Go Overseas Articles

Stories, advice, and inspiration to plan your next trip overseas.

If you're looking to score a job or internship internationally , the key to success in your global job search is to build a global network. One of the best ways to go about doing this is to reach out to people of interest to you in your target country via LinkedIn, company...
Sitting in an office chair, I fidgeted around and played with the rings on my fingers, trying to remain focused on the interviewer as she looks intently at my every move. I’m not horrible at interviews, but most of the time they aren’t wonderful experiences and I’d much rather be...
Originally published on June 18th, 2014 We all know the positive impact experiential learning can have our students' education, and I'm sure you're already implementing some pretty cool hands-on lessons in your classroom. But have you thought of taking your lessons out of the...
While volunteering abroad is commendable regardless of the gender of the volunteer, women have an especially critical role when it comes to promoting gender equality around the world: they lead by example . International Women's Day , a day which celebrates the economic,...
Whether at home or studying abroad, our phones are in our daily lives -- we're constantly on them checking social media, taking selfies, or actually communicating through phone calls and text messages (that’s what they’re really for, right?). How will you ever be able to Snapchat...
College rules. Where else can you discuss the fissures in America’s criminal justice system with tenured professors on Friday, then go to a Cops-and-Robbers themed party on Saturday? It is a magical place that encourages exploration of ideas and desires. Volunteer teaching...
Back in 2011, when I began to tell friends I would be moving to Colombia to work as a volunteer teacher , I lost track of the number of people that responded with some variation of “Oh, I wish I could do that!” It's four years later and I can count on one hand the number of...
Unlike your friends, family, and significant others, we at Go Overseas love to hear your travel stories . Especially the ones that make us laugh! So last month, we asked, and you answered with your best stories from abroad. Not just from studying abroad, but also volunteering,...
The United States is catching on to what the UK and Europe already know: gap years are great for young people. Who wouldn’t want to travel the world, study Spanish in Peru, teach English in South Korea , participate in conservation projects in Costa Rica, or volunteer with an...
For the fourth year running, Go Overseas is excited to announce that this spring we're -- yet again -- giving away one scholarship to study/intern abroad and one scholarship to volunteer abroad . Over the past years, we've gotten hundreds of submissions from enthusiastic,...

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Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Go Overseas Writer
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
Olivia Christine Perez
Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
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Managing Editor at Go Overseas
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Study Abroad & Sustainable Tourism Expert