Student Experiences: Rachel Y.'s Human Resources Internship in Dublin

Emily TahaBurt | April.16.2019

 

Rachel Y. is a graduating senior at Salisbury University majoring in human communications. This spring, she made the journey to Dublin, Ireland, to intern in her field at the same time as completing her thesis in intercultural communications.

She felt that being in the midst of an intercultural experience would be the perfect way to experience, live, and breathe her thesis topic herself. Read more about how Rachel’s experience turned out, and check out her Snapchat Takeover to see it in action!

9 Salary Negotiation Tips You Must Know

Dan Elias Bliss | April.11.2019

 

Negotiating your starting salary doesn’t have to be a point of anxiety. Never be fooled into thinking the first offer is the best offer, or that negotiating isn’t the professional thing to do. In fact, over 70% of employers expect candidates to negotiate. 

Research shows not negotiating can cost you over a $1 million dollars over the course of your career. Use these nine salary negotiation tips to get everything you’re worth.

Where You Should Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Dan Elias Bliss | April.04.2019

 

Planning a trip and deciding where to intern abroad can seem like impossible tasks. All of our 12 host cities offer once in a lifetime experiences, and we understand how tough it can be to figure out which one will provide just the right balance of career development and thrilling adventures. 

Some interns choose their destinations for the culture, career field, or because they’ve always wanted to live in a certain city. Based on your astrological sign, we’ve found the perfect host city and work culture for you.

Student Experiences: Allison W.'s Finance Internship in London

Dan Elias Bliss | March.26.2019

 

London is more than just a city, its a place where dreams come true and life is lived to the fullest. Allison W. is currently completing her internship in London and discovering why so many interns become enthralled with the capital of England.

During her internship, the Mercy College student has lived like a local, learned professional skills, blogged about her travels, and so much more. Read below all about Allison’s experience as an international intern in London.  

11 Remarkably Successful CEOs with Liberal Arts Degrees

Dan Elias Bliss | March.21.2019

 

In a competitive job market where recent graduates rush to find jobs as quickly as possible, liberal arts degrees have fallen by the wayside. There’s a misconception that students with liberal arts degrees don’t have the right in-demand skills, but nothing could be farther from the truth. 

Creativity, attention to detail, emotional intelligence, and many other skills that come with a liberal arts degree are some of the most valuable. These eleven CEOs prove that liberal arts degrees weren’t just important, but were crucial to rising to the top of their companies.

Top 3 Workforce Skills Learned by Maryland Alum

Dan Elias Bliss | March.14.2019

 

A recent report by the World Economic Forum suggests that over the next four years 75 million current jobs may be replaced by machine. However, that doesn’t mean that there won’t be more opportunities. In that same report, the WEF predicted that over 130 million jobs could be created over that same period of time.

Making the World a Better Place: Happy International Women's Day!

Dan Elias Bliss | March.08.2019

 

 It’s been a hundred and ten years since the first International Women’s Day was held in New York City. Since then, every year on March 8th we’ve celebrated women worldwide for their accomplishments.

On this International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate a few of the fabulous women on our team who are all at different points in their career, and share their stories on what inspired them to pursue careers in international education.

8 Top Reasons to Intern in New York City

Global Experiences | March.04.2019

 

In the Summer of 2018, Courtney R. traveled from one side of the States to the other for an internship in New York City. The San José University student had an incredible experience interning in the Big Apple -- one that she’ll never forget.

With Courtney’s help, we put together the top 8 reasons to intern in New York City.

8 Budgeting Tips for your Dublin Internship

Lara Schenke | February.21.2019

 

With all the preparations and excitement before flying into Dublin, it is important to remember your budget. Perhaps not the most glamorous of activities, but one that will keep you on track and ensure you make the most out of your experience abroad. Dublin has much to offer, and you’ll have so much to do!

When I moved to Dublin in 2017, I only had the vaguest idea of how to budget. As a student, I was usually looking for the cheapest things and the best deal. Many of my pre-arrival concerns were far less expensive than I anticipated, whereas other aspects I didn’t even consider.

Here are some of my tips to ensure you make the most out of your time in the Fair City, and worrying about money is the last thing on your mind!

Advice from 5 GE Alum: How my Internship got me into Grad School

Dan Elias Bliss | February.19.2019

 

When it comes to getting into graduate school, two things are important – a high GPA and experience outside the classroom. With an international internship, you gain the skills and real-world experience that graduate admissions committees are looking for.

For these five alumni, their internship influenced and helped them follow their dreams of getting a master’s degree. Keep reading for our alums’ stories and their advice on using an internship abroad to get into grad school.

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