What is an Intern?

An internship is a short-term job position and is usually fulfilled by students or recent graduates looking to gain job experience. There are many different positions that interns can be assigned to and is usually related to the field of study, therefore what tasks are expected from the intern can vary greatly.

Intern Duties

  • Performing assigned tasks under supervision.
  • Assisting colleagues.
  • Running errands – like delivery of files, items or information.
  • Manage electronic databases and input information.
  • Set-up, organize, clean and prepare conference rooms, meeting rooms and other company workplaces.
  • Attend company functions and events.
  • Update and maintain social media accounts.
  • Answer phone and reply to e-mails providing general answers and information.
  • Perform clerical duties.

Common Skills and Requirements

Soft Skills:

Quick-learner, Working in a team, Communication

Technical Skills:

Microsoft Office

Average Intern Salary

Unpaid internships: €0

Paid Internships: Minimum local wage

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