Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

5 Tips for Advising Students on International Internships

Kelly Holland | September.13.2017

Advising for an international experience is not always easy. While most study abroad advisors are confident with tips on academic credit, living abroad, succeeding in another culture, and how to choose a program, they may not be ready for working with a student seeking a professional experience abroad.

Understanding Relationship Building Strengths

Melissa Vivian | September.11.2017

Global Experiences is widely known in the field of Education Abroad as the premier provider of International Internships and Career Readiness. Global Experiences has been recognized as an innovator in impactful programming due to its customized internship placement process and award-winning Strengths-Based Approach to Career Readiness. 

The Top Cities for Non-Profit Internships

Kristi Philius | August.22.2017

How awesome is it that people build entire careers around helping other people? The Non-Profit/NGO sector can be extremely fulfilling to be apart of if social impact is something you value as a part of your work experience.

Top Skills Employers Want from an Intern in 2023

Peter Ballagh | August.10.2017

What do employers look for in an employee? In this question we are not considering the employee’s knowledge and training but the soft skills – the positive professional demeanor which a person might bring to a place of work.

Reasons to Intern Abroad After Graduation

Lauren Plug | June.12.2017

So you’ve graduated, CONGRATS! That’s a big deal! In 2015, it was reported by the US Census, that 1 in 3 people, only about 33%, reported a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. So, like I said before, CONGRATS!!

The 6 Top Cities for your Fashion Internship

Lauren Plug | May.30.2017
Every fashion student dreams of one day living and working in one of the world’s top fashion capitals. Can you see yourself sitting in a cafe in Paris, sketching the street style in your treasured notebook. Or perhaps walking the streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro in Milan, watching the who’s who of fashion parade the streets during the spring and fall fashion shows. Maybe London is more your style with fast, futuristic designs and the glitz and glamor of this timeless city. Some prefer the body conscious, fashion forward beach wear of Sydney and learning about a totally new fashion style. 

3 Critical Needs to Find a Career You Love

Maybe you’ve heard it since you were three-years-old and wanted to be either a firefighter or a doctor when you grew up. Or maybe you just started hearing it as you counted down the last few months, weeks and days of high school. Soon you are asking yourself, “what should I do with my life?”

Interning in Australia | Hospitality Management Internship

Kelly Holland | October.11.2016

Tess Tanuis is a Hospitality Management: Event Management major from Kansas State University who interned with Global Experiences in Spring 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

Read on to learn more about her experience!

My Work Experience Interning Abroad in Dublin

Madeline | October.11.2016

Val is a junior at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, studying Marketing and Management. Val is the recipient of the Jessica Burns scholarship and will be detailing her journey to Dublin.

 

My Internship Abroad in Dublin, Ireland

In the past few weeks I have arrived in Dublin and started my internship abroad. I’m slowly learning the differences between Irish and American work culture. A typical work day starts between 9-10 for everyone in the office I work in. However the atmosphere is more laid back so no one is really watching the clock for when anyone comes in. Everyone ends their work days at 5:30pm, unless there’s an Euro game going on, then the office clears out much earlier.

Breaking Out of the Bubble

Kelly Holland | October.03.2016

So what exactly is Intentionally Designed Experiential Education Programming?

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