Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

5 Accurate Struggles of Being a Recent College Graduate

Dan Elias Bliss | July.12.2018

 

The rush of hearing your name called at college graduation is unlike anything you’ll ever experience. All the years of tests, reports, and late night studying sessions have led to that one moment. You should enjoy every second of walking across the stage and finally receiving your diploma - you’ve got the whole world in front of you!

Finding Your Purpose and the Answer to 'What Should I do with my Life?'

Dan Elias Bliss | July.05.2018

 

At some point everyone asks ‘what should I do with my life?’ It’s a timeless question without a timeless answer. There’s a ton of resources and information about how to craft the perfect cover letter, resume, and how to rock an interview, but no straightforward guide on how to find your purpose in life. As you go on the journey of trying to discover your purpose, here’s a few things to remember and tell yourself.

How Travel Changes you According to Anthony Bourdain

Dan Elias Bliss | June.20.2018

 

Anthony Bourdain was a beloved chef, storyteller, and world traveler. Through the course of his television career, he spent nearly 250 days a year traveling and visiting almost every country on earth.

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.

Understanding Gallup Executive Strengths

Melissa Vivian | April.05.2018

Welcome back to the Global Experiences blog series on the four domains of human Strengths measured by the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. We are proud to be using this highly-respected and world-renowned personal development tool for 5 years now. That means that over 2,000 young professionals have now discovered their Strengths while interning abroad! Meanwhile, over 18 million people have taken the assessment worldwide with the goal of empowering themselves to succeed!

22 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 Pack for your Internship Abroad

Lauren Plug | December.18.2017

It's safe to say that everyone has a love/hate relationship with packing. My travel experience, and therefore packing experience have led to a streamlined process to help guide you through packing for your internship abroad! Packing means our trip is closer and what’s not to love about that? Personally, I know I’m going to pack at the last minute and then pack, unpack, and repack multiple times. We've put our struggles into constructive advice to make your trip a little easier!

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