Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Intern Experience: Emily's Event Planning Internship in Florence

Dan Elias Bliss | July.02.2018

 

Emily S, a graduate of London South Bank University, combined her passion for wedding planning and love for Italy into a life-changing experience by interning abroad. Emily always dreamed of living in Italy and working as a wedding planner, and we are thrilled to have helped Emily make both of these dreams come true.

Celebrate These Iconic Holidays While Interning Abroad in Barcelona

Dan Elias Bliss | June.18.2018

 

Barcelona is home to endless nights, loud music, bright colors, miles of sandy beaches, and festivals that fill the streets. Matched with a long list of amazing holidays and celebrations - what’s more to love! Check out our guide to Barcelona’s top holidays you do not want to miss out on.

The Great Debate: Study Abroad vs. Intern Abroad

Kelly Holland | May.31.2018

An international experience is a unique way to shape your undergraduate career, and chart a path into the future.

 

The options are endless: a short term study abroad program to earn credits over the summer, a semester-long opportunity in a foreign country to practice a language, or working with an international company in your career field. So how do we choose?

 

The good news is, whether you choose studying or interning abroad, you're making an important step for your future. Living abroad will challenge you in a variety of ways from introducing you to new people and their perspectives, a new culture and way of living, and the ability to see yourself as a global citizen.

Let's take a look at how  those opportunities may vary according to the program you choose.

 

How Global Experiences Keeps You Safe While Interning Abroad

Dan Elias Bliss | May.29.2018

 

It doesn't matter whether you’re a travel pro or about to embark on your first international adventure, making the transition to live in a new city can be scary. With so many unknowns to sort out on the ground, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, but the risk is worth the reward. Live abroad and you’ll come out stronger, more curious, and more confident.

How to Live in Stockholm Like a Local while Interning Abroad

Dan Elias Bliss | May.15.2018

Having an international internship doesn’t just help you stand out to future employers, it also gives you a fantastic opportunity to live like a local in a foreign city.

Intern Experience: Katherine's Fashion Business Internship in Milan

Ashleigh Franks | February.02.2018

The decision to go abroad is often times more a leap of faith than anything else. It’s a big commitment to move to a new country and embrace a foreign culture, but Katherine C., a recent graduate of University of Texas - San Antonio, jumped in with two feet when she enrolled to go to Milan for a Fashion Business Internship last Fall. Katherine had previously studied abroad in Barcelona, but the opportunity to gain professional experience in her career field of choice, Fashion Business, while also exploring Milan was too good to pass up! Read on to learn more about her unforgettable Fall in Milan.

Avoid The End of Spring Semester Scaries: Your Internship Awaits!

Joe Meringolo | January.26.2018

We’re entering the spring semester, ladies and gentlemen! Congratulations! You’re halfway through the school year. As many of you go back to at school (or are already there!), you have an opportunity to reconnect with friends, professors and colleagues.

 

As you get back to speed with campus life, please also embrace and invest this time wisely. The best way to avoid making this long spring semester even longer and more stressful is to start planning for the summer right now. 

Intern Experience: Sarah's Public Relations Internship in Barcelona

Joe Meringolo | January.17.2018

Sarah S. from SUNY - Fredonia knew long before leaving the States how a PR internship in Barcelona would bring out the best of her abilities. “I truly believe that this program can help me gain the skills and connections I need to make my dream come true and I hope to be given the opportunity to do so.” Her dream is to have a positive influence in the world, and in order to do that she knew that it would take hard work that would go beyond an internship. 

Snapchat Takeovers: Bryanna's Fashion Business Internship in Milan

Lauren Plug | January.05.2018

Bryanna W., a Junior from the University of Southern California, completed a fashion business internship in Milan this summer! Studying Business Administration, our GE Alumni Ambassador has always known she wants to end up in the fashion industry and used this summer as a stepping stone to her future plans - to own her own fashion company!

Snapchat Takeovers: Maggie's Marketing Internship in NYC

Jason Alicea | December.11.2017

Commonly referred to as “The City”, New York City is a true concrete jungle. The largest city in the western hemisphere, New York is teeming with opportunities for those trying to seek advancements in their careers. For Maggie C., a senior at SUNY - Potsdam, New York City was a perfect place for her to explore her major in communications

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