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4 Top Paid Internship Opportunities Abroad

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An internship experience is one of the best ways to prepare yourself for entry into the workforce and what better place to carry out your internship than in a new country where you’ll learn about an entirely new culture and make tons of new friends! Just think about how the adventure will give you the […]

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4 Top Teaching Abroad Opportunities for Recent Graduates

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Having a hard time breaking into the workforce after graduation? Gain life experience and spice up your resume with a work abroad teaching opportunity. Teaching is an invaluable skill, which is further enriched by living in another country. Apart from becoming an educator, you can consider yourself an improviser, flexible thinker and cross-cultural communicator after […]

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Work Abroad: Participating in Post-Degree Exchange Programs

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Inspired by Nicole’s article regarding her regrets for not studying abroad, I thought I would share a personal anecdote on the subject: Hitting the Road During my stint at a university in New Hampshire, I had multiple opportunities to study abroad for a semester–but, initially, lacked the courage. My school offered a walk through Europe, […]

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The Best Ways for College Students to Spend Summer Vacation

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Summer is almost here, and that means surf, sun, tan lines, and time away from standard semesters. During the next few months, you have lots of options to choose from to make the most out of your break. Enjoying the moment by reconnecting with friends and family—or rekindling an old flame—are all perfectly acceptable ways […]

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Why I Wish I Participated In A Study Abroad Program

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Dump your boyfriend, say goodbye to your friends, save your money and pack your bags! Nearly every university and college offers study abroad programs and you should take advantage. I wish I did! I didn’t take part in an exchange program because I was worried about missing out on a year of university with my […]

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3 Surefire Ways to Fund Your Travels

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You’re sold on the idea of gaining key skills while working abroad, but how do you fund your adventure? International work opportunities do not always pay well and you would ideally have cash on the side for some side trips to scenic sites nearby. Here are three different ways you can gather money while working […]

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6 Key Skills to Gain While Working Abroad

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Working abroad is about more than just bragging rights and listing an exotic country on your resume. It’s about building important skills that will help you get hired and give you an advantage in your future career. Taking time off to work or volunteer in another country before you start job hunting will turn you […]

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3 Reasons Moving Abroad Will Help You Professionally

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“Wow, so you lived in Taiwan for a while?” “Actually sir, it’s Thailand. It’s a beautiful country located in Southeast Asia, formally known as Siam.”

That was how the majority of my job interviews started, regardless of whether I was seated across from the head of HR at Merrill Lynch, or the manager of the local Starbucks. Studying, and subsequently living abroad is a great conversation starter in an interview ,as it usually breaks the ice and shows the employer your not simply a 9-5 clock puncher. Here are some other advantages of living abroad.

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