Published on August 17, 2017

The 7 best pieces of career advice for interns

Being “the intern” doesn’t come with much power or allure. That said, internships are a fantastic way to earn professional experience that can be leveraged into a full-time position later on. An internship is a crucial learning opportunity that can be career-altering. Pay attention, interns. This one’s for you.   1. Be patient Working hard… Read More

Published on August 16, 2017

Ask The Intern: Should I intern abroad in Dublin?

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Hi Danielle, my name is Joe and I just got accepted to do an internship in Ireland this fall. I’m from a small town in the US and have never traveled outside of my state before. I would really love to get to know more of the world, and I think Europe is the first… Read More

Published on August 15, 2017

Scholarship Series: Kylie on 5 cultural differences between the US and Spain

Most people go abroad to learn about a different culture. From the work environment, to shopping for groceries, there will be some pretty big differences between your home country and your internship country. Scholarship recipient Kylie from the US has some insights about the biggest cultural differences in Spain.   1. Time I knew that… Read More

Published on August 14, 2017

How to budget your money in Chicago

Internships are an investment in your future. That said, unpaid opportunities mean slashing expenses whenever possible. Learn how to make the most of your abroad experience without breaking the bank with our best budgeting tips for Chicago.   1. Shop at the city’s many farmers markets Get wonderful produce at low costs by choosing to… Read More

Published on August 11, 2017

11 essential tips for a solo female traveler

  So you like traveling? Great! Many people love to go abroad and expand their horizons, so the main question becomes why travel solo? What are the advantages of traveling alone in a world as big and scary and intimidating as this one? Beth Whitman, travel writer and speaker with hundreds of thousands of solo… Read More

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