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InternshipDesk International Internship Programs

Summer Business Immersion Program June 16- August 11, 2012 in Edinburgh, UK Program


WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO STAND OUT FROM THE REST? Everyone

University Graduates

University Graduates With Work Experience

University graduates with work experience, international work experience and language skills

InternshipDesk Program Graduates

Who We Are

What We Do

How We Can Help

InternshipDesk is a globally recognized, US based, career development company that offers international summer business immersion programs and internship placement. Established in 2007, we have provided the student and new graduate communities of the world with the unique opportunity to obtain an exclusive internship with the most successful and recognized multi-national companies such as Nike, General Mills, Harley-Davidson, GE and IBM. Our mission is to lead the world in placing the next generation of global business leaders. InternshipDesk is a subsidiary of The Arcotech Group trading since 1981.

In today’s competitive job search market, you have to differentiate yourself from the multitude of college graduates that are looking for the same open positions that you are. Today a good GPA and participation in your campus community just aren’t enough. At InternshipDesk we start by learning about you. We will help you in reaching your career goals through providing you with a road map to help you navigate your way through today’s difficult job market.

An international experience that you will remember for a lifetime. A vastly improved resume that will make you more marketable to ALL employers and the opportunity to differentiate yourself from the field. You will gain a better understanding of options available across international industries. The opportunity to develop a global network through your International Group and our alumni association. Upon graduation from our program, you will be interviewed by our international placement partner and assisted by them in your job search. Lifelong memories and friends from traveling, living and working abroad.


Highlights of the Edinburgh, UK Program Internship Placement – First and Foremost, you will be placed in a project based, internship with the most successful and recognized multi-national companies in Edinburgh, Scotland. This sole part of the program will position you for your future success in an International career. Accommodation & Transportation – All students will be housed together in a 4 star hotel, at double occupancy. Airport transfer on arrival/departure and a local transportation allowance will be provided. International Career Development Series – The class will meet every Wednesday for our featured career development lecture series. Topics range from local and regional culture to current business scenarios and practices. All speakers come from a variety of backgrounds including MNC’s, NGO’s, government, academia and the arts. We also offer a variety of cultural programs to fully immerse you in the Scottish culture. Travel & Volunteering – Additional travel, included with the program, will include a bus tour of Edinburgh, a 2 day & 3 night tour of the Scottish Highlands, a distillery tour of and tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo. There will also be additional weekend activities offered throughout the city. On-site Program Management – Our experienced staff is available 24/7. The program is directed by senior level managers and supported by program managers both local and western.


Program Information: UK – Edinburgh Program Dates: Duration: Cost: Inclusive of:

*Exclusive of Airfare

June 16 – August 11, 2012 2 Months $8,000.00 • Internship Placement: Students will apply to actual positions at major Scottish & multinational firms. Students will be required to complete an interview with the InternshipDesk team & the host company. Students will work full time (~40 hours / week). • Visa: InternshipDesk will provide letters from our US offices enabling students to go to the UK consulate to obtain their visa. • Housing: Students will be housed at a 4 star hotel. Housing will be at double occupancy. • Airport Transfer: Students will be picked up on arrival and departure from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the airport. • Transportation Allowance: Students will be provided with a transportation card for access to local transportation. • Management: The program is directed by C.J. Seestadt and assisted by a local group of management. The management team is actively involved in the day to day oversight of the program and will be available to the whole group 24/7. • Welcome Reception: A welcome reception will be held upon the first weekend of your arrival. Business leaders and local university students will be in attendance to meet with the students. • Orientation: The first two days of the program will consist of orientation. Cultural issues and various topics will be addressed. The group will be guided around the city and advised on general guidelines on life in Scotland. • Travel: Travel included with the program will include a bus tour of Edinburgh, a 2 day and 3 night tour of the Scottish highlands, a distillery and castle tour and tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo. There will also be additional weekend trips offered by our management team for an additional cost. • International Career Development Series: Our weekly keynote series will include speakers from major multinationals, NGO’s and other areas. In many cases the series will be held at the site of the speaker, enabling the students to observe multiple working environments within the country. The events are held in the evening. • Graduation Ceremony: A graduation ceremony will be held where students will all have the opportunity to speak to the group about their experience. Students will be given an award upon completion of their 2 month program.


Edinburgh 2012