Internships, or work study, are an important part of GTTP activities. Students need to be able to see what life is like in a “real” business. In some member countries, internships are paid activities and students work for months or even during an entire school year at a local business. In other countries, such an extensive internship period is not feasible. An alternative is to have unpaid, 30-hour internships which can be conducted individually or in groups.
The Internship Manual discusses how to set up 30-hour internships and has sections for parents, students, school administrators, businesses and internship supervisors: