My summer in Spain: Communications intern reflects on experience abroad

Cherise is studying Communication Information Design at Mount Royal University. She spent the summer in Spain doing a three-month communication and digital marketing internship in Barcelona at a destination management company. Cherise had a great internship experience and is excited to share her story with Connectors and friends across the globe. How is Barcelona treating […]

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Healthcare internship in Cape Town: Ball State student gets hands-on work experience and lifelong memories

What struck Ball State University student Austin Neal most during his physical rehabilitation internship in Cape Town this summer was how much doctors and nurses were able to do with limited resources — and partially because of that, how much practical experience he received. “I was surprised at how hands-on my internship was,” Austin said […]

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Growing township economies: Lessons learned from internships in South Africa

Washington and Lee University rising juniors Jon Pezzi and William Hardage completed their internships in Cape Town, South Africa this summer as part of the W&L Shepherd Poverty Studies Program. The program’s summer internship gives exceptional students an opportunity to engage with multidimensional issues surrounding poverty in affected communities abroad. For Jon and Will, working […]

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20 reasons why an internship abroad is the best thing to do this year

An internship abroad provides endless professional opportunities and benefits, but it also has personal benefits that are just as important. From new friendships to amplifying your resumé, here are 20 reasons why you should seriously consider doing an internship abroad this year. 1. Gain cultural awareness: Being immersed in a new culture is the best […]

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My internship in Buenos Aires: Colorado Senior shares his experience

Josh Braun is back home in Colorado after completing his public policy internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina with Connect-123. His internship focused on sustainable development policy in Buenos Aires, as measured under the tenets of the UN sustainability goals. This fall Josh returns to the University of Colorado to kick off his senior year. He […]

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Journalism internship in Cape Town: King’s College London Postgrad shares experience abroad

Giulia Monteleone completed her journalism internship in Cape Town, South Africa with Connect-123 and King’s College London last summer. We catch up with her and find out how her experience abroad impacted her study and career choices. Tell us about your journalism internship in Cape Town. What was the best part of your experience abroad? […]

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How my internship in Buenos Aires help land me a job at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Sara Valles is about to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. After her graduation, she’s got a job lined up at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where she’ll work as an Inside Sales Account Manager. Did Sara’s internship in Buenos Aires help boost her resumé and provide […]

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How to Pack for Interning Abroad

You’ve made the decision to build your resume, advance your education and real world experience, and focus on language learning and intercultural experiences. You’ve searched for, applied to, and selected an internship. Your housing is arranged and you bought your plane tickets. You are prepared. Except, a few days before you leave, you start packing […]

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