The International Internships Blog is a collaboration by The Intern Group staff, alumni and current participants to give you career advice & tips, program information, & so much more!

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Why do I need a cover letter?

August 16, 2018

When applying for jobs and internships, students and recent graduates frequently ask the question “Why do I need a cover letter?” A cover letter is one of the most important parts…

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International business internships in Barcelona

International Business internships in Barcelona

August 14, 2018

International business internships in Barcelona combine the fun of travel with real-world professional experience. While placed at a top firm in Barcelona, interns will learn the ins and outs of…

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Why should I intern abroad

8 reasons why you should intern abroad

August 10, 2018

There is no denying that internships are the best way to prepare yourself for a successful career, offering a foot in the door in your field. Where you decide to…

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Business internships in Chile

August 8, 2018

When it comes to international business, there is no place like Chile. Business internships in Chile can give young professionals experience in one of South America’s fastest growing economies. Chile…

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7 Transferable Skills for Young Professionals

August 3, 2018

In a competitive job market, young professionals need to work hard on developing skills that will make them employable. No matter what your degree is, you should master a few…

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7 reasons to live in Barcelona

July 31, 2018

Barcelona attracts international people from all over the world. This beachside city is the perfect place to combine an adventure with international internship experience. Here are 7 reasons to live…

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first job mistakes

Common mistakes millennials make at their first job

July 27, 2018

Starting your first job can be terrifying (to put it lightly). The pressure to perform can be hard to shake, and can impair your overall mood. Keep in mind that…

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Real Estate internships in Chicago

Real Estate internships in Chicago

July 24, 2018

Offering high-end apartments, luxury condos, historic homes and more, Chicago is an exciting place to earn experience in Real Estate. Discover the charm of this classic American city through Real…

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phone interview tips

5 phone interview tips you need to know

July 20, 2018

There’s nothing easy about nailing a phone interview. Phone interviews combine all the pressure of a job interview with the communication challenges of a phone call. Although a lot of…

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reasons to go to Australia

Scholarship Series: 7 reasons to go to Australia

July 9, 2018

NSHSS scholarship winner Julia Vachon is interning abroad in Melbourne with The Intern Group this summer. Read about her 7 reasons to go to Australia.    Anyone who has spent…

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social media networking tips

5 Useful Social Media Networking Tips

July 5, 2018

Social media might be the best way to keep up with the success of your second cousin’s baseball team, but it’s also a great way to enhance your professional development.…

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mental health resources

Mental Health Resources for International Interns

July 4, 2018

Going abroad is one of the most exciting experiences a young professional can have. You’ll be traveling, exploring, and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone. Interning abroad is exciting,…

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