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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No matter your interests, there’s an internship for you in Dublin

Dublin is a city brimming with culture, incredible architecture, music and diverse internship opportunities. Between the city center, the coast, and the mountains, Dublin offers internship opportunities for students of every major. Internships range from IT to medical and public health care to communications and beyond. An internship in marine biology Mairead McConnell, a student at […]

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My summer abroad in Argentina: Drexel student shares internship insights

During my summer abroad in Argentina, I was fortunate to learn a large variety of things, from improving my language skills to becoming more independent to learning how to tango properly! Despite many learning curves, my journey was worth all of the troubles that have turned into triumphs. I hope that you, with the help […]

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Intern Abroad in Cape Town this Summer with King’s College and Connect-123

Are you a King’s College student looking to distinguish yourself in the global graduate market? Have you considered the impact an internship abroad could have on your career development? If the answer to both these questions is yes, we’ve got some good news. Connect-123 and the King’s College Global Internships Programme 360 Support stream offer […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Intern Abroad in Dublin This Summer

If you’re looking to complete a professional internship abroad or international volunteer program in a top-notch destination, then look no further. Connect-123 offers experiential learning opportunities in business, technology, healthcare and more in Dublin, Ireland, a dream destination. When in Dublin, expect to fall in love with this capital city and its charming residents. 1. The […]

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Kate Rau posted in: Dublin, Uncategorized
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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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Career Development, Culture
Overcoming Intern Jitters: Prepping for your 1st day of interning abroad

First things first, be sure to do a practice run of your commute to work BEFORE your first day. There is nothing worse than adding extra stress by rushing around or worrying about if you’re on the correct bus. Leave yourself plenty of extra time to get to your internship. If you show up extremely early, just take that time to stroll around the block and familiarize yourself with this new setting.

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Career Development