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Posted on Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:44 in Stories from Abroad, Volunteer Abroad

Tara was driven to volunteer in Bolivia by a desire to see the world, and a passion for helping others. While there, she learned about her host culture, but also built valuable career experience and learned a whole lot about effective cross-cultural communication. Her story is an exciting and enlightening one!

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Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:11 in MyWorldBuzz, In the News

MyWorldAbroad’s The World Online is a curated collection of links from around the Internet, designed to inform and inspire. In 2020, Covid-19 rapidly changed the landscape of global travel and the world economy. Earlier this year, we added thirteen new links to articles dealing with the impact of the pandemic around the world, as well as highlighting what Covid-19 has revealed about cultures, digital nomadism and more.

One of the featured articles is 6 Charts Show the Impact of Coronavirus. We all know that Covid-19 has impacted global markets, but this article takes you through... Read the full article

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Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 21:11 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Meryn spent a semester studying abroad in Sweden. Her story is inspirational not only because of the cross-cultural knowledge she gained while overseas, but also because of her forward-thinking approach. Meryn did her research and made sure she'd be in the perfect position, both financially and in terms of her academic career, to head abroad. Check out her story.

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Posted on Monday, July 27, 2020 - 13:27 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad

Katie's short-term adventure to Greece gives insight into the ideal go-abroad mentality: openness, eagerness and a sense of humor. Katie planned her trip well in advance, giving herself the time and freedom to make sure she was prepared and in the right mindset to make the most of her weeks abroad. Take a look at her full story right here. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 07:49 in In the News, Intern Abroad

Virtual internships are quickly becoming a sought-after option for young people looking for professional international experiences. Since Covid-19 boosted the popularity of online programs, the number of service providers offering such opportunities has increased exponentially. Both students and facilitators alike have started to embrace the huge potential of online experiences – and it looks like they’re here to stay!

Virtual international internships allow you to build quality on-the-job experience and cross-cultural know-how, while side-stepping the high price point of in-person... Read the full article

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Posted on Friday, July 17, 2020 - 08:53 in Stories from Abroad, In the News

We're delighted to feature a brand new story from abroad, contributed by a truly international worker. Carille knew she wanted to build a global career after backpacking and volunteering around the world. Since that first foray into globetrotting, she has spent almost a decade living and working abroad. Her story contains some excellent cross-cultural insights, so don't miss it! Find her full Q&A right here. 

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Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:11 in Stories from Abroad, Volunteer Abroad

Nichole volunteered in a community hospital and children’s clinic in Cusco, Peru as part of a language study program with AmeriSpan. While working as a nurse’s assistant, Nichole experienced a high-pressure cross-cultural work environment, and was able to greatly enhance her Spanish language skills by using them in a professional context.

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Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 07:10 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

MyWorldAbroad’s The World Online is a curated collection of links from around the Internet, designed to inform and inspire. In 2020, Covid-19 rapidly changed the landscape of global travel and the world economy. Earlier this year, we added thirteen new links to articles dealing with the impact of the pandemic around the world, as well as highlighting what Covid-19 has revealed about cultures, digital nomadism and more.

One of the featured articles is Lonely Planet: What's It Like to Be A Digital Nomad During Coronavirus? In this intriguing article, travel writer Lauren Keith talks... Read the full article

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Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:52 in Work Abroad, Stories from Abroad

Paméla's experience in the hospitality industry (combined with her love of travel and her willingness to be flexible) landed her a long-term work placement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There, she built her cross-cultural skills and boosted her employer's business. Check out her story here. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 09:10 in MyWorldBuzz, In the News

Covid-19 has created enormous challenges for globally-minded students and staff. The good news is that it is possible to find valuable online international experiences! While student travel options are now severely limited, the demand for virtual international opportunities is skyrocketing. MyWorldAbroad is now launching a comprehensive range of new content and tools to support students and staff pursuing virtual programs.

NEW Virtual International Internships Section with TEN articles: The virtual international internship industry has exploded in popularity over recent months. This... Read the full article
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