New Hires Propel GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Troy Stiles, tstiles@globalinksabroad.org or 1-303-446-2214 ext. 113   New Hires Propel GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Growth Marilyn Grundy to facilitate internship expansion in the United Kingdom; Nick Shalagan to strengthen degree program services in Canada DENVER, Colo. – November 8, 2013 – GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, a leading provider of study abroad programs … Continue reading

International Career Advice: Levo League to Chat Live With Cynthia Banks

The Levo League, an online network geared toward all aspects of career development for Gen Y women, is featuring a live “Office Hours” chat Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. (EST)/noon (MST) with Cynthia Banks, Founder and CEO of GlobaLinks Learning Abroad. In her presentation – “Jump Out of the Plane: How International Experience Can … Continue reading

Use an Internship Abroad to Build Personal Brand, Showcase Global Experience, Stand Out

When Figuring Out Your Personal Brand, Social Media Guru Erik Deckers Says: “How do you want people to feel when they think about the prospect of working with you or meeting with you?” By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks NewsWire Editor Erik Deckers didn’t intern or study abroad when he was in college, but the co-author of … Continue reading

Foundation for Global Scholars Awards Scholarships to 22 GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Participants

The Foundation for Global Scholars has awarded scholarships to 22 GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students participating in international education programs across the globe. Among those student is Jody Wendt, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student who received the Banks Family Scholarship from the the Foundation for Global Scholars.  The $1,000 scholarship, personally donated by the family of … Continue reading

Internship Abroad ROI: One Student’s Return On His Investment

As Joe Hamlin headed into his senior year of college, he decided to try something completely different and out of his comfort zone: an internship abroad. “I was approaching my final year in college and wanted to have an experience to hang my hat on and tell future employers that I have the ability to … Continue reading

Finding The Perfect Internship Abroad

By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks Learning Abroad It is certainly possible to arrange an international internship in most any field in most any region of the world, but if you are working on your own without a facilitating coordinator or program, be prepared to do a lot of legwork and get started well in advance. Some … Continue reading

Defining an “international internship?” It can get complicated.

By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks NewsWire Editor The term “internship” can be loosely defined as any short-term period of practical work experience during college. But go beyond that surface explanation and internships can be quite varied in how they are structured. In fact, an internship can be called other terms, depending on the field of study. … Continue reading

Why go those extra miles for an internship abroad?

By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks NewsWire Editor With internships abroad, there can be additional benefits. For example, internships are not as common in Australia and New Zealand, so students are viewed more as full-time employees and are not subject to much of the busy work associated with internships in the United States. Internships in Australia, New … Continue reading

Why intern abroad? In a word: BENEFITS

By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks NewsWire Editor The benefits of internships – whether domestic or international – are real and tangible. Graduates with internships or other work experience in their fields have a competitive edge against those non-internship graduates pounding the pavement for the first jobs of their careers, according to research from NACE (National Association … Continue reading

International Internships: A World of Career Possibilities

By Stacey Hartmann GlobaLinks NewsWire Editor One Student’s Experience When Jen Williams reflects on her 2006 internship abroad in Australia at a wetlands conservation center, the 26-year-old from Lancaster, Pa., is certain the experience played a pivotal role in her decision to earn a master’s degree in social work and begin a career in public … Continue reading

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