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9 things you need to know before you come to London

Become an expert of London before you even step foot in the country, for your international internship, with our top tips.

12 essential English idioms and expressions for the office

Prepare yourself for your international internship with these 12 essential English idioms and expressions that you will hear during your work experience. 

7 things you will learn about yourself during your internship

As well as developing essential skills for your career, an international internship can help you learn these interesting 7 things about yourself.

Top 10 free things to do in London

Stripped for cash but still want to have a truly incredible London experience during your internship or studies? Then check out our top 10 guide of free things you can do in London.

Where to write your internship experience in your CV

Internships can be a useful stepping stone for getting relevant work experience for your future career, but how do you make sure your experience stands out on your CV?

How to shake your interviewer's hand

Walk out of your internship interview filled with confidence after you've tried these incredible handshake tips!

What should you wear for your internship interview?

Nervous about your interview? Follow our what to wear guide and you'll be halfway there (living on a prayer... that'll you'll get the internship and we believe that you can!)

Taking a break can boost your productivity

Did you know that by taking a break during the working day can boost your productivity? So take a few more breaks during your internship and you will become more productive and motivated!

Everything you need to know about a Tier 4 visa

Do you need a Tier 4 visa before you come to the UK to complete your internship? Not sure whether you need a visa? Check out our blog to find out more about Tier 4 visas. 

How to write a professional English email

During your professional internship in London you might need to write emails to your colleagues or clients, but don't worry we've got you covered with this easy-to-follow 5 step guide on how to format and phrase your email.

UK office etiquette guide for international students

Are you about to start your internship in an office in the UK? Then you must read our office etiquette guide for international students.

Are you looking for something to do this weekend?

Need some inspiration for your weekend plans? Look no further, we have put together a list of seven wonderful things you could do this weekend!

Everything you need to know about a Tier 5 visa

Are you unsure whether you need a visa for coming to the UK? Then check out our blog on whether you will need a tier 5 visa for your internship.

My Twin Internship Experience in London

We asked Diana to share her internship experience in London with us, check out what she had to say about her time at Twin! 

Learn these 5 common and strange cockney rhyming slang phrases

If I said I'm going up the apples and pears, would you know what I meant? Find out how to use these 5 common and strange cockney rhyming slang phrases!

5 incredible benefits of doing an international internship

Not only can an international internship help with your professional growth, it can also help with your personal growth. Find out how work experience in the UK can benefit you and what you will gain from your time abroad. 

How to celebrate St George's Day

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Why not embrace British culture by celebrating St George's Day? 

Magical places in Scotland that all unicorn lovers must visit!

Today is National Unicorn Day, so why not celebrate by going to Scotland, the place where the unicorn is the country's national animal? Here are some fantastic places for you to add to your bucket list whilst you are in the UK completing your internship!

My London Internship Experience at Twin

We asked Pelagia to share her internship experience in London with us, check out what she had to say about her time at Twin! 

6 travelling mistakes you need to avoid when you’re abroad

Find out these 6 common travelling mistakes and how you can avoid these when you come to Twin for your English lessons or your internship.

What to expect from your homestay host?

Find out what staying with your homestay family will be like, including what you should expect, what you should take with you and the lessons you will learn along the way, such as appreciating a new culture.

How to: turn an internship into a full-time job

Learn how you can turn your internship into a permanent job position, with the excellent advice of our very own employee who has been there and done that!

How does a funded internship with Erasmus+ work?

Find out about funded internships and discover if you qualify for an Erasmus+ programme.

International Women's Day

Learn about the origins of International Women's Day and discover local events you can attend in London to celebrate and find empowerment.

How to celebrate Pancake Day

Find out why people celebrate Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) and discover ways in which you can celebrate, whilst you are in the UK.

English phone call phrases you need to know for your internship

Learn how to effectively communicate over the telephone with these English phrases.

3 unusual Valentine’s Day date ideas in Greenwich

Calling all internship students who want to do something different this Valentine's day, check out these 3 unusual date ideas in Greenwich.

Overcoming homesickness during your internship

If you are missing home or your family and friends, find out how you can overcome your homesickness in 5 easy steps using your 5 senses.

Ask for help the right way with these 5 useful tips

Make sure you ask for help the right way, during your internship in the UK.

9 things you need to know before you start your internship

Discover what our 9 tips are for any international student who is about to start their internship in the UK.

How to make new friends during your internship

Check out Twin's social scene and make new friends during your internship

5 things every intern will gain from working in a charity shop

Are you taking part in an internship in a charity shop? Do you want to find out what you will gain from your experience? Then make sure you read this blog!

10 weird and wonderful British expressions you need to know before you start your internship in London

Learn what these 10 weird and wonderful British phrases and expressions mean before you start your internship in London

How to improve your English for your internship

Find out how to improve your English skills before your internship in the UK with our useful guide.

8 things you will learn when living abroad

You can learn a lot about yourself and different cultures when you are living abroad, here are 8 things that you can expect to learn!

Volunteering enhances your CV

Constant rejection at job interviews? Perhaps a new approach is needed to help you become more of an appealing candidate.

5 UK attractions to visit

Five extraordinary places to explore when you visit the UK.

5 London attractions to visit

Here are our ideas on 5 places to visit in London.

What do they say? Nicole from Germany

Nicole used Twin to find an internship and ended up interning in our very own sales team! This is what she has to say about settling in to work and life in London.

5 myths about internships

Here are the lies you've already heard about internships and the truth you should know

5 things to learn about internships from the films

Tired of reading about what to expect from your internship? Sit back and learn about the do's and don'ts of your internship from the films.

Making the most of your internship

Find out how to make the most of your time interning and attain a fulfilling experience.

13 essential items you need on your first day

Be prepared for the first day at your internship by ensuring you have all of these 13 essential items.

Preparing for your internship

Starting your internship soon? Let's go over some of the ways you can prepare.

Preparing for your phone interview

Have an upcoming phone interview? Don't panic! Here are some tips to help.

What are your rights: unpaid internships?

Make sure you know your rights during your internship. Discover whether you are entitled to the National Minimum Wage.

How can a short term internship help you?

Do you want to try an internship in London? Discover how our short-term internship could benefit you!

Why you should intern in London

There are many advantages of getting work experience in London. Here are some of the main reasons why interning in London could help move your career in the right direction.

How to improve your interview skills

Learn how to make the most of an interview opportunity.

Choose London for your internship

Want to enrich your internship experience? Check out this blog to find out why London may be a great city for you to work in.

Why a UK-based internship could be right for you

Need help with pursuing a career? Considering an internship? Check out this blog to learn more about why the UK is a great place to have your internship.