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We stand for inclusion; we embrace diversity and we promise to never turn our backs on racism.

Unlike Covid-19, the pandemic of racism is not new in America or in the rest of the world. As an organisation, Absolute Internship stands united against acts of racism and violence. We stand for inclusion; we embrace diversity and we promise to never turn a blind eye to racism.   

An internship is one of the most anticipated parts of your college life. Many students are excited about this journey as it will provide you with experiences that will help you prepare for the real world. Most students would want to take it to the next level and embark an internship abroad. However, this decision entails higher costs to budget for. Can you intern abroad on a budget? Yes.

This is the time to give. For children. For a change.

At Absolute Internship, our 2020 New Year's resolution is to give back to the education community. After 10 years providing career and travel opportunities abroad, we're fully committed to serving this community. For this reason, we are thrilled to launch a charity initiative during the month of January to raise funds for the Global Fund for Children organization.

Born in Costa Rica, but 99% Nicaraguan, I am a twenty-seven years old girl that came to Madrid nine months ago to study a Master Degree in Marketing and Commercial Management at a business school. There was always something inside my head that insisted that I had to go and study abroad, I don’t know if I would call it "a dream", but it was more of a goal. My two siblings have studied and worked in other countries, I have seen how much they have enjoyed the experience and how they have grown both in their personal and professional lives.

Doing an internship abroad is an amazing experience that will enable you to grow both professionally and personally. You’ll create lasting memories and expand your worldview, making friends from all around the world. If you are thinking of doing an internship abroad, here’s some tips on how to make the most out of your time abroad:

 

The Unicorn Factory of the World

Known for being the most prolific tech hub in the world after Silicon Valley, Stockholm is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Some of the most recognizable companies including Spotify, Skype, H&M, IKEA and Candy Crush call Stockholm home. It was recently named the world’s smartest IT city. Stockholm is without doubt a fantastic place to intern.

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal, and the westernmost city in mainland Europe. With its iconic bridge, its traditional trams traversing steep streets, and its friendly people, Lisbon is commonly known as the sister city to San Francisco. Interning in the oldest city in Western Europe you can expect to encounter beautiful local architecture, an ancient heritage mixed with striking modernism and progressive thinking, and a vibrant, charismatic and welcoming atmosphere.

Whether you’re at the application stage, or already enrolled and counting down the days until your international internship begins, you'll want to make sure you’re going to get the most out of your time abroad.

This will be completely different to an internship back home. It will be a unique adventure, and it may take you a while to get used to a new lifestyle. But hey, don't worry. Follow these 7 tips, and we´re sure you'll be successful as an intern abroad.

There's a million good reasons why you should pack your stuff and move abroad at least once at some point in your life. Holidays abroad are great. But what if instead of being on vacation with your friends or family, you could experience the feeling of living somewhere new, immersing yourself in a different culture for some weeks (or even months), and making the most out of the whole adventure: on a personal, academic and professional level. Why limit yourself to the opportunities back home? Here are our top 5 reasons to live abroad at least once - from experienced travelers, to future travelers.

International internships allow you to discover a new perspective on any given field that will make your resume stand out in a massive pool of job applicants after graduating. You get to experience a totally different work culture, build international connections, and maybe even practice a new language! Why would you limit yourself to the opportunities back home?