10 Reasons To Visit North Stradbroke Island

By: Anastasia Sanderson, a sophomore majoring in biological systems engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln  who is interning at Queensland Sport Technology Cluster in Australia this summer. North Stradbroke Island, commonly referred to as “Straddie”, is an island in Queensland off the coast of Brisbane. The island lies between the mainland and the Pacific Ocean giving Stradbroke some of its finest views. It … Continue reading

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Packing Abroad: What to Bring and What to Leave Behind

This post was written by Amanda Cadena who is interning in Valencia, Spain this summer through GlobaLinks Learning Abroad.   So you’re ready to pack but you don’t want to overload with a cluster of unnecessary items and be left with a suitcase of belongings you wish you hadn’t packed. You also want to make sure … Continue reading

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5 Emotions Everyone Going Abroad Experiences and How to Deal with Them

This post is by Alex Montoya a student at West Texas A&M University who is currently interning for Ringier Media Company in Shanghai, China. Interning abroad or even studying abroad alone undoubtedly brings about a variety of emotions and fears. But don’t sweat it, you can easily deal with them. 1. Sporadic Excitement Burst We all get … Continue reading


Top 5 Things to Do in Cairns, Australia

By: Anastasia Sanderson, a sophomore majoring in biological systems engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln  who is interning at Queensland Sport Technology Cluster in Australia this summer. Cairns (pronounced Cans) is a little city in North Queensland. It’s location sits right on the ocean and the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a very welcoming town, perfect to start an Australian … Continue reading


4 Traits You Need to Develop in Your Internship

By Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager So, you’ve just landed your dream internship abroad or at home and now you are wondering how to make the most of it? Well, not to worry, we got you covered. I’ll share with you some of the best attitudes and traits to harness while you embark on … Continue reading


So Fashionable: GlobaLinks Intern Gets Hired to go Back to China

By Troy Stiles GlobaLinks Customer Communications Manager Courtney Wilkins was required to do an internship. As a Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design major this could’ve been difficult, but instead of doing what others did, she took advantage of the opportunity and did an internship abroad in Shanghai, China. After struggling to convince her parents that … Continue reading

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Business Major Turns Internship in Shanghai into New Career Path

By Jan Rooney GlobaLinks Marketing Coordinator  GlobaLinks recently caught up with Meredith Boling, a 2011 graduate from Chapman University who majored in business. Meredith interned abroad in Shanghai, China at the interactive digital agency, Agenda Marketing, where she gained hands on experience working with clients, developing strategic marketing and advertising campaigns, and learning key project management … Continue reading


5 Signs You Should Pack Your Bags, Book a Flight and Intern Abroad

By Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager Are you ready for your next adventure? Graduating college might seem like the end of the world or it might seem like a world of possibilities has just opened to you. But fear not! There are many different opportunities you can take before diving head first into the … Continue reading


From A – Z: Interning Abroad with GlobaLinks

By Troy Stiles GlobaLinks Customer Communication Manager Internships are filled with questions, opportunities, mystery, excitement, and discovery. With so many things to think about, we created an A to Z list of things to think about before, during, and after your overseas internship to enhance your time abroad and help you get the most out of … Continue reading


Time Out Sydney Intern Interviews Emma Stone for New Movie

By: Katy Stankevitz. She is a junior studying strategic communication and digital media in the journalism school at UW-Madison. She is currently interning in Sydney, Australia through GlobaLinks Learning Abroad at the magazine Time Out Sydney.   Looking back on my time in Australia, I feel lucky to have met so many wonderful people and to have been given so many … Continue reading


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