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Millenials in the workplace

January 19, 2015

The term Millennials describes the generation born between 1981 until the 2000s. Also called, Generation Y, Generation WE, The Boomerang Generation or the Peter Pan Generation, the Millennials have been…

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How to write a good cover letter

January 15, 2015

Writing a cover letter can be a daunting part of applying for jobs. We’ve all struggled with trying to get the formatting perfect on the CV, but very strict guidelines…

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Common mistakes first time interns make

January 14, 2015

So, it’s your first internship. In fact, it’s probably your first time working in a professional environment. You’re nervous yet excited. You want to make a great first impression because…

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Sightseeing in Colombia

January 14, 2015

For those who are interning abroad through the Intern Latin America program, Medellín serves as an excellent base for seeing the sites all around Colombia. Colombia is a culturally rich…

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Medical Electives Abroad

January 9, 2015

Medical electives abroad are a way for you as a medical student to challenge yourself and deepen your practice. Going abroad not only allows you to experience a different country…

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Your personal brand and why it is important

January 9, 2015

Before you begin your internship, and often even before you start the application process for your internship, your public presence will have to undergo somewhat of a transformation. For some,…

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How to leave a good last impression at your internship

January 8, 2015

Some may say that the first day of your internship is the most defining point of your time with a company. However your last day is equally as important. There…

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Fashion Internships in Colombia

January 8, 2015

Latin America is truly a colorful mosaic made of vastly different pieces, as every country brings a unique cultural background. Ethnic clothing is an inseparable part of these countries’ cultures,…

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Theatre Internships in Madrid

January 7, 2015

The history of theatre in Spain encompasses a great span of time and genres starting from the religious plays of Medieval Iberia to the edgy productions of contemporary Spain. The…

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Your guide to email etiquette

January 6, 2015

Emails at work come in at all of times of the day and greatly vary in importance. Your inbox will be full of miscellaneous subjects from organizing work socials to…

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Design Internships in Melbourne

January 5, 2015

Artists and other people working in creative industries are in constant search of something to tickle their imagination and ignite their creative streak, which later leads to masterpieces. Whether you…

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Business etiquette in China

January 2, 2015

One of the many challenges you will face while interning abroad is getting to grips with the new customs and culture. Whether you have a good command of the language…

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