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7 effective ways to improve your job interview game

September 13, 2017

Interviewing is a tough skill to master. That said, it’s worth putting in the time and effort to nail this skill once and for all. It pays off, literally. The…

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Scholarship Series: Kylie’s guide to food and fun on a budget in Madrid

September 11, 2017

  I came to Madrid pretty blind. I had done very little research. I didn’t have a bucket list of things to do. Everywhere I went was on the suggestions…

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8 reasons why you have to do an internship in Tokyo

September 11, 2017

Broaden your horizons and gain real-world professional experience with an international internship. Japan is the perfect place to combine career development with a travel adventure. Tokyo is loved by all…

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Scholarship Series: Tyler’s 4 key professional benefits of an internship abroad

September 8, 2017

  Eager to see the world, but are worried about falling behind in the job applicant pool in the professional world? International internship experience will make you stand out. The…

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5 life-changing advantages of developing a global outlook abroad

September 7, 2017

International borders aren’t what they used to be. Today’s economy relies on international trade and exchange. Meanwhile, as people migrate, travel and have international experiences, we’re able to learn from…

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Ask the Intern: Where should I do an internship in Asia?

September 6, 2017

Dear Danielle, my name is Dylan and I’m interested in interning abroad in Asia. I don’t have any previous experience with Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese, but eastern culture in general…

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The Strength in Weak Ties: The Benefits of International Networking

September 1, 2017

  Arriving in Dublin with The Intern Group for my summer internship in Ireland, I had no clue what to expect. Just like everyone else I wanted to make friends,…

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how to follow up after an interview

Ask the Intern: How to follow up after an interview

August 31, 2017

Dear Danielle, I just had an interview for my dream internship yesterday and I am trying to research follow up advice. How should I send them a thank you note,…

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Scholarship Series: Daniel on how to choose an internship that’s right for you

August 28, 2017

    1. Know what you need to do before you go There aren’t that many things you need to do to prepare for how to choose an internship, beyond…

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Dealing with it: 5 lessons I learned after losing my bag

August 28, 2017

We were sat at a table of 5, in broad daylight, and the last time I checked, my bag had been at my feet. We were in a small bar…

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8 useful tips for avoiding sticky situations abroad

August 25, 2017

Traveling abroad can be a stressful experience if you’re not sure what to watch out for. Here are a few tips for staying away from extra charges, potentially tense moments…

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Ask The Intern: How to sell your international internship experience in an interview

August 24, 2017

Dear Danielle, my name is Jessie and I’m from South Africa. I recently finished my international internship in Shanghai and had a blast! As a university graduate with internship experience,…

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