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!

8 Summer 2020 Internships in London That Will Look Great on Your Resume

Molly Haskell | January.23.2020

As the school semester has only just begun, your summer plans might be the last thing on your mind right now.

Cue thinking to yourself, “I have plenty of time to find a job this summer.” But, if you don’t act now, you might miss out on incredible internship opportunities!

We have full-time internships available all around the world, though some of the best are located in the business global hub of London, England. Many companies in London are looking for dedicated interns to join their team.

London is a buzzing, lively city full of amazing internships in a wide range of majors/career fields -- business, communications, IT, and events to even fashion, museums and more.

It’s never too early to start making your summer plans. Will you be one of the savvy students to plan ahead and land yourself an unforgettable internship experience?

Check out our list of 8 summer internships in London still available!

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: 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: 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.

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.

One year later: Reflections from a Sydney intern

Kelly Holland | June.30.2016

We love hearing from past participants on their experiences since interning with GE. Below you'll find a reflection from Katie Hunsberger, Summer 2015 Sydney intern. Thanks for sharing, Katie!

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. 

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.

That Time I Met the President of Ireland While Interning in Dublin

Alex Paisner | July.08.2013

Global Experiences intern Brian Hess is a rising senior at Virginia Tech. He shares his experience meeting the President of Ireland through his non-profit internship in Dublin this summer!

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