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Jenepher Mackin

Jenepher Mackin
Jen M. did the Global Experiences' London program while in school. A few years later Jen came to work at GE as a Program Manager.

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What Does Voting Look Like Around The World?

Jenepher Mackin | October.27.2020

Fall in the United States is often synonymous with children returning to school, college campuses swarming with students, the return of football, Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Fall holds even more weight when the American people elect their next president.

The United States is considered a federal democratic republic in which the people choose elected officials to represent them in the government. Presidential elections are held every four years in years divisible by four, and 2020 just happens to be one of those years. 

While Americans gear up to cast their votes on November 3rd, let’s take a look at what elections and voting look like in other Global Experiences program locations!

After Interning Abroad: How to Stay Connected to your Experience

Jenepher Mackin | August.29.2017

You’ve done it. You completed your internship abroad. You took risks, met new people, learned new skills and impressed yourself with just how much you’ve grown.


Thought getting there was the hard part, right? Packing your bags, remembering your passport, and embarking on this massive adventure. While I applaud you for chasing your dream, you’re wrong. The hard part is just beginning. You have to go home. 

How to Live Like a Local in London

Jenepher Mackin | August.04.2017

You’ve made the excellent choice to intern abroad in London, one of the best cities in the world. The land of Harry Potter, The Beatles, James Bond and Winston Churchill. As a wise man once said: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.”

7 Gift Ideas for the Traveler on Your List

Jenepher Mackin | December.23.2015

Jen Mackin is an Admissions Counselor at Global Experiences. As a world traveler and alum of the London program ('13) she shares her top travel gifts for the new year. Before your intern abroad in 2016, make sure you stock up on this great travel gear! With your next great adventure right around the corner, consider adding some of these items to your packing list!A Travel Journal

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