Alumni Posts and Experiences

Scholarship Series: 7 of my favorite things to do in Colombia

Things to do in Colombia

Global Leadership Grant winner Lorena Reis spent her summer interning abroad in Colombia after receiving one of The Intern Group’s scholarships. Here are her favorite highlights and recommended things to do in Colombia. 1. My internship Of course, one of my favorite things to do in Colombia was my internship. It has not only provided…

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7 benefits of international internships for college students

internships for college students

In tоdау’ѕ competitive market, job ѕееkеrѕ are actively looking for an edge to stand out among others. At times, еduсаtіоn аnd еxtrасurrісulаr activities mіght not bе еnоugh tо set an individual араrt frоm аnоthеr. I believe one of thе bеѕt ways to get this sort of еxреrіеnсе is thrоugh іntеrnѕhірs for college students. Intеrnѕhірѕ give реорlе,…

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7 reasons to do an internship in South America

internship in South America

  Wondering what it’s like to do an internship in South America?  Ginna, a student at UNC Chapel Hill and an alumna of The Intern Group’s Colombia program recommends the following 7 reasons to do an internship in Colombia.  1. The country is wonderful This is a city that is innovative, growing, rich in culture,…

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Ask The Ambassador: Q&A With Our Alumni Ambassadors

international internship experience

Curious about what it’s like to pursue an international internship experience? Our Alumni Ambassadors, Juliet Watkin-Rees and Mateusz Andrulewicz from The University of Birmingham UK, interviewed each other so you can learn more about each of their experiences with The Intern Group last year.   1. Where did you go? JULIET: I spent 6-months interning at a marketing…

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Alumni Series: Kathy’s Marketing Internship in Hong Kong

hong kong marketing

  During my six-month Hong Kong marketing internship, I’ve learned a lot about the working culture in Hong Kong, the events industry, and my career potential. The highlight of my internship was working on the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibitions Center. The event gathered over 1,800 attendees…

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