International student internship at TCA video transcript

[Background music]

[Minal is standing and smiling in her workplace]

On screen text: Minal Patel, India, Navitas Professional

Minal: I’m Mina Maulik Patel and I’m from India.

[Minal is sitting on a couch in the office and speaks to the camera]

Minal: I have started doing Masters of Professional Accounting in Melbourne.

[Minal and Muhammad sitting at their desk, listening to a third person talking in the background]

Minal: And then I decided to move to Darwin.

[Sarah is presenting on a board to Minal and Muhammad who are both sitting at a desk]

Minal: This placement give me a real vocalise experience.

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[Minal is sitting on a couch in the office and speaks to the camera]

Minal: I get placed here, so I got the opportunity to work here as well. So really, which is great for me.

[Minal is assisting a colleague, she is standing beside him at his desk]

Minal: I want to recommend to other students that be curious, be active in day-to-day activities.

[Minal is sitting on a couch in the office and speaks to the camera]

Minal: Because if you really want to see yourself in your career.

[Minal and Muhammad are being guided by Sarah to navigate the laptop]

Minal: Then you really need to be active.

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[Sarah is sitting on the couch and is speaks to the camera]

On screen text: Sarah Giannikouris, Owner, TCA Accountant and Bookkeepers

Sarah: A lot of people are a little bit concerned of bringing in international students, they fear that maybe the communication won’t be very good or maybe they don’t understand the Australian way.

[An employee is talking to a third person in front of the camera]

Sarah: We found this as the opposite, we found that the students have been very eager to learn.

[Sarah is shown working with an employee, guiding him on the computer]

Sarah: And often the communication is really quite good.

[The employee is eager and keen to do what Sarah has instructed]

Sarah: They just appreciate every opportunity that’s given them.

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[Muhammad is talking to Minal in the office]

Sarah: So, Muhammad is a really good example.

[Sarah is sitting on the couch and is speaks to the camera]

Sarah: To Muhammad we did offer full-time employment to and we are now paying for him to go through to do his CPA.

[Muhammad is seen talking to Minal and is walking through the corridor towards his office where he sits down]

Sarah: And he is now delivering that training that we had delivered to him last year, and he is fantastic.

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Muhammad: Now I’m working as a full-time worker here and I am studying towards my CPA.

[Muhammad is sitting in the office and speaks to the camera]

On screen text: Muhammad Muzzamil, previous Navitas Professional, Accounting intern - 2019

Muhammad: Once I finish my CPA it’s not just in Australia it will give me opportunity all around the world.

[Muhammad is seen typing on his computer]

Muhammad: It’s a really good platform to kick-start your career and then excel in the future.

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[Minal is sitting on a couch in the office and speaks to the camera]

Minal: I haven’t feel like I was an intern.

[Minal is talking to Muhammad]

Minal: I was treated like I’m staff here.

[Minal is sitting on a couch in the office and speaks to the camera]

Minal: Everyone is very friendly and yeah, I’m very much happy.

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On screen text: Australia’s Northern Territory is a study destination where it’s easy to connect with community, nature and boundless opportunity.

On screen text: Australia’s Northern Territory, The Territory Boundless Possible, StudyNT.nt.gov.au