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As an organization co-founded by an Asian person, we stand by the Asian community worldwide.

We condemn all the racist incidents targeting the AAPI community, and above all we stand up against hate.

My name is Jason Maymon and I am one of the scholarship awardees for the Absolute remote internship program. I'm a student at Florida State University and I identify as a mixed individual as I am of Black and Puerto Rican descent. The way I stay involved in the mixed community is through my university’s Mixed Student Union, which I founded and serve as the president.

Graduating from university will probably be one of the most exciting periods in a young professional’s life but also one of the most daunting ones. After three to four years of studying, living with your closest friends and getting accustomed to a new life in a new city, the university bubble finally bursts. How is life after university? And what's the safest route to take after you graduate?

"As a soon to be graduate with the world in lockdown I was contemplating how to gain that initial industry experience."

Hello! I’m Tegan, a final year Pharmaceutical Science student at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. I recently completed an internship remotely with Absolute Internship. I intended on travelling and working within Barcelona itself, however, with this no longer possible I began researching other ways to experience the work life balance in an entirely different city.

The majority of students that start their careers right after graduating from university have undertaken at least one internship in their relevant field. We have interviewed three Absolute Internship alumni to find out about their journeys from undertaking their first internship with AI to graduating from university and securing their first full-time job. We are hoping that their success stories inspire you to embark on an internship program or consider only an internship placement in your field of interest!

How Can You Adapt?

Summer is coming to an end but we can all agree that this fall is going to be very different to previous years. Universities and schools might remain closed and classes will most probably be conducted online. Nonetheless, students and recent graduates can still embark on international internship opportunities during the pandemic, and show employers that you're willing to gain professional experience.

Summer 2020 did not turn out the way we thought it would half a year ago. Travel plans are most likely cancelled, festivals are postponed and schools are closed or operate on strict limits. You’re also not supposed to hang out with friends too much, so basically you’re stuck at home.

However, this doesn’t mean you should be just lazing around and doing nothing. There are actually quite a few things you can do and activate yourself with and make of summer 2020 a very productive one!

Absolute Internship connects university students worldwide with employers based in multiple cities around the globe, providing the opportunity to take part in an international internship in Asia or Europe and to gain life-changing experience at the same time, Get engaged from the comfort of your home through a remote internship program, or by embarking on an in-person adventure  travelling overseas exploring a new culture, boosting your career development and increasing professional prospects for the future are part of every Absolute program.

Like most growing trends, the concept of a Remote Internship might raise some red flags and doubts to the layperson. It is normal, as human beings we usually tend to reject the unknown at first. But we live in a world that is open to new methods as long as they prove beneficial and most of all, sustainable in the long run.