Terms of Employments – Internship

Description

An intern-ship is a temporary position within a company, with the emphasis on on-the-job training and it can be paid or unpaid.  In numerous fields of work including publishing, you may require to take an intern-ship before you are qualified for a permanent position.

Salary / How are they paid?

An intern-ship may be paid, unpaid, or partially paid (in the form of a stipend). Stipends are typically a fixed amount of money that is paid out on a regular basis. Usually, interns that are paid through stipends are paid on a monthly basis.

Benefits

Being part of an intern-ship comes with many benefits, often with people ready to start a new career.

  • Practical / work experience which can help increase the chance for a permanent position within the same, or different company
  • Allows the person to gain new skills by working with a companies employees

Disadvantages

Intern-ships are a great way to kick-start a new career, but it comes with its drawbacks.

  • Usually paid low amounts and often nothing at all
  • Often people who are paid during an intern-ship are considered to be living under the national living wage
  • Intern-ships often require the candidate to relocate away from where they are currently living

Examples of Intern-ship Job Adverts

Game

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http://jobs.rebellion.co.uk/vacancies/190/design_entry_level_internship/

Animation

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http://www.disneyanimation.com/careers/interns-apprentices

VFX

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http://www.moving-picture.com/join-us/internships/

 

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