Kategoriarkiv: Living in Denmark

Open your mind to cultural differences

Living abroad can be hard, in part because you have to make so many adjustments to your daily routine as well as to your preconceived notions about life abroad and your personal beliefs. Balancing these adjustments can be tricky, and … Læs resten

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Adding Value to Your Farm Internship

A basic internship offers the opportunity to live and work on a farm for part or all of a season. But you can take certain steps that will increase the value of the intern’s experience. Following are some fairly simple … Læs resten

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Benchmarks of a Successful Farm Internship

Farmers are looking for reliable young people who will stay through the agreed period. Many first-time interns have romantic notions about farming, which need to be tempered with some grit. The reality is that most young people today have not … Læs resten

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How To Make Friends During Your Internship Abroad

One of the biggest quarrels that some people have about living, working, studying, or interning abroad is that they won’t know anyone… This is a very common concern which you can overcome by just being more proactive. If you’re planning … Læs resten

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Adapting to a New Culture

Yes, of course you are open minded, otherwise you would hardly consider living abroad, right? Adapting to a new culture is not easy. When you move abroad, especially when the culture is very different from your own, you will be … Læs resten

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Do my daily breaks count as paid time?

Not unless your contract says so. The general rule on breaks is that you are entitled to a break of 15 minutes after a 4 ½ hour work period. If you work more than 6 hours you are entitled to … Læs resten

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Signs your internship won’t turn into a full-time job

Neither of you have expressed interest in you staying If you haven’t told your manager how much you enjoy working there — and how much you’d love to stay on as a full-time employee and continue contributing to the team … Læs resten

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Taxation in Denmark

Welfare for all. The Danish welfare state is, among other things, based on the concept of citizens having equal access to the different services paid for by taxes.  Tax is one of the cornerstones of the Danish society. In Denmark … Læs resten

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Living & Cooking Abroad

One of the best parts of doing internships abroad is expanding your palate and experiencing an entirely new food culture. Think visiting unique restaurants, trying new traditional dishes, learning about local cuisine, and more. You may even try your hand … Læs resten

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Things to Ask Your Internship on Your First Day

While you might be concerned about being a respectful, under-the-radar type of intern so as not to step on anyone’s toes, you’re not offending anyone by asking questions. There are things that you, as an intern, deserve to know and … Læs resten

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