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Alex Paisner

Alex Paisner
Alex worked at Global Experiences for nearly seven and a half years. While at GE he wrote some amazing blogs that are guaranteed to help any intern.

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Global Experiences Makes the Inc. 5000 List for 2015

Alex Paisner | August.13.2015

Annapolis, MD - August 13, 2015 -- International Education provider Global Experiences Inc. announced today that it has been named to the 34th annual Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious annual ranking showcasing the fastest-growing private companies in America. The 2015 list was the most competitive in the list's history. The news comes amidst a record setting year that has also seen the Global Experiences win back-to-back industry-nominated innovation awards for its international internship programming.

Program Review: Deb's Internship in Florence

Alex Paisner | April.27.2015

Deb, a graduating senior at Salisbury University, spent her fall semester interning in Italy for academic credit. Check out her experience and top tips for an internship in Florence!

The City of Lights - Interning in Paris

Alex Paisner | August.30.2013
Internships In Paris | Tree-lined boulevards, charming cafes, endless art galleries, and world renowned business opportunities.

How to Boost Your Resume: International Internships

Alex Paisner | August.21.2013


How to stand out from college grads, all 1.7 million of them:

One of the awesome things about entering your college years is that you have the freedom to choose any path you want to go down. You can study just about anything you can dream of. With that said, it’s important to keep something in mind: your goals and how you’re actually going to achieve them. Where do you see yourself in five years? College is all about time to find yourself and your passion. But once you walk across that stage with diploma in hand, how you can stand out from the thousands of other cap and gowns?

Words From The Intern: International Internships

Alex Paisner | August.16.2013


International Internships:Discover Your Potential


Some Global Experiences summer 2013 Dublin interns! Stephanie on the far left.

Florence, Italy | Top 10 Sites To See On Budget

Alex Paisner | July.31.2013

Florence, Italy is often regarded as one big open-air museum. See some of the best sights the city has to offer in just a few days and while spending only a few Euros! Comfortable walking shoes, a city map, and curiosity are about all you need to have the tour of your life.

Jon's Guide to Food in Sydney

Alex Paisner | July.29.2013

Sydney is an expensive city. If you plan on eating out every single meal, every single day, you are going to be taking a pretty large financial hit. Eating out in Sydney really comes down to WHERE you eat, and WHAT you eat. Here’s a general rule of thumb: think of eating in terms of real estate. If you have a good view, see the harbor, are on a roof top…expect to spend more than you would if you are on a café near a main road or down an alley. There are certainly exceptions to this, but that is a general rule.

Top 8 Tips to Save Money During Your Internship Abroad

Alex Paisner | July.25.2013

Here's some tips from Paris intern, Robert Evans, about how to save money abroad. In this post, I am just going to go over some ways to make your experience abroad cheaper. 

Interview With the Intern | Economics Internship

Alex Paisner | July.24.2013

Russell Chang from the University of Southern California is currently doing economics internship with Pro Capital Ltd. in London. Here are some of his thoughts about his experience thus far:

Intern Abroad | From Syracuse to Sydney

Alex Paisner | July.16.2013

James Szuba, originally from Syracuse, New York,  is an international economics intern in Sydney, Australia. He did everything he could to get himself over to the land down under and is now about halfway through his 8 week stay in Sydney.

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