In today’s competitive job market, employers are looking to hire the most talented candidates. They want you to have a university degree, an array of extracurricular hobbies and, on top of that, previous professional experience. You’re getting the degree, you’re passionate about your hobbies, but how can you get that stand-out experience if no one will hire you without it? Consider doing an international internship to boost your career.
The Intern Group will help you every step of the way, from pairing you up with a company that matches your professional development goals, to organizing your visa and finding your accommodation. 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.
“It’s been an experience that has been absolutely unforgettable. Learning about different cultures, and being able to experience them hands on is something indescribable. It was a summer where I was never bored and loved every minute. This summer was nothing short of a dream come true, and I only hope that everyone gets a chance to live out their dreams some day” - Shannon Smith, PR & Marketing, London
The Intern Group Scholarship covers a 6-week internship program in summer 2016 for an NSHSS member at any of their international program locations.The Intern Group also offers NSHSS members, ages 18 and older, a program discount of 10%. Interested applicants may submit their application directly to The Intern Group at www.theinterngroup.com.
Kaela Green, Blakeslee, PA
Pennsylvania State University 2017
Kaela Green, a junior at Pennsylvania State University, has been intrigued with the Spanish language since elementary school. Kaela routinely viewed telenovelas and Spanish films, and she often listened to Spanish music. A Spanish student throughout high school, Kaela continued to study Spanish in college, but she looks forward to complete immersion in a Spanish-speaking country. Kaela is a marketing major and an international business minor. Kaela will better understand the global market, as well as Spain’s economy, by residing and working in Madrid, Spain. Kaela is a Women in Business public relations intern and a Trendstate blogger for the Penn State Marketing Association. She also works as staff support for the University Office of Global Programs, and she is a tutor for student-athletes.