Intern Abroad Articles

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...
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...
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...
Let's be real, the world of internships is a game of chance. The stereotypes about fetching coffee and making copies sadly don't exist for no reason. If you want to be sure your internship is going to be a worthwhile learning experience, Germany is the place to go. In Germany, an...
During my own experience studying abroad in Italy, I didn’t participate in a dual intern-study abroad program per say, but I did have work-study. Or, rather, they created one for me because I was in such a small program, and I got the chance to both work and study abroad during...
Your suitcase is splayed out on your bedroom floor and you’re looking around your room, bewildered, without the faintest idea where to begin. It’s stressful enough picking out an outfit for your first day at a regular internship, but to try to pick out a months’ worth of outfits...
As the world shrinks and the job market grows in competitiveness, gaining international experience and global skills becomes increasingly important. Studying abroad remains the most popular option for students going overseas, with nearly 290,000 students studying abroad in the...