10 Must-Have Travel Apps for Your Adventure Abroad

Dan Elias Bliss | November.20.2018

 

You’ve nailed the interview, landed your dream internship, and soon you’ll be setting off for a once in a lifetime adventure. There are the few essentials all world travelers need -- cash, ticket, passport, and of course, a phone. Though we don’t want you staring down at your phone your whole time abroad, there are a few apps to make living in a new country a bit easier. Check out these 10 apps you should download for your internship abroad.

Student Experiences: Jenny L.'s Fashion Design Internship in Paris

Dan Elias Bliss | November.01.2018

 

Where do you go when you’re an aspiring designer and want to break into the world of fashion? To the fashion capital of the world Paris, France, of course! Jenny L. spent her summer in city of lights experiencing first-hand the city’s world-renowned fashion culture. During Jenny’s internship, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) student got to live like a real Parisian and further her career in fashion. Read all about her experience as an international intern in Paris, France.

Student Experiences: Julia S.’s Marketing Internship in Sydney

Andrew Parr | September.14.2018

 

Where to go when you don’t know what to do? Julia knew. Take a gap year and travel abroad. Julia S., now a student at Princeton University, found herself vying for an experience to supplement a year without a formal education. At the age of 18, she flew to the opposite side of the globe for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. She would be spending her next twelve weeks interning abroad in a country, a continent she had never stepped foot in.

The Top 4 Skills Employers Want and Recent Grads Lack

Dan Elias Bliss | August.30.2018

 

In today’s competitive job market, a college degree will teach you a lot of things, though most likely not all the skills you need to succeed in the workplace. With almost half of all 25 to 29 year olds having a bachelor’s degree, a college education is becoming the new normal. But even with an education, there are still skills employers say nearly all recent graduates lack.

1. Writing Skills

2. Verbal Skills

3. Critical Thinking 

4. Real-world Experience 

Many of these soft skills can’t be taught inside a classroom and don’t come with a degree.

8 Tips to Surviving Your First Week Abroad

Dan Elias Bliss | August.23.2018

 

As a college student or young professional, interning abroad can be one of the most rewarding experiences. It’s your chance to see the world all while gaining valuable professional experience which will take you places in your career. Being abroad is thrilling, but the first week can be overwhelming. You are out of your comfort zone, navigating a new city, meeting lots of people from different backgrounds, and in a new work environment. Don’t worry, once you make it through those first few days, you can make it through anything. Here’s our top tips to surviving your first week abroad.   

Celebrate These Iconic Holidays While Interning Abroad in Barcelona

Dan Elias Bliss | June.18.2018

 

Barcelona is home to endless nights, loud music, bright colors, miles of sandy beaches, and festivals that fill the streets. Matched with a long list of amazing holidays and celebrations - what’s more to love! Check out our guide to Barcelona’s top holidays you do not want to miss out on.

5 Tips for Advising Students on International Internships

Kelly Holland | September.13.2017

Advising for an international experience is not always easy. While most study abroad advisors are confident with tips on academic credit, living abroad, succeeding in another culture, and how to choose a program, they may not be ready for working with a student seeking a professional experience abroad.

5 Tips on Overcoming the Language Barrier

Amy Skoba | September.06.2017

So, you’ve decided to take the leap and intern abroad. Congratulations! Surely you are excited and probably have a few worries too. One of the most common fears in going abroad is facing the dreaded language barrier.

After Interning Abroad: How to Stay Connected to your Experience

Jenepher Mackin | August.29.2017

You’ve done it. You completed your internship abroad. You took risks, met new people, learned new skills and impressed yourself with just how much you’ve grown. You thought getting there was the hard part, right? Packing your bags, remembering your passport and embarking on this massive adventure. While I applaud you for chasing your dream, you’re wrong. The hard part is just beginning. You have to go home. 

Top Skills Employers Want from an Intern in 2018

Peter Ballagh | August.10.2017

What do employers look for in an employee? In this question we are not considering the employee’s knowledge and training but the soft skills – the positive professional demeanor which a person might bring to a place of work.

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