OIC INTERN 2019-2020 FALL SEMESTER ACTIVITIY CALENDAR
|2nd-15th of September 2019||Receiving OIC Intern Program Applications on the Website|
|16th-28th of September 2019||Evaluation Process of OIC Intern Program Applications|
|29th of September 2019||Announcement of the Eligible Students|
|7th-11th of October 2019||Interview Period|
|21th of October 2019||Announcement of the Interview Results|
|2nd-9th of November 2019||Orientation Training Process|
|November 2019-February 2020||Internship, Training, Program and Report Completion Process|
- Applications will be taken on ‘Intern Application Form’ placed on www.oicintern.org address.
- Those applicants who applied for the program after 2019-2020 Spring Term (8 April 2019) and those candidates who newly applied will be evaluated.
- Face-to-Face and Online Orientation Trainings will be organized in İstanbul and Ankara for those applicants whose applications and interviews are evaluated positively.
The international students who pursue their study in Turkey, and meet the following criteria will be eligible for OIC Intern International Internship Program:
- International bachelor students who are at 3rd or 4th grade,
- Pursuing postgraduate degree,
- Knowledge of Turkish or English at least at the level of B1,
- Additionally, knowledge of Arabic or French at least at the level of B1,
- Willing to improve themselves and are open to career opportunities,
- Under 30 years old,
WHAT IS OIC INTERN?
OIC INTERN is an international internship program aimed at guiding young people in professional career planning by reinforcing academic knowledge gained during their studies with practical applications.
OIC INTERN gives the opportunity for professional experience to young people through work ethic, work discipline and teamwork experience. While giving the opportunity to get vocational and technical experience, enables them also to acquire cultural interaction and intercultural communication skills.
The purpose of OIC INTERN is to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills of young people, to facilitate their entrance into the labor market, to contribute to the enhancement of the quality of the labor force in the long-term and to promote economic competitiveness member countries’ economies.
HOW DOES THE PROCESS WORK?
OIC INTERN provides a meeting point between the candidates who want to work as interns with required qualifications and the institutions that need interns. The institutions that want to recruit interns from OIC INTERN website and the youth who want to do internship apply for the program through the website.
Students can make their preferences according to the sector and the department in which they would like to do their internship. The applications of the intern candidates are evaluated by the Internship Office and the interviews are made later. Orientation training is provided for the students who are admitted to the internship program after the interview results. Following the orientation training, the intern is placed in the institution.
A mentor is assigned for each intern admitted to the program. The mentor maintains communication between the Internship Office, the internship institution and the trainee throughout the entire program. At the same time she/he supports the intern during the whole internship process.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF OIC INTERN?
- Contributing to the career development of youth
- To train professional human resources
- To increase intercultural communication
- To strengthen cooperation between countries
- To provide qualified workforce exchange
BENEFITS FOR INTERNS
- Familiarity with the working environment
- Professional knowledge and skills
- New business references
- Peer interaction
- Career and personal development
BENEFITS FOR THE INSTITUTION WHERE THE INTERNS ARE ADMITTING
- Interaction with different cultures
- Talented staff recruitment
- Opening up to different geographies
- Quality in the labor market
- Dynamic human resources