8 Budgeting Tips for your Internship in London

Carmen Chamorro | January.03.2019

 

You have your luggage ready and are more excited than you’ve ever been: your London adventure is about to start! But wait, did you think about your budget? Did you take some time to calculate the amount you will need while interning abroad?

Before immersing yourself into one of the most beautiful experiences of your life, let’s make sure that you have your finances under control. London is a huge metropolis for business, art, and opportunity - which means living there can be costly. No one should go broke living in a city that can be affordable - especially with the right tips and tricks.

Christmas Around the World: How 9 Countries Celebrate

Dan Elias Bliss | December.20.2018

 

It’s that magical time of year when streets come to life with bright lights and people are full of joy. Around the world, holiday celebrations are in full-swing with each country celebrating in its own unique way. Check out some of the wonderful and weird ways our host cities celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

Reading Body Language Fluently Around the World

Jessica Dais | December.05.2018

 

As an intern living abroad, understanding body language cues both in and outside of the workplace is crucial. When practiced correctly, body language such as eye contact, facial expressions, and posture can greatly enhance everyday communication.

However, there are some gestures you’ll want to stay away from depending on where you are in the world! For example, in China, it’s very common to stand close to someone who is speaking, but in the United States, the same proximity might make the speaker feel uncomfortable.

How can you know which types of body language are appropriate for the country and culture you’re in? Keep reading for some helpful body language pointers for some of our top locations.

8 Top London Film and Pop Culture Locations to Visit

Kristi Philius | October.26.2018

 

Everyone has a bucket list when traveling to somewhere new - even when your primary reason for being there is for your fabulous new internship. After you’ve hit all the hot spots, it’s time to explore some equally exciting highlights. Join me as I share 8 tourist destinations where you can snap a pic for the ‘gram at eight of your favorite book, TV show, and film locations around London, England.

The Top Cities for IT Internships

Kahlia Chehade | January.31.2018

The workforce is dynamic and ever changing environment. Yet if one thing is certain, it is that our dependency on computers and technology in all career fields is on the rise, making IT an excellent career field to be in pursuit of. 

The Top 5 Cities for Psychology Internships

Joe Meringolo | November.16.2017

Do you love working with other people? Are you interested in working in a community? Do want to help people who are in need or at risk? Then you’re probably a Psych major!

Student Experiences: Helmi's Non-Profit Internship in London

Joe Meringolo | October.30.2017

As Helmi was going into her senior year at University of Alabama this past summer, she wanted to expand her worldview and hone her professional skill set and she believes that her internship abroad in London did more than just that. Her story highlights the power time in London, which she notes is “a multicultural city with a rich history,” and that’s a big part why people from around the world are naturally drawn to the city of iconic telephone booths and bright red double decker buses. We’re going to explore Helmi’s life-changing experience with some highlights of her journey and the effect that it’s had on her life.

Snapchat Takeovers: Morgan's Art Museum Internship in London

Sarah Maddah | October.27.2017

Going abroad to another city without family or friends was an exciting step for Morgan, our London Art Gallery intern, during our Fall 2017 semester. Studying Political Science with a Minor in Art History, she wanted to get a feel of what it would be like to work in a museum. After completing her internship she tells us, “one career path I was thinking of was to eventually become a curator, and this internship is really good exposure since it is showing me more of the tasks people working in the museum industry perform.” In a city with so much history and a variety of museums and art galleries, why wouldn’t you choose London?!

The Top 5 Cities for Event Management Internships

Katherine Adams | October.26.2017

Are you energetic, creative and innovative? Do you have a keen eye for detail, flawless organization and great interpersonal skills? Have you ever considered using these incredible qualities towards a future career? Then listen closely, because you may have what it takes to be in the Event Management business! 

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.

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