Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Going "On Country" in Australia - Law in Sydney

Meghan Tankersley | February.16.2016

In my line of work in Australia the big deal is going "on country". We are a law firm that works with Aboriginal groups to gain native title over their land. Native title doesn't give the group ownership rights, but it does give them the right to negotiate with mining companies and the State. The groups can negotiate issues of cultural heritage and royalties from mining operations, to name a few.

Internship Success Stories: Where Are They Now?

Global Experiences | July.20.2015

GE Intern Jenna Hecker caught up with Italy program alum Cassandra Santoro about how her past, present, and future, have been impacted by her international internship.

Words from the Intern: Allie in Barcelona

Meghan Tankersley | July.15.2014

Allie is a rising senior at Ashland University in Ohio.  Allie is interning in Barcelona this summer with an organization that helps other NGOs market and promote their cause while gaining funding to implement change.  A month into her program, she had the following to share with us. 

The Start To a Great Summer

Meghan Tankersley | July.02.2014

As we enter into July, some of our interns have been having a pretty amazing summer so far. We have interns in 10 cities across the globe working in range of industries from fashion business to international law. Here at Global Experiences, we are always thrilled to see positive feedback from our employers and our interns so we wanted to share some of the great things our interns are doing this summer:

Abbey’s Irish Advice and Perfect Internship

Meghan Tankersley | June.26.2014
Abbey is a rising junior at Indiana University. She is studying Human Resources and is completing an internship within a recruiting agency in Dublin, Ireland for the summer. Below is a slightly-edited post from her blog titled Nibbles and Drinks. Follow Abbey's blog to read more about her time in Ireland. To learn how you can do your own internship in Dublin visit the Global Experiences website for more information.

Sam's Top 10 List: Her First Week in Dublin

Meghan Tankersley | June.16.2014


Samantha is an international business major at Minnesota State University and is interning in for a start-up in Dublin, Ireland this summer. Below is a post from her own blog about her first week in Dublin. 

Melissa Takes on London Fashion Week

Meghan Tankersley | May.21.2014


Melissa, a graduate from British Columbia Institute of Technology, interned in London, England in the spring of 2014 as a graphic design intern in fashion business. Below is a guest blog post about her experience working during one of the world's most famous fashion weeks.  

Why Interning in Sydney was the Best Decision

Meghan Tankersley | May.01.2014

Ben completed an internship in Sydney, Australia in the summer of 2013. Below is an interview between Ben and Meghan about his internship, life in Sydney, and  thoughts about Global Experiences. 

The Life of a Culinary Intern in Florence

Meghan Tankersley | February.25.2014
Sarah is a culinary intern currently living and working in Florence, Italy. Below is a post titled "Workin' Hard, Drinking Coffee" from her Tumblr page about her first day at her internship. Sarah and the other Global Experience interns have been taking Italian language courses for the first four weeks of the program and will interning for the next six weeks. For more stories (and recipes!) from Sarah check out her blog

"I’m slated to work dinner shifts for the next six days (!!!!!!), meaning that I theoretically have a bunch of time to do things in the morning, but this is only assuming I don’t sleep late. Which unfortunately I can’t seem to train my body not to do when I don’t have an important appointment to keep.

I’ve been meaning to check out the coffee shop scene here, because although it is not as big of a thing to frequent them and hang out there as it is in the States, Florence has a number of bookshop/library/cafe/weplaymusicatnight kinds of spots. Naturally I’m intrigued, as I like books, music, and coffee. So before embarking on my kitchen journey, I went to visit Le Cita’, a sweet little shop right over the bridge. I didn’t bother to check upstairs, where I later discovered there are couches and other more comfortable seating, but I spent a few really lovely hours reading and sipping coffee and being surrounded by a public whose interests were the same.

Words from the Intern: Graphic Design Internship in London

Meghan Tankersley | February.04.2014


Melissa is currently living in London, England and is a graphic design intern for a fashion label. Below is a post from her personal blog about her first day at work and some of her experiences in London through Global Experiences

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