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  • Lessons Learned from My Summer Internship

    Although I wish I could change SO many things about this summer, like not being able to work from my internship office or be able to go anywhere outside of New Jersey’s confinements, I have to acknow…

  • Navigating the Lack of Representation in International Affairs

    My entire career path was forged from my dream of being a nomad. As a child, I thought maybe I could be a stewardess. However, in my adolescence, my political consciousness awakened and I decided to …

  • International Student Success Guide

    As an international student in the U.S., there will be a lot to learn about navigating the job/internship process and getting used to U.S. workplace culture. While this may seem daunting, there are m…

  • Interviewing in the U.S. as an International Student

    After submitting your application, employers will review your cover letter and resume and hopefully invite you for an interview! International students may feel extra nervous about job interviews bec…

  • Highlighting Your International Student Experience on a Job/Internship Application

    International students bring not only a unique and diverse experience to the university but also to the workplace. It is important to recognize your strengths as international students and clearly co…

  • Navigating U.S. Workplace Culture

    If you have the opportunity to work in the United States, you may notice that the American workplace differs vastly from your own. As you adjust you may also face unique social customs, corporate lan…

  • Finding a Job/Internship as an International Student in the U.S.

    Contrary to popular belief, international students have a variety of options to intern in the United States. Students can select from occupational practical training (OPT) or curricular practical tra…

  • Lessons on Interconnectedness from My Virtual Internship

    This summer I am completing a virtual internship with the Minneapolis Public Schools as an extension of the Urban Scholars Cohort. Both of these offices are housed in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am wor…

  • Increasing My Global Awareness from My Campus

    This summer I participated in a research project at my small liberal arts college where we sought to understand students’ experiences of religion on campus. The goal of this project was to give our …

  • Pursuing a Global Career in the Time of COVID-19

    In the blink of an eye, the world around us has changed dramatically. Events that we thought only could happen in the “future” are becoming circumstances we have to adapt to, and the new norm is slow…

  • Going Global from My Couch

    2020 is quite the year to be starting a new opportunity. When I started applying for internships in March, like many people I had no idea the impact coronavirus would have on my academic and internsh…

  • Leveraging Global Experiences in Your Career | Abroad360° Workshop

    On May 20th, 2020, Diversity Abroad hosted an online workshop focused on how you can leverage your global experience throughout your career journey.

  • Diversity Abroad’s Guide to Success While Working Remotely

    Whether you are doing courses online, starting a remote internship, or searching for other professional opportunities this summer, there is a good chance you will be working virtually. If this is new…

  • Is Study Abroad Safe?

    As the entire world grapples with the impact of COVID-19, thousands of students from around the world have had their international study or internship abroad plans disrupted. But, what if you’re plan…

  • 4 Steps to Land an Internship Abroad

    If you’re considering or have decided to do an internship abroad, we’ve compiled a few steps to ensure you are prepared for the process and secure the right one for you!

  • The Perks of Paid and Unpaid Internships

    It’s obviously ideal to secure a paid internship, but if you do come across an internship that excites you and is unpaid, don’t totally rule it out just yet. Below we note a few perks of both paid an…

  • Internationalizing Your Graduate Education: Engineering

    According to the Federal Government’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system, there are 17 different specializations you can choose in looking at opportunities in engineering. Though there…

  • How to Market Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

    How do you let employers know that you haven't just spent your entire semester train hopping from one tourist destination to another? How do you make sure your study abroad experience is unique? Here…

  • GSLS Alumni Feature: Adelia Davis

    To learn more about what it means to be a part of GSLS, read below for the perspective of Adelia, an alum of our inaugural GSLS Fellows class.

  • GSLS 2018 in Review

    GSLS provided a necessary space for diverse study abroad alumni to find community in one another while unpacking their experiences abroad.

  • Financing Your Global Program With Fellowships

    A list of well-known fellowships for individuals seeking funding for graduate studies or research opportunities abroad.

  • Convincing Your Parents You Should Go Abroad

    You’re dead set on spending the next semester of your college career abroad. You know where you want to go and have your eyes set on the perfect program. You have visited with your study abroad advis…

  • Choosing the Right Internship

    No matter your major or professional goals, you are bound to find an internship opportunity that caters to your studies, interests or overall graduation requirements. With so many options available, …

  • Benefits to Interning Abroad

    Thinking of ways to be a standout candidate when applying to your dream job or graduate program post-graduation? Taking on a meaningful internship abroad provides you with an unmatched opportunity fo…

  • An Opportunity to Grow: Global Student Leadership Summit in Review

    The Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) brought together dynamic young leaders with a demonstrated commitment to global citizenship and the responsibilities that come with it. I was honored to be…