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How to manage your budget during your internship

Savings Tips You’re in a foreign country for an internship, and no matter how long you plan to be there, you’re probably managing a specific budget that’s going to have to last until the end of your stay.   Meals … Læs resten

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Hav klare husregler i praktikant boligen

Hvorfor skal man have en husorden? En husorden er en slags ”færdselsregler” for den måde, vi lever på i vores ejendom og med hinanden. Det er nødvendigt med nogle rimelige spilleregler, som betyder, at vi alle sammen kan holde ud … Læs resten

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Calling the Danes

Identify yourself at the onset of the call. For example, you might say “Hello, my name is (your first and last name )“ When you are introducing yourself for a personal call, it is fine to use just your first … Læs resten

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Always check before signing an employment contract

Reading your employment contract might be the last thing on your mind after that long-awaited phone call or email. But, sad as it is you need to stop your victory dance and keep your cool because there is one step … Læs resten

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Yes, you’re an intern — but you do have rights?

Intern is classed as a worker. Workers are entitled to certain employment rights, including: The right to access to amenities (like toilets or a lunch room). The right to annual leave, sick leave and holiday pay. The right to public holidays. … Læs resten

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Living Costs in Denmark

We often get the question of what average costs to expect for life in Denmark. The standard of living is high and the economy performs above the European average. Accommodation, food, transport and leisure are therefore relatively expensive in Denmark … Læs resten

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Common misunderstandings if you want to make friend with Danes

This is very important if you want to make friends with Danes! Get your facts about Denmark straight… Do not ask us if Denmark is the capital in Scandinavia – or worse – in Norway!… We are a country with … Læs resten

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How to make friends with Danes

Danes are very independent people. You can still see a bit of Vikings in us with an attitude of let go get it and fight for it. If you want to make friends with Danes, see if you can try to … Læs resten

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What the Danes call a “sausage wagon”

Hot dogs are king!  Seriously, in Danish they’re called sausage wagons, which was reason enough to make encased meat the first meal we ate after landing in Denmark. 😛  But if you need more motivation, how about this: The quality of … Læs resten

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Everybody takes plastic…

Everybody takes plastic…credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted in Denmark. American Express and Diners Club are also accepted, but not as often. Make sure to check whether an extra fee will be charged, Supermarkets in particular … Læs resten

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