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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Colombia: The "Trendy" Travelers' Destination

May 14, 2014

Travelers are finally discovering what they’ve been missing after decades of bad press.The Guardian writes that “Medellin’s metamorphosis provides a beacon for cities across the globe”. Why the sudden hype?…

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From one intern to another

April 8, 2014

As a Modern Languages student, I was “forced” to take a year abroad. I use the word “force” very lightly as, essentially, I get to explore the world for a…

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The benefits of international internships

March 10, 2014

Todays guest post is from Jenny Southan, Features Editor for Business Traveller, who is writing specifically on the benefits of international internships for The Intern Group blog Even today, after…

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Why You Should Intern In LatAm/Madrid

February 19, 2014

Last week Business Insider published an article about why everyone should learn Spanish. Amongst the reasons were the obvious cultural benefits: everything is better in its original language and arguably…

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Hola Christina

January 30, 2014

A warm welcome to our latest team member in Madrid – Christina. Christina is our new program manager in Madrid and looks forward to welcoming our talented participants from all…

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New Program: Intern Australia

November 25, 2013

I thought; what a pleasure it would be to help other people experience an international internship in their chosen field. I applied for the Melbourne Director role straight away. Six…

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New life, New World

October 31, 2013

Adapting to a new world is much easier said than done, during my last blog I was full of excitement and optimism with what my future in Chile had to…

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The start of my Latin Adventure!

October 8, 2013

As a student at university preparing to graduate in Spring 2015, I have the same questions running through my head as every other student anywhere in the world. Do I…

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Live, Travel, Intern

September 5, 2013

One year ago, I was at the beach with a friend talking about our lives and the directions we planned on going. We had just rolled onto shore after surfing…

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International Internships: The real challenge

August 8, 2013

Last week, I was sitting in Lateral waiting for friends to join me for some mid-week tapas. Lateral is on the Calle Velazquez, Madrid, which also happens to be near…

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Divyalayka in London: Fashion internship

August 5, 2013

As a Director of The Intern Group who is typically located in our administrative office in Chile, I was fortunate enough to spend a large portion of this summer in…

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The Value of an International Internship

July 10, 2013

The world is rapidly becoming more globalized, open and competitive. The job market has become international – the young US student now competes against youngsters from Shanghai, Rio and Mumbai.…

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