Digital Nomad Program FAQs
What is a digital nomad?
A a digital nomad is someone who works remotely whilst travelling around the world. The digital nomad lifestyle allows you the flexibility to work from anywhere whilst providing you with invaluable professional experience.
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If I am accepted into the program, am I guaranteed an internship?
Yes. If we are unable to extend a virtual internship role offer within your primary or secondary career field you are protected by our money-back guarantee.
When is the deadline to apply for the Digital Nomad Program?
In order to have enough time to complete the required processes involved, you must apply for our Multi Destination Digital Nomad program at least 2 months before your desired start date.
What is included in the Multi Destination Digital Nomad Program?
The Multi Destination Digital Nomad programs include a virtual placement in a professional internship, accommodation in each city, airport transfers, inter-destination flights, access to a global co-working space, regular cultural and social events, 24/7 online support, visa assistance, access to our Career Advancement Training platform as well access to our Keynote Speaker Series.We offer two Multi Destination Digital Nomad program formats to meet the needs of our participants:
+ A 12-week program which offers the participant a 4-week stay in each of the three different European countries.
+ An 8-week program which offers the participant a 4-week stay in each of the two different European countries.
In addition, you’ll also receive access to a variety of professional development tools to prepare you for your experience. If applicable, our team will also assist you with the necessary documentation to receive academic credit.
The program inclusions don’t stop when your internship is over. You’ll also have access to our global community of professionals, and all of the networking benefits it provides!
What is included in the Single Destination Digital Nomad Program?
The Single Destination Digital Nomad program include a virtual placement in a professional internship, accommodation, 24/7 online support, visa assistance, access to our Career Advancement Training platform as well access to our Keynote Speaker Series.
You’ll receive access to a variety of professional development tools to prepare you for your experience. If applicable, our team will also assist you with the necessary documentation to receive academic credit.
However, the program inclusions don’t stop when your internship is over. You’ll also have access to our global community of professionals, and all of the networking benefits it provides!
What type of things will I be doing in my internship?
Meaningful, collaborative, project-based work with clear guidelines is the theme within all of our high-quality virtual internships. To ensure project guidelines are clearly defined, that you are making progress and continuously learning in your internship you will have regularly scheduled one-on-one catch-up calls with your internship supervisor.
Can I receive academic credit for an internship through The Intern Group?
Our School of Record, Florida A&M University, an accredited public university located in the USA, awards equal academic credit for The Intern Group’s in-person and virtual internships.
Whether you can receive academic credit for an in-person internship depends on your individual academic situation. Please carefully read through our page on academic credit. The content on our page on academic credit applies to both in-person and virtual internships through The Intern Group.
Are internships paid?
As a general principle, we encourage host organizations to offer remuneration to interns. However, this is a decision that lies with each company, also taking into consideration parameters such as visa restrictions. As such, it cannot be guaranteed.
Can I start off interning part-time and switch to full-time later?
The majority of our host organizations are flexible and open to changes, as long as you are responsible and respectful of their projects. If you know in advance that your timetable is likely to change during your program, let us know and we’ll make sure to match you with a flexible host organization.
Will I require a visa to intern?
Depending on your desired destination, a visa might be required. For more information, please check our visa requirements page for your chosen destination.
Is there a minimum/maximum age requirement for the Digital Nomad Program?
The minimum age is 18+. There is no maximum age & we regularly welcome experienced career changers.
What career fields can I complete a digital nomad internship in?
Our digital nomad program covers all career fields, from finance to fashion and everything in between. The global reach of this internship program means more opportunities are available to you, allowing us to source the very best global internship experience in your chosen career field. We are partnered with a huge range of companies, from some of the most prestigious organizations in the world through to small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial startups. This means we can find the perfect internship that will provide you with rapid career advancement opportunities.