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Like an internship at home, not every internship abroad will be the most fun and amazing time of your life, but it should be a meaningful learning experience. We all have expectations of how an experience will be, and international experiences often have the highest expectations...
Originally published May, 29th 2013. If you already know that you want to volunteer in East Africa, it's likely that you're trying to decide between volunteering in Kenya and Tanzania . How do you choose? Though each distinct in their own way, these two neighbors are pretty...
Learning a language abroad is the best way to acquire one. Immersion is everywhere, and you're there to act as one big language sponge! But this awesome arrangement can be made even better if you know some helpful tips to improve your language learning. Take a look at these...
During the fall semester of my senior year of college, I decided I couldn’t graduate without taking advantage of the opportunity to spend a semester in a foreign country. Yet it seemed my time for studying abroad had passed. My university has a rule that your last semester of...
I'll never forget sitting in my living room in Nigeria with a colleague from Portugal after he asked me to share my resume with him. He had a Spanish friend applying for a job in Germany and she was asking for inspiration and examples. Given that I was an American working for a...
Last year, Go Overseas and Education New Zealand put together a full scholarship for one lucky student to study abroad In New Zealand. After combing through over 1,000 submissions, Emma Faucher was chosen as the recipient of the $15,000 award. It took over a month of preparation...
When anybody starts to think about where they should go to have an adventure, New Zealand is one of the first places to pop into mind. The soaring mountains, the giant plains, the volcanoes, and blue water full of whales. Even the cities feel like small towns. Australia might get...
Whether you're dreaming of a year long stint teaching English in China or a short term tutoring position in Barcelona, your first step to making this dream real is the job hunt . However, the best way to apply for ESL jobs abroad varies from country to country; region to region....
Landing an internship anywhere today is exciting (thanks, economy), but a thousand times more so if you're interning in China ! What if someone had already done it, gone before you, come back and told you what to expect, and what lessons they learned? Depending on where you...

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