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Kelly Holland

Kelly Holland
Kelly H. is the Associate Director for Institutional Partnerships for Global Experiences. During her travels, Kelly has been to over 25 countries and taught in Spain for a number of years.

Recent Posts

Global Experiences Announces Green Initiative: Combating Climate Change

Kelly Holland | January.06.2020

 

As we look ahead to 2020, Global Experiences has committed to a goal to be carbon neutral by 2025 in response to the overwhelming global climate crisis.

This groundbreaking green initiative is set to begin with our 2020 internship programs. Travel for all participants and staff will be neutralized through the purchasing of carbon credits in a variety of alternative energy, reforestation, and biodiversity projects in critical regions of the world.

Introducing: 3 New Internship Abroad Program Locations

Kelly Holland | September.04.2019

It is with great excitement that we announce not one, not two, but three new European cities for the Global Experiences catalog! Applications are now open for our Summer 2020 internship abroad programs in:

  1. Berlin, Germany
  2. Madrid, Spain
  3. Rome, Italy

So how did we get there? Through the work of our executive team, we are able to investigate what new locations are best suited for internships. This means looking closely at capacity, housing, placement opportunities, industry, and much more in the area. Take a look at some of our favorite things about these new destinations and why you should intern abroad in Berlin, Madrid, or Rome!

Saying NO to FOMO: Why Miss Out on Interning Abroad?

Kelly Holland | September.29.2017

An entire semester in another country; how did she survive? 14 weeks, 98 days, 2300 hours away from campus. It’s a tough job, but she chose to do it. Who would sign up for something like this? A smart undergraduate, that’s who.

5 Tips for Advising Students on International Internships

Kelly Holland | September.13.2017

Advising for an international experience is not always easy. While most study abroad advisors are confident with tips on academic credit, living abroad, succeeding in another culture, and how to choose a program, they may not be ready for working with a student seeking a professional experience abroad.

Global Experiences: 2017 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalist

Kelly Holland | April.18.2017

Global Experiences is pleased to be counted as a finalist once again in the GoAbroad Innovation Awards, for the title of "Innovative New Program – Internship." This award honors "an inventive program in study, internships, and volunteering abroad that provides a unique opportunity for student learning and cultural engagement." We are honored to be in the running with such fabulous company!

Women Leading The World

Kelly Holland | April.07.2017

This scholarship isn’t just an investment in me, but in the future of people that see me going this summer, they can realize that there are opportunities out there that you might not have realized back home.

International Educators United for Women

Kelly Holland | January.05.2017


On Friday, January 20 Global Experiences will co-host a landmark event with GoAbroad.com empowering women in international education to network, learn and recognize that they are a powerful voice in higher education and leadership in general. The event will focus on the importance of encouraging mentorship and leadership between women leaders as we look to the new generation. The evening will include interviews, writing messages to be taken to Washington, sharing highlights of GoAbroad’s cross country journey and what it means for the field.

Interning in Australia | Hospitality Management Internship

Kelly Holland | October.11.2016

Tess Tanuis is a Hospitality Management: Event Management major from Kansas State University who interned with Global Experiences in Spring 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

Read on to learn more about her experience!

Breaking Out of the Bubble

Kelly Holland | October.03.2016

So what exactly is Intentionally Designed Experiential Education Programming?

Top 5 Things I Learned About Myself Abroad

Kelly Holland | August.19.2016

Reflecting back on the past few weeks I’ve spent abroad in Dublin, Ireland, I’ve realized that this summer has taught me so much.  From now on, I will automatically refer summer 2016 as the summer I spent interning abroad. My time in Dublin with Global Experiences is something that I’ll cherish forever. I have had some incredible experiences and learned about myself personally and professionally. What exactly did interning abroad teach me? Well, I’m glad you asked! Read along!

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