How the Gig Economy is Shaping the Future

Dan Elias Bliss | April.18.2019

 

A new type of economy is causing a major shift in the American workforce. The gig economy is an emerging way to work that focuses on short-term or temporary jobs. The concept of freelancing is nothing new, but in the last few years, Americans have been drawn to gig jobs more than ever before. 

The trend doesn’t look to be stopping anytime soon and will have a major impact on younger generations. Find out what the gig economy is all about and how the idea of success is being redefined.

6 Top Career Fields for Internships in Florence

Dan Elias Bliss | January.17.2019

 

A warm breeze brushes a bride's veil as she smiles for another photograph. A team of planners, designers, and servers move with urgency as the sun sets over Tuscany. Business men and marketers work with exciting clients from around the world. These are not unusual scenes for anyone looking for an internship abroad in Florence, Italy.

Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence has a long history and rich culture guaranteed to give you a once in a lifetime experience. Read on for the most popular internships in Florence, Italy.

Top 5 Reasons You Should be Interning in Shanghai

Meghan Tankersley | March.11.2016

China has become one of the most popular study abroad destinations over the last ten year. Join the hundreds of other students that are experiencing the unique beauty of China with an internship in Shanghai. Shanghai is one of the world’s largest cities with a population of over 23 million and is home some of the most modern (and tallest) buildings, traditional Chinese gardens, and hundreds of fun places to visit and explore. If that’s not enough to convenience you to spend a summer in Shanghai then consider all the great benefits of interning in Shanghai, China with Global Experiences:

Words from the Intern: Allie in Barcelona

Meghan Tankersley | July.15.2014

Allie is a rising senior at Ashland University in Ohio.  Allie is interning in Barcelona this summer with an organization that helps other NGOs market and promote their cause while gaining funding to implement change.  A month into her program, she had the following to share with us. 

Sam's Top 10 List: Her First Week in Dublin

Meghan Tankersley | June.16.2014

 

Samantha is an international business major at Minnesota State University and is interning in for a start-up in Dublin, Ireland this summer. Below is a post from her own blog about her first week in Dublin. 

Global Experiences Now Offers Internships in Shanghai, China!

Meghan Tankersley | March.07.2014

As an organization with 13 years of experience, we are thrilled to expand to China. Over the past few years, hundreds of businesses, law firms, and organizations from around the world have flocked to Shanghai to take advantage of the large economic growth and international atmosphere. Shanghai is the largest city in China with over 23 million people and thousands of businesses, non-profits, law firms, and agencies.

CJ in Sydney

Alex Paisner | December.12.2012

 Dartmouth University student CJ Hughes had a business internship at a boutique hotel chain in Sydney this fall. This post is unedited, and direct from the intern.

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