In today's competitive job market a college degree isn't enough. Students need first hand career experience to stand out to potential employers. There's no better way to stand out and gain experience then with an international internship.
Did you know that only 1 in 10 U.S. undergraduates studies abroad? The number of students who intern abroad is even lower! You are a unique person, but proving that to an employer on a resume is not easy when all they see of you is a piece of paper. Be part of the 1% of college graduates with international work experience.
Not only is an internship abroad a unique way to travel and immerse yourself in a new culture, but it has also been proven to benefit your career.
I got placed at an awesome advertising agency on a marketing role involved in a lot of brand, client, and product research. My internship placement worked out perfectly and Global experiences know what they're doing when they are matching you up to a company. They always make sure you are receiving everything you are looking for so that it turns into a memorable and growing experience.
Another plus was the events that they put on for the interns. We received a welcome party to meet all the interns, multiple day trips, and an exit orientation at the Shard. I chose Global Experiences to help me along; I definitely think London is amazing and my experience could not have gone any better!
Michigan State University - Marketing - London, England
One of the best experiences. This internship was seriously worth every penny. I could have not picked a better location. Dublin is an amazing city with such rich history as well as modern flair. If you are trying to decide the best location, look into Dublin you will not be sorry. The town is fun and safe. I never once felt uneasy or scared. Global Experiences matched me with my DREAM internship. I learned such vital information and skills that will put me above my competition in the real world. Global Experiences is a great program and I could not recommend it more.
Ole Miss - Hospitality - Dublin, Ireland
I aspire to work in the consulting field and getting on the job experience while crucial to securing a job, is not very easy to find. The staff at Global Experiences was incredibly honest with me during my application process. I was beyond ecstatic when I found out I had secured the position with the such an organization. The experience I gained through working with this company was irreplaceable; I feel much more confident going into my job search now. I have learned skills that will not only assist me in my professional career but also just help regarding living life in our ever increasingly globalized society.
Texas A&M - Business - Milan, Italy
Ready to set yourself apart for future employers looking for candidates with international experience? Take study abroad to the next level and consider a full-time internship abroad in one of our 12 host cities around the world.
Opportunities are available to students across all majors, and can be credit bearing.
Summer programs are 8 – 10 weeks and semester programs are 12 – 15 weeks depending on location. Language proficiency is not required and in some non-English speaking locations language courses are part of the program. Students participate in a Career Development Program and are matched individually to an internship approved by the Study Abroad office and relevant faculty.
Global Education and Service Learning Advisor