Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Intern Experience: 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.

Intern Experience: Josiah's Theatre Internship in Dublin

Lauren Plug | October.25.2017

 Josiah is a student at Anne Arundel Community College (just a hop and a skip from Global Experiences' headquarters in Annapolis!) studying visual performing arts. He's part Irish, so he was thrilled to land a theater internship in Dublin, the perfect culmination of all his years of vocal and acting training. Besides exploring his heritage with trips to the Cliffs of Moher and the Guinness Factory, Josiah also found time to jet over to Paris, Morocco and London. That's making the most of a first trip abroad!

Saying NO to FOMO: Why Miss Out on Interning Abroad?

Kelly Holland | September.29.2017

An entire semester in another country; how did she survive? 14 weeks, 98 days, 2300 hours away from campus. It’s a tough job, but she chose to do it. Who would sign up for something like this? A smart undergraduate, that’s who.

Intern Experience: Kaylee's Graphic Design Internship in London

Jade De-Terville Martin | September.27.2017

Kaylee is a student at Towson University majoring in Graphic Design. This summer she travelled for the first time outside of the US and flew across the pond for an internship in London.

 

During her time abroad she watched Harry Potter and The Cursed Child live in the theatre (and met the cast!), went to Wimbledon (and met the winners of the men’s wheelchair doubles), and visited Stonehenge, Bath, and Scotland, all while gaining valuable graphic design experience!

Read on to learn more about her amazing summer in London. 

Hosting a GE Intern: All the Perks, None of the Work!

Jessica Burns | September.22.2017

Need extra help in the office, but overwhelmed by the idea of taking on an intern? Concerned that it will be too hard to organize the process? Worried that the student you bring on won’t be reliable? Thinking you don’t have the time to vet students and sort through resumes? Let us do the work. At Global Experiences we take the work out of hiring interns by supporting the employer and the intern throughout the entire process. 

The Top 5 Cities for Marketing Internships

Kristi Philius | July.24.2017

If there is any industry that is undeniably international, it’s marketing! One of the most fascinating things about traveling is having the opportunity to see advertisements for brands you are familiar with in other countries, and discovering the differences in how they brand themselves to different cultures.

The 6 Top Cities for your Fashion Internship

Lauren Plug | May.30.2017
Every fashion student dreams of one day living and working in one of the world’s top fashion capitals. Can you see yourself sitting in a cafe in Paris, sketching the street style in your treasured notebook. Or perhaps walking the streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro in Milan, watching the who’s who of fashion parade the streets during the spring and fall fashion shows. Maybe London is more your style with fast, futuristic designs and the glitz and glamor of this timeless city. Some prefer the body conscious, fashion forward beach wear of Sydney and learning about a totally new fashion style. 

3 Critical Needs to Find a Career You Love

Maybe you’ve heard it since you were three-years-old and wanted to be either a firefighter or a doctor when you grew up. Or maybe you just started hearing it as you counted down the last few months, weeks and days of high school. Soon you are asking yourself, “what should I do with my life?”

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How Italy and Global Experiences Changed My Life

Cassandra Santoro | February.22.2017

While in college I was not filled with wanderlust, in fact I had planned to stay in New York City and work my full time job as a corporate event planner once my four years of university were complete. So it came to my surprise that on graduation day in 2005 I felt a bit of regret. This regret was not studying abroad.

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