Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Intern Experience: Julia’s Marketing Internship in Sydney

Andrew Parr | September.14.2018

 

Where to go when you don’t know what to do? Julia knew. Take a gap year and travel abroad. Julia S., now a student at Princeton University, found herself vying for an experience to supplement a year without a formal education.

At the age of 18, she flew to the opposite side of the globe for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. She would be spending her next twelve weeks interning abroad in a country, a continent she had never stepped foot in.

11 Summer Interns Say This Experience Changed Their Life

Dan Elias Bliss | August.09.2018

 

This weekend marks the end of our summer 2018 internship programs - our largest program season to date!

One of the best things about what we do and why we do it, is hearing stories and testimonials from interns once they’ve finished their internship abroad program and reflected on their experiences.

Hearing how their internship taught them about new cultures, their career path, and life. How they’ve grown, met life-long friends, and much more.

Here’s what 11 summer interns had to say: interning abroad changed their lives.

Intern Experience: Ryan's Marketing Internship in Barcelona

Dan Elias Bliss | July.19.2018

 

When does it hit you that you need to check off some life goals? For Ryan R., it was the summer between his sophomore and junior year at Aurora University. Ryan decided he wanted to go abroad, but instead of just traveling, he also wanted to gain work experience -- and he did it with an international internship!

Ryan fulfilled a lifelong dream and kicked off his international business career with a summer internship in Barcelona, Spain. Read more about his unforgettable experience, and watch his Snapchat Takeover video featuring his day in the life of an intern abroad.

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.

Snapchat Takeovers: See the World Through our Interns' Lens [Video]

Lydia Theologus | April.30.2018

1 year. 10 international locations. 18 career fields. 28 intern Snapchat takeovers.

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.

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

11 Alumni Share Why They're Thankful for Their Internship Abroad

Lydia Theologus | November.21.2017

It’s almost our favorite day of the year to eat, drink, and wear stretchy pants. Pre-food coma, there’s always that one family member that suggests for everyone to go around the table to share what they are most thankful for in the past year. Around our office we wondered, “what would our Global Experiences alumni say?”

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