Legal advice and counselling for students

As a student member you can get legal advice and counselling from IDA.

We want to be your close ally. We know the labour market, and we know what to be especially aware of out there. So, it might be a good idea to talk to our legal experts before you make an agreement with an employer.

For example, it’s always a good idea to have us go through your employment contract before you sign it. Also, you can call us for free advice on collective agreements, terminations, holiday rights, sick pay, leaves of absence, salary expectations, and much more.

Know your rights

We can help you get to know your rights if you’re in a situation where you require competent advice on how to act. This may be if you’re going on maternity leave, if for some reason your salary is withheld, or if you are laid off.

If you are treated unfairly we will of course handle your case with the means at our disposal. In case your job is not study-related, e.g. a job at a café, then IDA is not a party to the agreement and therefore we have limited means for your case. Naturally, we will help you with advice and counselling, and we may in principal cases take the case to court.

Kickstart your career
Three months before graduation IDA’s experts will be on hand to help get your career started on the right track. From experience we know it’s helpful to get us to look at your CV and your job application. Additionally, we can offer you background information and helpful advice before a job interview or a salary negotiation.

If you are experiencing stress symptoms in connection with your student job our industrial psychologists are ready to help you. Also, if you’re thinking about doing an internship abroad we can assist you. Our global team is happy to address all of your questions and challenges in that regard.

In short: we are here to help you get the most out of your time of study and get your career started on the right track.

IDA offers you help with, e.g.:
  • Application and CV
  • Employment and contracts
  • Salary
  • Termination
  • Career development
  • Children and maternity leave
Contact IDA

Use our contact form and help us help you.

The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA
Kalvebod Brygge 31-33
DK-1780 Copenhagen V
Phone: (+45) 33 18 48 48