Professional Development

Interning in Colombia: Reflections 2 Years Later

interning in Colombia

Star intern Kristine de Bever explains how interning in Colombia continues to impact life now that she’s back home in Australia. I first set foot in Medellín two years ago. All I could see on my ride into the city from the Rionegro airport was tall grass and luscious green trees, with banana trees here…

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5 tips to improve your business writing

improve your business writing

As you transition from student to professional, your writing skills become increasingly important. However, the writing skills needed in a university setting can be quite different from the writing you’ll be doing as a professional. In order to be successful in the office, you’ll need to improve your business writing. Whether you’re sending a quick…

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5 reasons to go abroad after graduation

go abroad after graduation

As a student coming up on graduation, it can be difficult to know your plans. Graduation is a momentous event, and deciding which path to follow next is equally as important. However, no matter your degree, one of the best things you can do as a recent graduate is get out of your comfort zone…

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5 ways to develop your personal brand

developing your personal brand

As a young professional in today’s competitive job market, developing your personal brand is an essential step in any successful job hunt. Regardless of your career field or background, your personal brand is something that will help you beyond even interviews and applications. A personal brand allows you to show the world how you are…

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Top cities for summer internships 2019

práctica de periodismo en España

For a student or young professional, there’s nothing more important than hands on experience. As degrees become less important in certain industries, internships are absolutely essential. Whether you’re graduating soon or have just started your job search, it’s time to start thinking about applying for summer internships. 2019 is your year. In order to stand…

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9 Benefits of Internships Abroad

Benefits of Internships

Young professionals from all around the world are looking for experience in their future career field. Regardless of your grades or degree, most companies prefer to hire applicants with previous experience in the field. There are many benefits of internships, especially one abroad. You’ll have the opportunity to boost your CV and build up a…

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6 ways your mindset is holding you back

the power of negative thinking

It’s not always easy to get ahead in the office. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a young intern, there’s always more to learn. As you grow, you’ll become more successful and efficient. However, sometimes it isn’t a specific action or lack of knowledge that’s holding you back. Your mindset is extremely important, and can…

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Best places to go on a Gap Year

best places to go on a gap year

Taking a Gap Year before pursuing a university degree is a popular option for students from all over the world. For those hoping to travel, gain experience and grow personally before starting college, a gap year is a fantastic option. One of the best things to do on a gap year is to intern abroad.…

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6 Things To Do On Your First Day At Work Or Internship

No matter where you are in your professional career, your first day at work or an internship can be daunting. Whether you’re at a small startup or a multi-nation corporation, it’s important to be on top of your game and make a good first impression. Although every organization and business is slightly different, there are several…

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