Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

How To Ace Your Interview

Meghan Tankersley | May.28.2014

Interviews are your chance to sell your skills and experiences! They give you the opportunity to land the job you want by allowing a future employer to get a good idea of the person you are, so they can determine if you're a good fit for their company culture. Therefore, it's important to prepare yourself ahead of time so you can ace your interview and leave a good impression for the potential employer. Here are some tips that will help get you ready for your future interview:

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. 

How To Make Your Resume Better in 6 Easy Steps

Meghan Tankersley | March.31.2014

Let’s be honest, creating a resume is a daunting task. It seems that everyone you speak to has a different opinion about formatting and what should be included in your resumé.  Your resumé is a reflection of you, so it’s okay if it doesn’t exactly fit into every mold, but your document still needs to look clean and professional. Below are six easy rules to follow when crafting your professional resume:

What Should I Do With My Life?

Meghan Tankersley | January.23.2014

When I was four, I asked my mother to sign me up for princess lessons because my goal in life was to become a princess. I knew that you had to practice to be a professional so it only made sense that I start taking lessons. She told me they were full and signed me up for ballet instead because that seemed “close enough”.  Unfortunately, I’m still not a princess (or a ballet dancer for that matter), but it does show that we are asked to think about our careers at a very young age.

4 Skills You Don't Have Listed on Your Resume (But You Should)

Meghan Tankersley | January.15.2014

The resume is an ever-changing document, and as a college student or graduate, it can feel like you haven’t had the chance to really learn any skills. When applying for internships you want to show employers that you have the experience needed for the position, and you want to use the role as a chance to garner more skills while assisting the company in achieving its goals.

Creating Your Digital Brand

Meghan Tankersley | November.05.2013

My father always says, “Don’t put anything online that you wouldn’t want on the front page of the newspaper". Even though my father doesn't understand most things relating to the Internet or social media, he does give some pretty solid advice. We are living in a digital world and one way or another you are creating an online presence. Even if you don’t really care about social media, you should be aware of how you look online because employers and admissions officers will look you up. According to a 2012 Jobvite survey, 92% of employers currently use or plan on using social media for recruiting. Here are five simple steps to start creating your own digital brand to supplement your internship abroad:

How To Plan For Your Future During College

Meghan Tankersley | September.30.2013

Rich Grant, higher education professional and career advisor, wrote a post on his blog about simple steps for college students to take to begin planning for future careers.

Being Happy...A Career Strategy

Emily Merson | March.20.2013


Global Experiences focuses on helping college students and young professionals get a competitive edge through an international internship program experience. Every week we speak to hundreds of people starting out in their career and we think a lot about what advice to give and how to provide people with the best experience possible. Our goal isn’t just landing a job, it is helping our Alum have happy and successful lives, in the broadest sense.

Jennifer and Jessica Take London

Alex Paisner | November.09.2012

Intern Jennifer Goswami and her sister Jessica both experienced all that London has to offer in their fall internships. Check out her adventure:

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