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Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 - 21:22 in In the News, International Skills

It can be challenging to keep your international skill-building goals in mind while the school year is underway. This year will be even more challenging than most. Use our International School Year Check List Quick Guide to help you stay focused from month-to-month. Check which opportunities might be available online or on-campus, as we continue to work through travel restrictions. You can print this page out and keep it on your workdesk, or revisit it throughout the year. This guide is full of practical calls to action, and it's designed to help you make the most of your time. This is a... Read the full article

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Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 11:22 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 POLITICO: Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here's How. In this intriguing article, 34 prominent thinkers from the worlds... Read the full article

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Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 - 11:11 in In the News, Finding Work, International Skills

If you have traveled or lived abroad, you have built a high-value skill set. You’ve improved your cross-cultural communication skills, become more adaptable, learned how to cope with challenges, and much more. But do you know how to translate these skills into professional potential? Being able to describe and explain your international experiences is almost as important as having the experiences themselves. Marketing Your International Experience to Employers explains how to assess the skills you have built, and how to explain them in a way that’s sure to impress every hiring manager you... Read the full article

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Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:20 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 particularly interesting site is Culture & Covid-19 according to UNESCO. We all know that Covid-19 has impacted global markets, but this series of articles... Read the full article

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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 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. 

Do you have a story to tell? Submit yours now!

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Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 - 09:20 in In the News, International Skills

You’ve been abroad, collected incredible experiences and built an array of invaluable international skills. You’ve learned about one or more different cultures, but you’ve also learned a lot about yourself. Now it’s time to use the skills you built to begin applying for jobs. Check out the Quick Guide here.

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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 Friday, July 3, 2020 - 11:11 in In the News, Finding Work

What can you do to land your international dream job? Well, giving the perfect interview will certainly help! Standing out from the crowd in the interview process is easy once you know what your international employers are looking for, and how to conduct yourself in every stage of the interview game. Don’t be fooled – an interview isn’t only about what happens when you are sitting across from the hiring manager. It starts with your very first contact – and ends when you land the position! Read the Interviewing for an International Job Quick Guide to get tips on how to win over a potential... Read the full article

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