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Congratulations to the Winner of The Intern Group Scholarship!


Thursday, April 06, 2017

Congratulations to the Winner of The Intern Group Scholarship!

NSHSS is delighted to partner with The Intern Group, the leading provider of international internship programs across the globe. Through The Intern Group, you can do an international internship in the career field of your choice in London, Dublin, Madrid, Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Australia or Latin America. All NSHSS members benefit from a 10% discount year-round on the internship program of their choice.

In addition to offering all NSHSS members a 10% discount year-round, The Intern Group also offers one outstanding NSHSS member a full scholarship every year. The Intern Group is delighted to announce that this year’s scholarship winner is NSHSS member Alexa Rains from the University of Alabama. Alexa will be doing a 6-week internship within the NGO sector in Australia this summer. Congratulations Alexa!

Alexa looks forward to “growth in experience, growth in leadership, and growth in cultural awareness” during her internship with The Intern Group. An economics major, Alexa plans to pursue a career in policy research and implementation or sustainable development. She chose Melbourne, Australia, as her program destination because of “the location’s rich history in human rights and extensive opportunities for people passionate about change.” Alexa will not only intern with a non-governmental organization or a non-profit organization, but she also plans to add community service opportunities to the internship program in Melbourne. Alexa explains that “The Intern Group would now be using their resources to provide not only career opportunities, but also sustainable community improvement internationally.” Alexa is the community service chair for The National Society of Leadership and Success, an assistant team leader for The Center for Service and Leadership and she is the treasurer for Not On My Campus. 

From pairing you up with a company that matches your professional development goals, to organizing your visa and finding your accommodation, The Intern Group will help you every step of the way in your search for a professional experience abroad. Alongside your internship, they also provide professional development tools so that you get the most out of your time abroad. Similarly, they organize social gatherings and cultural events so that you meet lots of other adventurous young professionals and feel at home in your exciting destination.

Learn more about The Intern Group’s summer internship opportunities.