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Brian Brinkman

Brian Brinkman
Brain B. worked various roles at Global Experiences for nearly three years. While at GE Brain helped manage many of our locations and programs.

Recent Posts

Traveling in Today’s World: Luck Favors the Prepared

Brian Brinkman | December.08.2015

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, we at Global Experiences wanted to share our thoughts and advice on how to best prepare yourself for traveling abroad. While we cannot control things like terrorism or natural disasters, we can all be mindful and aware when we travel to foreign places. Just as we should do our best to be alert of present dangers in our home cities and countries, such as the recent shootings in San Bernadino, CA, preparation is critical to safety when traveling.

Australian Students take on Amazing New York Internship Opportunities

Brian Brinkman | June.22.2015

Workforce readiness. Global Skills. Competency Building. These are buzz words thrown about to students and graduates who are looking to gain a foothold in the working world. Like the chicken/egg conversation, how one gains workforce experience, thus making them a successful job candidate without having a job, can be confounding. But there is a solution that many globally engaged students are using to get an edge for their career.

The Best Way to Jumpstart a Great Internship Abroad

Brian Brinkman | May.11.2015

So you’ve realized you need an internship, and you know you want to travel, but you’ve got no idea where to start. Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

Part III: Why You Need an International Internship

Brian Brinkman | March.16.2015

Last week we gave you three more reasons why you need an international internship in the summer of 2016. We hope they helped you once again to take this important step in your life and career!

Part II: Why You Need an International Internship

Brian Brinkman | March.09.2015

Last week we gave you the top three reasons why you need an international internship in the summer of 2016. We hope they help you to take this important step in your life and career!

Why You Need an Internship Abroad

Brian Brinkman | March.05.2015

While it may seem as though summer will never come, in reality, it’s right around the corner. With summer comes baseball, grilling, beach-time, vacation, and the all-important college internship.

Gift List for Your International Internship

Brian Brinkman | December.31.2014

With the holidays just finished and your Global Experiences Internship fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to stock up on gadgets, luggage, and portable entertainment to help you travel with ease, and thrive in your internship. Put all those gift certificates to good use, take advantage of post-holiday sales and prepare for your travels in style! Check out these ten gift ideas, and get an edge on your travels and your internship!

Wondering what to do in Shanghai?

Brian Brinkman | December.11.2014

You’ve been approved, the visa process is complete, the long flight over the Pacific behind you. You are in Shanghai! Now what?

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