One of the best things about what we do and why we do it, is hearing stories and testimonials from interns once they’ve finished their internship overseas program and reflected on their experiences.
We love to hear to what skills they’ve added to their resume, what they have realized about their profession field, their ideas and methods about navigating new cultures and making new friends and skilled connections.
Here’s what 11 summer time interns had to say: interning overseas changed their lives.
1. London Marketing Intern Mariah R.
Mariah, student at Converse College, spent her summer residing and working abroad in London. During her advertising internship with a company based to help small companies with online marketing, Mariah was challenged and liked each second.
> “This program is superb. For anyone looking to do work abroad, Global Experiences is the place to do it. The workers makes you’re feeling so comfortable and safe. I’ve beloved every second of this experience and would do it once more in a heartbeat. My favourite memory can be the journey to Brighton seaside that Global Experiences arrange. They additionally paired me with an excellent firm that I even have discovered a lot from and has ready me for future jobs. I even have made some great memories and close friends. I have had the time of my life, and it would not have been potential without Global Experiences.”
2. Dublin Communications Intern Donterrius W.
Donterrius traveled to Dublin to spend his summer interning in communications with an thrilling company planning and internet hosting Irish Cultural Festivals. The Lehigh University pupil helped the muse fulfill its mission of selling civic engagement and sharing Irish cultures through the humanities.
> “I came right here to improve my resume inside music production; however, I ended up leaving this experience with a method more understanding of myself and more knowledge about life. This alternative and my placement specifically have led me in the right path to develop myself and improve upon the method in which I approach issues in life. I am very grateful for this opportunity and can use the information that I have gained to the betterment of myself and my family members around me.”
three. Paris Fashion Business Intern Kristen M.
For her summer internship, Kristen traveled from the City of Brotherly Love to the City of Lights. The Temple University student completed a style business internship in Paris with an art gallery and gained unimaginable hands-on experience.
> “I had the pleasure of working in Upper concept retailer, a boutique/art gallery/event area within the 4th district of Paris, France. The coordinator at Global Experiences did a very good job of setting me up with a job I wished – while there, I helped inventive enterprise & advertising strategies for the concept store. I felt very concerned in the workplace and infrequently had any downtime while at work. When I had time to myself, I made a lot of friends in this system and traveled throughout France and to Rome & Amsterdam. This was by far the best summer time of my life! I would positively suggest this program to anyone who’s looking to do a summer time abroad!”
four. Barcelona Tourism Intern Ebony A.
Ebony, current scholar at the University of South Carolina, got to achieve her dream of seeing extra of the world with an internship in Spain. During her time overseas, Ebony interned at a ship tourism firm and fell in love with every little thing Barcelona had to offer.
> “Wow. What a tremendous summer season. When I signed up for this program, I had no concept it was going to be so life-changing. I even have beloved each minute since stepping out of the plane to this lovely metropolis. Inma, Saskia, and all the other interns made the time right here worth each single penny. All the social events, the traveling, and simply the general memories have shaped me into a better international citizen, and I shall be eternally grateful for my time right here. It’s amazing how immersed we get into this whole completely different tradition, and I can’t help however fall more and more in love with Barcelona.”
5. Florence Event Planning Intern Kelly S.
Iowa State University Student, Kelly, wished a novel professional experience and a chance to see the world. With a global internship she was in a position to do both! Interning in Florence, Kelly received to additional her training in occasion administration and achieve invaluable profession experience.
> “Interning overseas with Global Experiences has been a life-changing experience. The individuals I truly have met and memories made along the means in which will be something that I will always bear in mind. I even have gained so much independence from this experience, and GE provides simply enough help and recommendation to assist you when wanted. To anybody debating whether or not they need to intern abroad, do it! It has been one of the best decision I even have ever made!”
6. New York City Business Intern Ashley F.
Ashley had all the time been fascinated with economics, but knew there was extra to be taught outside of the classroom. An internship in New York City with an actual property start-up, gave Ashley the prospect to broaden her information about economics around the globe.
> “This internship was one of the rewarding experiences of my life. Not solely was I uncovered to a community of assist from GE, but in addition made lifelong associates and skilled connections throughout my time right here. Highly advocate to school students who are just starting out on the intern scene, who want to be taught extra a couple of sure industry but in addition about themselves. Being submerged within the vibrant surroundings of New York City, I have developed life abilities as properly as skilled skills, and will definitely return for extra.”
7. Milan Fashion Intern Kelsey B.
Kelsey decided she needed worldwide expertise to additional her profession in the trend world, and off she went to Milan this summer! Her trend design internship with a boutique taught her essential abilities and experience to be a great designer.
> “The spotlight of my internship was getting work experience in my chosen trade of fashion design, and gaining new expertise on a daily basis via the follow. The spotlight of my experience abroad was getting to see new locations and meet new individuals who made an impact on my life. The whole expertise was very insightful.”
eight. Washington D.C. Government Intern Chiara G.
Chiara has all the time had a ardour for charity work and wanting to achieve more profession expertise brought her to Washington D.C. with a gaggle of fellow King’s College students. Her non-profit internship was with the biggest physician-led group within the US, working to guard the public from the threats of nuclear proliferation, climate change, and environmental toxins.
> “I had a fantastic expertise in Washington DC this summer time, interning at a Non-Governmental Organization for two months. GE helped me each step of the means in which: finding the internship and fixing my CV. They helped me with the visa, settling in, and discovering the town. Couldn’t have done it with out them! Would positively recommend to anyone who wants to achieve some work expertise whereas discovering a new city.”
9. Sydney Fashion Intern Abby B.
Abby was motivated to further her fashion profession and education with an international internship. She received to stay and work overseas in Sydney, Australia with a luxurious designer.
> “I had one of the best Summer ever interning overseas in Sydney! I absolutely loved my internship, met so many superb folks and discovered so much! The group I met abroad were a tremendous and enjoyable group of people. We had a blast at our excursions, and got to do some superb traveling whereas in Australia! For being on the other aspect of the world, it really isn’t so totally different from the US, so I never experienced any tradition shock along the finest way. Overall I had a 10/10 unforgettable expertise making life-long pals and connections while additionally feeling far more prepared for my profession. What are you ready for – apply now!”
10. London Marketing Intern Elsie K.
Elsie has been part of two different Global Experiences’ packages and found each had been life-changing! The University of Oklahoma pupil initially interned in Sydney, Australia, and then came again in 2018 to be our Residential Advisor in London.
> “After attending the GE Program in Sydney, Australia final summer time I decided to intern within the London GE Program this summer season because the Residential Advisor. Not only did both internships exceed my expectations, but the other college students who have been chosen for both applications shared such a similar mindset and it was a very highly effective environment to stay and work in. The Global Experiences’ group did an exceptional job at helping us improve our general career expertise (resume, cover letter, interview prep, and so forth.) and in addition did a great job matching us with the proper firm in our desired field to allow growth. There was a great steadiness of help and freedom all through the whole thing of the program. Thank you GE for giving me two of essentially the most memorable summers and international experiences of my life!”
Since 2001, Global Experiences has been offering life-changing experiences to students and younger professionals all internationally. Nearly 20 years and over eight,000 interns later, we are nonetheless dedicated to delivering tailor-made internships that form careers and alter lives. Apply right now and see where Global Experiences can take you.