Making the World a Better Place: Happy International Women's Day!

Dan Elias Bliss | March.08.2019

 

 It’s been a hundred and ten years since the first International Women’s Day was held in New York City. Since then, every year on March 8th we’ve celebrated women worldwide for their accomplishments.

On this International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate a few of the fabulous women on our team who are all at different points in their career, and share their stories on what inspired them to pursue careers in international education.

Global Experiences Tops List of Best Intern Abroad Providers

Dan Elias Bliss | January.31.2019

 

Global Experiences has received prestigious awards and recognition for our efforts to offer international education experiences to students and young professionals in 12 cities around the world.

Announced on January 16th, 2019, GoAbroad named Global Experiences one of the Top Rated Intern Abroad Organizations of 2018 based on reviews from past participants. Simultaneously, Go Overseas congratulated us on their community selecting Global Experiences as one of the Overall Top Internship Abroad Providers of 2018!

Top 8 Reasons to Intern in Dublin

Lara Schenke | December.11.2018

 

With an ancient history and modern mindset, Ireland’s capital is an amazing city to intern in.  Filled with humor, fun traditions, and a majestic landscape, there are many different reasons to chose Dublin for your international internship. Keep reading to discover some of our top reasons you should intern and live in Dublin, Ireland.

Student Experiences: Heather G.'s Marketing Internship in Barcelona

Kayla Lucrezi | November.29.2018

 

What happens when you travel to Barcelona with your family and fall completely in love with the city? You decide to intern there and call it your home for a few months! At least that’s what Heather G. did the summer before her senior year at Carnegie Mellon University. Heather, a behavioral economics and psych major, hopped back on a plane and completed a marketing internship in Barcelona, Spain

Student Experiences: Ryan R.'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.

Stockholm Interns Abroad

Lauren Plug | June.20.2017

We’re almost a month into our pioneer Stockholm summer internship program, and it’s a hit! (We knew that it would be, of course).

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.

Executive Order Opposes Core Values of International Education

As a Co-Founder & President of Global Experiences, an international education company, and the former Executive Director of the Fulbright Association, the official alumni organization for the US State Department’s flagship Fulbright exchange program, I typically take a diplomatic approach in the face of conflict or disagreement in an effort to respect and understand all perspectives. In these roles, I am charged with representing the views of my team, our members, customers, and a broad range of stakeholders so I try to be careful with sharing my personal views on most issues, especially political ones.

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 Womens 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 annouced 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.

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