Claire Epps is a political science student at University of Alabama and an Absolute alumni that completed her remote internship program for a law company based in China. Right on the last week of her internship, she sent us a brief summary of her journey with Absolute Internship and her remote internship experience.
Hey Absolute readers! My name is Anna Borgonovo and I'm taking over the blog today to share my experience as an international remote intern. If you want to learn how this experience can shape the way you see yourself and the career path you will pursue, keep reading!
Hi! My name is Makissi Konan. I'm from Ivory Coast (West Africa) and I'm an international student based in the US. I would like to walk you through my finance international internship experience with Absolute Internship, remotely!
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.
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.
Remote internships have grown to be another option for those who want to improve their skills and resumes in the industry they wish to pursue their professional path. Any type of experience, in-person or remote, come with a handful of benefits; let’s see 10 benefits derived from remote work:
We had the pleasure of interviewing Miquel Costa. He is the CEO of Visionario, a company in Barcelona, Spain that has hosted Absolute Interns in the past and that welcomed Martina Furano during the COVID-19 pandemic. A huge thanks to Miquel for his time!
As nations tackle the COVID-19 epidemic, a rapidly increasing number of employees across the world are working remotely as part of the efforts to mitigate the spread of the pandemic. Countries worldwide have enforced a full or partial lockdown and major firms have put recruitment on hold. Nonetheless, students and recent graduates can still show employers that they are willing to gain professional experience and a pandemic will not hold them back.