Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Snapchat Takeovers: Ben's PR and Marketing Internship in Barcelona

Jessy Shelton | September.18.2017

Any Spaniard worth his siesta has partied in Ibiza. And any tourist worth his tapas has run with the bulls in Pamplona. So of course Elon University junior Ben D. had to cross both of those off his bucket list when he did a Global Experiences program in Barcelona this summer.

The Top 5 Cities for Marketing Internships

Kristi Philius | July.24.2017

If there is any industry that is undeniably international, it’s marketing! One of the most fascinating things about traveling is having the opportunity to see advertisements for brands you are familiar with in other countries, and discovering the differences in how they brand themselves to different cultures.

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).

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.

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. 

Interning Abroad With Siblings

Meghan Tankersley | March.25.2014


Over the past few years, we’ve had many different family members that have interned aboard together including over 5 different sets of twins. We know all the great reasons why someone should intern abroad, but what are the benefits of doing an internship with your twin or sibling? We asked a few of our alumni who interned aboard with a family member to discuss the benefits and challenges of interning abroad with a brother or sister.

Global Experiences Now Offers Internships in Shanghai, China!

Meghan Tankersley | March.07.2014


As an organization with 13 years of experience, we are thrilled to expand to China. Over the past few years, hundreds of businesses, law firms, and organizations from around the world have flocked to Shanghai to take advantage of the large economic growth and international atmosphere. Shanghai is the largest city in China with over 23 million people and thousands of businesses, non-profits, law firms, and agencies.

New York City to Paris to Madrid

Meghan Tankersley | December.05.2013


Terry has completed two Global Experiences internships.  He did an internship in film production in NYC in the summer of 2012 and then he participated in a marketing internship in Paris over the summer of 2013. Terry is currently living in Madrid, Spain getting his masters degree. Below is an email he sent to Global Experiences detailing his internship experience in Paris. You can get started on your own experience here

Updates from Intern Chandi in Sydney

Meghan Tankersley | November.12.2013

Below is an email written by marketing intern Chandi to Program Consultant Harrison about her internship abroad experience in Sydney this fall. Chandi is currently interning for a fashion company that designs and manufactures womenswear. Her internship tasks include blogging, assisting with creating marketing materials, and managing social media outlets.  Check out the Global Experiences website to see how you too can do an internship in Australia! 

The Life of Public Relations Intern in New York City

Meghan Tankersley | October.29.2013

Karina is completing an internship in PR in NYC this fall. Below is a recap and pictures of  her eventful week  from her blog. 

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