in your personal development mentor
A guided reflection course, which combines personal development with professional competency building. Interns receive weekly reflection modules to complete during their program, which foster the acquisition of essential soft skills for employability and a resilient career.
Each reflective journaling task introduces a new topic, presents learning objectives, and provides specific prompts that inspire and guide the learning process.
Upon completion of the internship and reflection course, interns receive a portfolio as documentation of their experience.
This includes a certificate of internship completion, alongside a summary of the internship goals, skill development, highlights, and a compilation of the reflection work that will help you articulate your achievements during job interviews.
All students need to complete the career development and employability programme.
Our Career Advancement Training offers you a one year access to our exciting digital platform, with handpicked training to help you to develop each of the 8 key competencies that are identified as being essential to succeed in the 21st century.
Participants benefit from professional development before their program begins and after it finishes. The tools included in your program enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and then successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.
Each of the 8 competencies listed below give a high level overview of the learning objectives of the Career Advancement Training, which are delivered through a combination of videos, podcasts, articles, quizzes and projects. Once successfully completed, you will earn badges and a certificate that can be displayed on LinkedIn.
Gaining online work experience will boost your employability. Having a remote internship with a leading, global company on your resume demonstrates to future employers that you can thrive in a remote environment and have the skills needed to be a valuable asset to their team, such as self-discipline, cross-cultural fluency and digital literacy.
These skills are crucial for any career path you choose to pursue, whether it’s remote or not.