The Institute of Commercial Education (ICENZ) offers internship opportunities for our college graduate students interested in careers such as banking, telecommunication and many more. Based upon their academic training , performance and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work with one of our partner allies as per company requirements. Most projects require a strong knowledge business related knowledge.
Frequently asked question:
Q: Why intern through ICENZ?
A: Working at a Company can give you valuable work while also allowing you to make a difference in Career. Plan offers a great office environment and hands-on experience, which is applicable and valuable to future careers. Students can even earn some pocket money while acquiring important knowledge on international development. While on Internship, you can combine a beneficial learning experience.
Q: Who is eligible for internship positions?
A: Both current students and recent graduates of ICENZ (typically within six months of graduation) are eligible for internship program. Short-term, unpaid volunteer positions are occasionally offered too.
Q: What requirements is there to become an intern?
A: We are looking for individuals that have a passion for international service and, more specifically, whose values are aligned with the mission of the organization. Applicants have to be enrolled with ICENZ or must have recently graduated from ICENZ.
Q: I have already graduated from ICENZ, am I eligible to apply for an internship?
A: If you graduated within six month and had a outstanding academic performance you are eligible for the intenship depending upon the requirment of the company. If it has been more than six month since your graduation, please contact the administration.
Q: How many interns are accepted into the Internship Program?
A: It depends on the requirement by our partner companies.
Q: When are internships available? How long is the program?
A: ICENZ offers internships throughout the year, typically starting at the beginning of each semester and during the summer. A typical internship may last anywhere between one to nine months. Internships will be posted on ICENZ website and the application process is often competitive. For additional information, call ICENZ reception.
Q: Do I need to submit letters of recommendation with my initial application?
A: Recommendation letters for these internships are usually not necessary, but may be requested at each department’s discretion. We will contact you directly if letters are needed.
Q: Do letters of recommendation have to be written in English?
A: Yes. The internship application and supporting letters of recommendation must be written in English.
Q: Do graduate applicants need to submit graduate transcripts?
A: Yes. Graduate applicants for the Internship Program must send graduate transcripts
Q: Are internships part-time or full-time? How many hours are required for an internship?
A: ICENZ offers both part-time and full-time internships depending on the needs of the position and the availability of the individual. Full-time interns are expected to work a normal 40-hour week, while part-time interns are expected to work anywhere from 10 to 20 hours per week.
Q: Does ICENZ offers paid internship positions?
A: Internships are either paid or unpaid depending on the company you go as an intern. The pay rate for our interns is based on relevant skills, education, experience, and location.
Q: Does ICENZ help to locate housing for interns?
A: ICENZ does not help interns find housing. This is the responsibility of the intern.
Q: What is a typical internship like? What responsibilities do interns have?
A: Interns have worked in areas across the organization and are generally responsible for a variety of tasks based on their skill set. Some of our recent interns worked with our Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, the Communications Team, and the International Programs Unit. Interns receive daily guidance, direction, and ongoing supervision from their specific manager, who is there to ensure that work and/or projects are on track and that the intern has the tools s/he needs to be successful in their practical training.