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Absolute Internship Ambassadors

The Absolute Ambassador community is created by Alumni who have evolved and grown personally and professionally during their experiences abroad. Ambassadors are experts on their summer programs and they are the best individuals to give future participants guidance, tips and ideas of what they need to know before embarking on this experience.

Globalization has influenced the work environment around the world. Nowadays, employers are specifically asking for international experience from their prospective employees. 

While most students already partook in a semester abroad, it is not enough anymore as many employers are seeking for hands on work skills. At Absolute Internship, we believe that combining real work coupled with some fun bits will generate the best outcome. 

With the never-sleeping global competition in the business environment, many employers nowadays are expecting fresh graduates to already have work experience. While many students opt for a study semester abroad, international internships come with different benefits.

Besides boosting your CV, global internships also diversify your education. They will expand your horizons and understanding of the business environment as well. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to experience such a life-changing opportunity.

As we fully believe that our service of providing excellent and meaningful internships abroad will help our students, we want everyone to get the opportunity of getting a head-start to their professional career.

Therefore we researched for funding organizations, supporting US and European students.

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.

We've all heard the clichés about traveling and going abroad. Saint Augustine is attributed with the quote that said it best: "The world is a book and those who do not travel only read the first page". While 20ish centuries have passed since the philosopher may or may not have said this, the idea still stands. Only now, we have the means to explore the farthest points of the earth, immersing ourselves in local culture and building a resume while we are at it. If only St. Augustine knew about Absolute Internship back then.

Oh là là - we're in Paris!

Absolute has been providing life-changing experiences for 10 years now. We wanted to spread some love for our anniversary, so we’re launching a new Summer Internship Program! 

To do that, we chose a very special location for us. One of Absolute Internship's founders, Aurèlie, is originally from France and has lived in the capital in the past. Moreover, most of our staff have been to Paris and have experience and connections in the city.

I always tell students how incredible and brave they all are by getting out of their comfort zones and making the important decision of going abroad for their summer internship. Fun? They will have loads of it, but they should keep in mind the main reason they are here is to show their talent as professionals and to improve their skills, in order to develop their future careers. In fact, if we analyze carefully, the same applies to Absolute Internship Program Coordinators - in my case, at the London Summer Program.

The Barcelona Program has been a dream come true to say the least.

From the culture, food, language and customs I have learned so much over this past month. Not to mention, I’ve gotten a chance to brush up on my Spanish. On my way from the airport my first day, I couldn’t believe that this would be my home for the next month. I had pinch myself a few times to make sure it was real (but to this day it still feels like a dream). Day three in the Barcelona Program we went on a city tour of Catalunya specifically Las Ramblas and once again I was in awe. The architecture of various places in Barcelona is stunning to say the least. Not only that but the historical elements of this city are truly fascinating. From that day, I knew that I could see myself living in Barcelona in the future.

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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:

 

Doing an international Internship will provide you with so many benefits, and it is a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career, giving you the chance to make friends with students from all around the world and explore new places, try new food, embrace different cultures and network in a foreign country.  Interning abroad will make you grow personally and professionally, and it is a great way to make you stand out in an already highly competitive job market.

Combine valuable work experience with the opportunity to travel and have an awesome time during your best summer yet! Our team can help you find the perfect fit for you. Apply now to talk to a member of our enrollment team and have all your questions answered!

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