How to Live like a Local in Florence

Cheyanne Johansson | July.03.2019

The sound of a busy city, the robust smell of espresso, and an accordion echoing in the distance. This is what you wake up to every morning in the beautiful city of Florence.

Florence is the pinnacle of art, food, fashion, and music, and is sure to ignite your sense of adventure. Being the free spirited lover of landscapes and all things artistic that I am, I knew this would be the perfect place for me to intern abroad.

Exceeding all expectations, Florence not only captivated my thirst for new experiences, but it left all six of my senses buzzing with euphoria. Here are some tips, tricks, and guidelines to help you live your best life in Florence, Italy.

Intern Experience: Fiona's Video Production Internship in Dublin

Emily TahaBurt | October.18.2018

 

In a dingy diner in Dublin, intern Fiona M. sits across from a prestigious Irish documentary director over a cup of coffee. He proceeds to give her the best advice she’s received since starting her internship in Dublin: “You can tell a story and you know how to use a camera. Create something. The worst outcome is that nobody ever watches it.”

Just months before in the spring of 2017, Fiona had been happily working full-time with a video production company in the United States while taking classes part-time as a digital media graduate student at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.

Texas A&M: An Aggie Intern in Paris

Kelly Holland | July.07.2016


Bonjour from Paris!

Claire, a Texas A&M student, had the time of her life in a summer internship in Paris, France. As an intern Claire had an important role on the Film / Video production team in the City of Lights. Let’s take a peek into the experience of a young professional Aggie abroad.

Words from the Intern: A Wonderful Summer Interning in Dublin

Meghan Tankersley | August.12.2014

Below are two emails we've received over the summer from two interns who are finishing up their internship program in Dublin, Ireland. The first is an email from Morgan, who is a junior studying engineering at the University of San Diego. 

New York City to Paris to Madrid

Meghan Tankersley | December.05.2013

 

Terry has completed two Global Experiences internships.  He did an internship in film production in NYC in the summer of 2012 and then he participated in a marketing internship in Paris over the summer of 2013. Terry is currently living in Madrid, Spain getting his masters degree. Below is an email he sent to Global Experiences detailing his internship experience in Paris. You can get started on your own experience here

Megan F. Lights Up London with an International Internship

Global Experiences | February.23.2009

 

London internships give students and young professionals the unique chance to live and work abroad in one of the world’s greatest cities. Megan F. spent three months in London as part an internship for the company Illuminations. She wanted to share her experience with the world and wrote a blog about her top ten experiences as an intern at Illuminations.

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