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.

How to Live in Stockholm Like a Local while Interning Abroad

Dan Elias Bliss | May.15.2018

Having an international internship doesn’t just help you stand out to future employers, it also gives you a fantastic opportunity to live like a local in a foreign city.

My Stockholm Journalism Internship Experience

Dan Elias Bliss | April.10.2018

Only a few days earlier I was talking to my Program Advisor, Jen about how excited I was to go to Stockholm, but as the cab driver lifted my bags out of the trunk, I couldn’t believe I was actually in Sweden. I pushed my way through the door and threw my luggage down on my bed. 

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).

21 Things To Know Before Interning In Stockholm

Jonathan Rummel | January.30.2017

Deciding to intern abroad is a huge step, one that will differentiate you from your peers and broaden your view on the world. But you don't want to just intern anywhere, you want to make sure that the place you're going fits your goals, your personality and your curiosity. We believe that Sweden could be right for you. Dont take only our word, however. Check out these 21 points about Stockholm and the Swedish that will help you figure out if this is where you want to inern abroad...*HINT* It is!

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