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Since 2001, Global Experiences has been a leader in International Internships. We have the skills, connections, and the knowledge-base to provide the best, most tailored experiences for every type of studentand young professional. .


Global Experiences Joins AIFS to Expand International Internships for Students

On April 29, 2019 Global Experiences (GE) joined the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) family of organizations. We look forward to all the opportunities to expand and develop our offerings! Read more about our announcement.


Global Experiences was selected as Go Overseas' Best Internship Provider for 2021! We are thrilled to be recognized for this award, especially considering the circumstances of the last two years. It is very fulfilling to know that we continue to provide life (and career) changing experiences for all of our interns!


Global Experiences was chosen as Go Abroad's Top Online Program for Internships Abroad for 2021! We launched our innovative, state-of-the-art GE Virtuoso program in early 2020. We created Virtuoso so that we could still provide invaluable international work experiences to our interns from the comfort of their own homes. 
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About 1/2 of students who planned to intern internationally last summer instead interned remotely. How did the change affect learning outcomes and their overall career readiness? Check out synthesis of new data from IIE and Global Experiences.
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Emily Merson, co-founder and current CEO of Global Experiences, has been named Executive Director of AIFS Abroad, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Merson succeeds Paul Watson, a 40-year veteran of international and higher education who is retiring after the previous 14 years in the role.
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The PIE News Global Climate Crisis
Global Experiences receives Highly Commended recognition for the Sustainability International Impact Award at The PIEoneer Awards 2020 for our Green Initiative.

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The PIE News Global Climate Crisis
Read the latest article from The PIE News (Jan 2, 2020) announcing Global Experiences' Green Initiative -- to purchase carbon credits to offset travel for participants and staff, and our pledge to be carbon neutral by 2025 in response to the overwhelming global climate crisis.
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Top Rated Internships Abroad Organization Top Rated Internship Abroad Program

Global Experiences is honored to be named GoAbroad's Top Rated Internship Abroad Organizations and Top Rated Internship Abroad Program of 2019 for our Dublin program!
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Go Overseas Best Internship Award

Global Experiences was selected as Go Overseas' Overall Top Internship Abroad Provider of 2019! It's brilliant being recognized for this award year-on-year and the work that we do to provide life-changing experiences.
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Finalist - People's ChoiceGlobal Experiences was nominated from our study abroad partners for the 2019 GoAbroad People's Choice Award. This honors the top international education organization.
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Go Overseas Best Internship Award

Global Experiences has been named Go Overseas' Overall Top Internship Abroad Provider. We love what we do, so we're thrilled to know our interns loved their internship program experience.
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GoAbroad Top Internship Organization

Global Experiences is honored to be one of GoAbroad's Top Rated Intern Abroad Organizations. This recognition means everything to us because it's student driven from our alumni reviews. Learn More


NAFSA’s International Educator March-April 2018 Edition article on recognizing the growing importance of internships features Global Experiences' Co-founder and CEO, Emily Merson. Learn More


Global Experiences is pleased to announce a
major new partnership with ISEP, a not for profit international education organization committed to mobility of university students through exchange and study abroad experiences.

Fairfield University Partner

Global Experiences announces it’s formal partnership with Fairfield University offering academic credit for Global Experiences’ international internship and career-development programs.
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Global Experiences was excited to be included on Forbes’ list of top 10 Websites for Finding an Internship along with well established sites like Idealist, Google and LinkedIn.

USA Today

Global Experiences made the list of top programs to pursue after graduation.
Check out USA Today’s article featuring Global Experiences.
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For the first in it’s 16 year history Global Experiences has made the
Inc. 5000 list of fasted growing companies in America.
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Fox45 News

Co-founder Emily Merson sat down with Fox 45’s Megan Gilliland to showcase the unique international experience GE has to offer students looking to get ahead in their field.
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For the second year in a row, international internship provider Global Experiences has won the Innovation Award for its internship programming. Learn More

Enterprising Women

Global Experiences co-founder Emily Merson is featured an Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winner by Enterprising Women Magazine for 2015.

GoAbroad Innovation Award Innovation Award for Innovative New Program. The team accepted the award in San Diego at the National NAFSA Conference in June of 2014.
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The PIE News NAFSA Awards
Global Experiences is featured in
The Pie News for its innovative internship programming win at
NAFSA 2014.
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