Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Intern Experience: Tovah's D.C. Non-Profit Internship Experience

Katherine Adams | April.23.2020

Tovah is a recent graduate from Carleton University in Ontario, Canada. She graduated with a degree in Political Science and a specific concentration in Public Affairs and Policy Analysis.

During the summer of 2019, she interned in the prominent city of Washington, D.C. - the perfect city for her to expand on her studies and gain real world experience.

Read about Tovah’s unforgettable experience and watch her video to see what one of her days looked like interning abroad!

Intern Experience: Deja's Tourism Internship in Florence

Brooke Matta | March.25.2020

Deja C. is a graduating senior from the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign whose educational background is in Recreation, Sports, and Tourism.

During the summer of 2019, she interned with a tour company in the charming city of Florence, Italy. Overall, she was most excited to step outside of her comfort zone and experience the tourism industry from a new perspective. 

Read about Deja's unforgettable experience and watch her video to see what one of her days looked like interning abroad!

10 Takeaways From Interning Abroad in London

Zach S. | March.19.2020

Zach, a student at the University of Southern California, completed a business internship in London and discovered so much professionally and personally.

We asked Zach some questions about his intern abroad experience and here are his 11 takeaways. Plus watch the video below to see what one of his days in London looked like!

Intern Experience: Jackie's Non-Profit Internship in Barcelona, Spain

Karl Jacobs | December.26.2019

Millions of tourists flock to Barcelona every year to enjoy the sun, city, beach, and food. Life in the Catalan capital promotes a unique, cosmopolitan lifestyle.

This past fall, Jackie B. a senior at Texas A&M University, experienced this lifestyle and learned more about the non-profit industry with her internship in Barcelona.

Choosing a city in Spain was definitely difficult. After researching Spain I knew Barcelona would be the best choice for me because of its cosmopolitan lifestyle. This city is urban and new but it has never forgotten its history. The city pride here isn't like anything I have ever experienced."

Intern Experience: Emily's Fashion Internship in Florence

Rachel Vandegrift | December.11.2019

In the Tuscan region of Italy lies a quaint, historic city, home to Renaissance-era art and architecture.

Emily H. indulged in the city’s lifestyle and became a Florentine in no time during her internship in Florence, Italy.

Intern Experience: Natalie's Event Internship in Paris

Karl Jacobs | November.26.2019

For many people around the world, Paris is an iconic city of romance, passion, elegance, and beauty.

Our interns arrive with bright eyes and big dreams, and Natalie C., a student at the University of Michigan, was no exception:

“For me, it’s always been Paris. As a little girl, I was twirling around in my ballet classes and reciting French phrases to my dance teacher. Growing up, I had Eiffel Tower posters up all over my room. In high school, I fell in love with the French language and my class trip to Quebec firmly cemented a dream to see Paris for myself.”

Her dream came true this past summer when she landed an internship in event management in Paris, France!

Intern Experience: 7 Q&As With Jill, Marketing Intern in Florence

Jill Augusta | November.12.2019


A major life decision is not something that happens overnight, especially not a career change.

Jill decided to grab life by the horns and left her career in the medical field to pursue her options in the business world. She joined our intern abroad program in Florence, Italy this Fall 2019, landed a full-time internship in marketing, and hasn’t looked back!

Intern Experience: Caroline’s Environmental Internship in Costa Rica

Rachel Vandegrift | October.08.2019

As she finished her junior year at Temple University, Caroline knew she wanted to broaden her professional horizons through an international internship.

Passionate about her majors in Media Studies & Production and Environmental Studies, Caroline was looking for an opportunity to focus on creative media production and communication, while also educating herself and others on environmental and social justice issues.

With previous experience volunteering, podcasting, conducting documentary work, and other leadership opportunities, she knew an internship in San José was the perfect next step to advance her career.

Read about Caroline’s life-changing, "Pura Vida" experience interning in Costa Rica!

Intern Experience: Jessica’s Art Internship in Florence

Andrew Parr | August.16.2019

 

In Italy, there’s a quaint little town that evolved into a jewel of a city through the centuries. This jewel would transfigure itself into the heart of a movement, a movement of art and ideas known as the Italian Renaissance.

Jessica T., an intern from the University of British Columbia in Canada, would find herself drawn to the spark of artistic creation and work among cathedrals, sculptures, and paintings that Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Brunelleschi crafted. Welcome to Firenze, or more commonly known as “Florence" among English speakers. Continue reading to hear about Jessica’s experience interning abroad as a Florentine.

Intern Experience: Lindsay G.'s Public Relations Internship in NYC

Kayla Lucrezi | May.03.2019

 

There’s a reason New York City is known as the city that never sleeps and the city that makes dreams come true. For Lindsey G., a student at Humber College in Toronto, Canada and a public relations intern, she found all of that to be true and more.  NYC in the springtime was the only place Lindsey wanted to be.

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