Introducing: 3 New Internship Abroad Program Locations

Kelly Holland | September.04.2019

It is with great excitement that we announce not one, not two, but three new European cities for the Global Experiences catalog! Applications are now open for our Summer 2020 internship abroad programs in:

  1. Berlin, Germany
  2. Madrid, Spain
  3. Rome, Italy

So how did we get there? Through the work of our executive team, we are able to investigate what new locations are best suited for internships. This means looking closely at capacity, housing, placement opportunities, industry, and much more in the area. Take a look at some of our favorite things about these new destinations and why you should intern abroad in Berlin, Madrid, or Rome!

5 Reasons to Invest in Experiences Not Things According to Science

Dan Elias Bliss | August.16.2018

 

For decades, researchers thought anyone could find happiness as long as they could buy whatever their heart desired. Being able to buy the big house, the shiny car, or the next great tech gadget meant you were able to buy happiness. A 20-year study by a Cornell University professor is shattering this idea and shows the importance of investing in experiences over things.

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.

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.

Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing Your Intern Abroad Provider

Augusta Viccellio | March.29.2018

 

Deciding to intern abroad is a huge step, one that will differentiate you from your peers and broaden your horizons.

For many, interning abroad is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a transformative experience -- it's also a lot of time, effort, and money. So, here are some critical questions you should ask to pick the right intern abroad program.

How to fund your International Internship

Lauren Plug | June.23.2017

You’ve taken the first, and biggest, step and are thinking about an internship abroad. Good for you! This is one of the best, if not only, opportunities to travel, experience new things, new cultures, new people, AND help your future career!


How to get an Internship Abroad

Global Experiences | October.11.2016

 

Casey Smith is a senior at Salisbury University. She is studying computer science, and this summer she is working in Dublin, Ireland! She is working with one of Ireland's most promising technology start up companies in the field of education and tutoring. 

The Best Way to Jumpstart a Great Internship Abroad

Brian Brinkman | May.11.2015

So you’ve realized you need an internship, and you know you want to travel, but you’ve got no idea where to start. Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

How I Funded my Internship Abroad

Stephanie Perry | March.12.2015

The moment you start your first part-time job, you experience the thrill of your first paycheck. From that day forward, you are introduced to the concept of adulthood and what it means to take care of yourself, save money, and spend responsibly. A steady income makes us accountable, responsible, and realistic while forcing us to prioritize how that money will be spent.

The 4 Stages of Culture Shock... in GIFS

Meghan Tankersley | May.05.2014

You're preparing for your international internship this summer and you got alllll these emotions. Excited, anxious, scured, you name it. Maybe you can't even think straight. Remember folks, be aware of culture shock the four main stages that many, many many travelers experience. Culture shock is the discomfort that comes from being in a new environment, culture, or country. Sit down, strap on your seatbelt, and get ready to learn the four main stages of culture shock.

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