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Posted on June 8, 2007 | No CommentsAs you prepare to go abroad for your internship program, it’s worth taking a moment to study up on the regional greeting customs so you can avoid any awkward encounters with new friends and acquaintances. UK: You will not encounter much physical contact in London....
Posted on May 11, 2007 | No CommentsRemember that cartoon “How A Bill Becomes Law” from your junior high civics class? Me neither, but that’s ok. The point was that your voice matters. Did you know that only one percent of all U.S. undergraduates study abroad each year? That amounts to just...
Posted on April 13, 2007 | 1 CommentIt doesn’t matter what your reasons are for going abroad – an international internship, foreign language training, a vacation, or a crop circle convention in Wiltshire County, England – you’re going to have certain expectations going into it. For those of you interested in interning...
Posted on March 26, 2007 | No CommentsOne of the most exciting and enriching parts about living abroad is having the opportunity to travel while you are there. On a budget? Don’t worry! If you can afford dinner, you can afford a flight from London to Rome. With airlines such as Ryan...
Posted on March 19, 2007 | No CommentsIt’s almost spring and time to thaw out from our winter hibernation. Spring festivals are occurring all over the world, especially in some of our TEFL course locations: Spain: Semana SantaIndia: Holi (Festival of Color)China: Lantern FestivalVietnam: Youth Day Be sure to check out what’s...
Posted on March 4, 2007 | No CommentsYou’re guaranteed to return home with new skills, new friends, and memories following your time abroad. If your like me, you may also find yourself with a trinket or twelve. You should know the rules ahead of time if you’re planning on returning to the...
Posted on February 14, 2007 | No CommentsIn honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post about one of the rarely mentioned benefits of “going global.” Whether you’re interning abroad, teaching English as a foreign language, or learning a foreign language yourself, you may just find that certain someone that you’ve been...
Posted on February 9, 2007 | No CommentsOne of the top reasons many students choose not to study, intern or volunteer abroad is due to the cost.Most people don’t realize that companies, the government, non-profits and even their own schools are just itching to send students abroad to see and experience a...
Posted on February 2, 2007 | No CommentsAs valuable as an international internship might be to your career development, many college students and recent graduates have not yet had a chance to gain the work experience and language skills required for the foreign marketplace. Another more immediate factor in the inability to...
Posted on January 16, 2007 | No CommentsI first fell in love with Florence almost ten years ago as a study abroad student. I arrived ready to immerse myself in the culture, language and most importantly the food. I bonded with several other people (you know those first few intense days when...