Intern Abroad Articles

Happy 2016, everyone! Before we dive into this bright, shiny, brand-new year that stretches out in front of us, it's time to look back at 2015. The past year saw us revamp our site, expand our coverage of all things abroad, and delve deeper into what it really means to engage in...
International internships are on the rise, but given that they're usually a bigger investment than one back home -- what with airfare, cultural barriers, and time away from home to contend with -- you'll want to make sure you get the most out of your time abroad. Not only that,...
Incorporating an international component into American higher education is critically important for creating a workforce with the capabilities and mindset to tackle the world’s toughest challenges of global interdependence: disease, violent extremism, climate change, economic...
Originally published on May 2nd, 2013. Updated version includes contributions from Rachael Taft Whether you want to gain experience in your field of study, have a unique experience, or just prolong your time as a student, Australia is a country you should consider searching for...
There are many epic questions in the world. Inside or outside? Ketchup or mustard? Paper or plastic? Should I intern abroad for the summer or a full semester? We can't necessarily help you with all those questions (though we'd suggest... Outside, ketchup, and neither -- reusable...
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...
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...
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...
The idea of living and working overseas is exciting, but ultimately pretty terrifying, and it often seems like an impossible notion. From the age of 12 I dreamed of living abroad in Australia, but to be quite honest I never thought I would actually have the opportunity -- or the...
To find an internship abroad, you have two options: hunt one down independently, or to use an internship placement provider (also known as a program provider) to help you with your search. Either way, it can be a daunting process. First you have to find an internship. Then you...