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International Women's Day

Global Experiences | March.08.2017

It’s March 8 and we’re celebrating International Women’s Day here at Global Experiences!

Our company was co-founded by a woman, Emily Merson, and her partner Stephen Reilly in 2001. To date, Global Experiences (GE) has placed over 6,000 students in 11 global cities. More than 75% of the 30 person staff are female, and so are our interns.

Global Women's March Shows Need For More Women Leaders Around The World.

Jonathan Rummel | January.26.2017


This January, Global Experiences united with GoAbroad.com to promote a focused on Women's Leadership, within international education and beyond! GE is a leading International Internship and career readiness provider,  working over 6,000+ students in 11 global cities, in the last 15 years, 75% of them women. Many of our global partners are also organizations owned or managed by women across a wide range of industries from law, to business and social issues.

To celebrate the global emphasis on leadership and women's issues, Global Experiences has announced two Women's Leadership focused scholarships, to encourage the further international education of a US based college student seeking an international internship in summer 2017. 

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.

Celebrating 15 Years of Life Changing Experiences

Global Experiences | June.22.2016

 

Travel Insight...Take It From Us We've Been There!

Global Experiences | June.12.2015

 

When you inquire about an internship with Global Experiences, the first person you will speak with will be one of our Program Admissions Counselors - Augusta, Brian, Carli, Liam, and Stephanie . They have all traveled extensively, which has lead them to experience many cultures, try things they never thought to expect and absorb as much knowledge as possible about the locations they have visited. Travel broadens the mind and allows you to see others and yourself from a different or new perspective. They are here to tell you about their experiences: how it has changed them and what they have learned about themselves. They are here to tell you about their experiences: how it has changed them and what they have learned about their home country through travel.

Stronger Through Strengths - Annual Team Retreat

Emily Merson | December.16.2014


We have had another exciting year at Global Experiences in 2014. I always say that change is constant and again we have seen some changes during the year: new locations, awards, record breaking enrollment, and lots and lots of conferences and campus visits.

Changing the World: NAFSA 2014

Carri Orrison | July.31.2014

 

Global Experiences staff (Emily Merson, Melissa Buerkett-Vivian, Alex Paisner, Kevin Pickett and Carri Orrison) were thrilled to attend the NAFSA conference in sunny San Diego and contribute to the internationalization of higher education conversation. To kick start us Tuesday morning, GE hosted a coffee break. If you missed it, please contact Carri to receive your travel mug and tell us where in the world you’d like to go.

We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a finalist for GoAbroad's Innovation Awards! The Innovative New Program Award honors programs in international education that provide students with unique opportunities for learning and cultural engagement. This year, Global Experiences Strengths-based career development program has been selected for it's innovation and proven results. For more details about the Clifton StrengthsFinder and our personalized career development check out the video below:

London for Free: 5 Things to Do That Cost Nothing!

Meghan Tankersley | January.06.2014

You should never utter the phrase, “I’m bored” when living in London. The city is full of great shows, pubs, restaurants, and cultural attractions. However, as any intern will tell you, all of those fantastic events and attractions can certainly add up when on a budget. To help make London a little more budget-friendly, below are five things you may not have known about that you can do in London for free.

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