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«How to Survive a Norwegian Internship ». Pernille Nesje, Advisor KS’ International Projects Tine Tangestuen, Special Advisor, KS-Agenda. WHEN PEOPLE COMMUNICATE…. 7 % WORDS 38% VOICE 55% BODY LANGUAGE. NORWEGIAN POLITICS - BRIEFLY!. WITHIN THE WORLD OF POLITICS IN NORWAY.

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How to survive a norwegian internship

«How to Survive a Norwegian Internship»

Pernille Nesje, Advisor KS’ International Projects

Tine Tangestuen, Special Advisor, KS-Agenda


When people communicate

WHEN PEOPLE COMMUNICATE…

  • 7 % WORDS

  • 38% VOICE

  • 55% BODY LANGUAGE


Norwegian politics briefly

NORWEGIAN POLITICS - BRIEFLY!


Within the world of politics in norway

WITHIN THE WORLD OF POLITICS IN NORWAY

  • Low conflict level is the ideal

  • Long democratic traditions

  • Social dialogue

  • Egalitarian society – everybody are middle class

  • Strict anti-corruption laws


Seen from the outside

SEEN FROM THE OUTSIDE…

  • The “outside nation”

  • Not an EU member, but still a reliable partner

  • Very open economy - 50% exports

  • Industry structure - adapted to international competition

  • 70% of all the issues in a Norwegian City Council come from the EU


Important dates in norwegian history

IMPORTANT DATES IN NORWEGIAN HISTORY

1814 – Wedon’tneedyou

1905 – Wedon’tneedyou

1945 – Wedon’tneedyou

1972 – Wedon’tneedyou

1994 – Wealreadytoldyou in 1972, Wedon’tneedyou!


Now let s have a look at the work place

NOW LET’SHAVE A LOOK AT THE WORK PLACE…

…AND THE NORWEGIANS’ FREE TIME!


How to survive a norwegian internship

  • Flat structures

  • Professional work

  • Open doors / Open landscape

  • Casual clothes

  • Informal tone

  • Friendly working environment

  • Employees are organized

  • Service attitude


How to survive a norwegian internship

  • Work and free time kept separate

  • Time more important than money

  • If it’s after 16:00, don’t call

  • If it’s July, don’t call

  • Family is most important

  • Hiking, skiing and the mountain


Engel

engel


The intern ship in norway some fin al comments

THE INTERNSHIP IN NORWAY- some final comments


What s in it

WHAT’S IN IT…?

  • Practical experience

  • Management from the Norwegian view

  • Learn about Norway’s culture and society

  • Create new Norwegian - Russian contacts


A few tips to remember

A few tips to remember…

  • Shops close early and are closed on Sundays

  • Informality

  • Keep track of the time – being late is a sin

  • Your mobiles should be on silent/vibrate when in a meeting, and it is considered rude to answer it during a meeting


Practicalities

PRACTICALITIES


Programme 16 april to 9 may

PROGRAMME 16 APRIL TO 9 MAY:

  • Monday 16 April: Arrival Oslo

  • Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 April: Programme for all in Oslo

  • Sunday 22 April: Departure for internships

  • Monday 23 April – 4 May: Individualinternships

  • Monday 7 May: Evaluation, Oslo

  • Tuesday 8 May: Closing Seminar, Oslo

  • Wednesday 9 May: Departure for Russia


How to survive a norwegian internship

VISA

  • Wewill send an invitation letter to your e-mail address as well as to theclosest Norwegian Consultate or Embassy

  • Whenyoureceivethe letter ofinvitationyoucango and apply

  • http://www.norvegia.ru/Embassy/visatonorway/


Tickets and insurance

TICKETS AND INSURANCE

•You have to buy travel insurance yourself for the whole stay in Norway. We will refund the costs in Oslo.

•We will buy all the tickets. The tickets are electronic and are sent you by e-mail from either [email protected] or [email protected]

Days of travel: Monday 16 April and Wednesday 9 May

•Tickets for the internship-period will be given to you in Norway


How to survive a norwegian internship

Arrival in Oslo Monday 16 April

 You will be met at the airport and brought to your place of living

You will have your own room or apartment both in Oslo and while you are on your internship

You will be given a daily rate to cover food and a sum to cover local transport


Preparations

PREPARATIONS

•Have contact with your host about your programme – we will give both contact information

•Prepare a presentation about your work and your region, for presentation in host organisations

•Make sure that you are clear regarding your objectives, goals and expectations for the internship – you will be asked to talk about it in Oslo


During your internship you should

During yourinternshipyoushould…

  • …make a report/presentation about your internship for presentation in Oslo on Monday 7 May

  • …focus on:

    Differences and similarities in your field of work between Norway and Russia

    The structure of local and regional authorities in Norway

    Your most surprising experience


Looking forward to seeing you all in oslo

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL IN OSLO!


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