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.

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.

Reflections on a Washington DC Internship

Alex Paisner | July.26.2013

With only two weeks left, Allison Burkman has some great things to say about her Washington DC internship this summer.

Why Should I Pay to Intern Abroad?

Alex Paisner | July.22.2013

You owe it to yourself!

It may seem peculiar that a growing number of college students are actually paying for unpaid internships these days. But, with the competitiveness of the job market and desire of graduates to land jobs in their field of study, paying to intern abroad is well worth the investment.

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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