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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 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, 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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Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 03:47 in In the News, Finding Work, International Skills, MyWorldBuzz

Here at MyWorldAbroad, we understand the challenging times students and higher education professionals are experiencing as a result of Covid-19, and we've quickly shifted our publishing schedule to ensure that we're supporting current students building vital international skills.

Officially launching today, we have an all-new Virtual International Internships section, featuring a range of articles on this exciting burgeoning industry.

Virtual international internships allow students to build quality on-the-job experience and cross-cultural know-how, without breaking current... Read the full article

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Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 - 09:45 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 BBC: What Coronavirus Reveals About Global Cultures. This short article takes a positive spin on how lockdown has allowed cultures... Read the full article

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Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:11 in In the News, Finding Work

If you’re a student or young professional starting out on an international career, you’ve almost certainly heard the term “elevator pitch” before. An elevator pitch, simply put, is a short, comprehensive (and hopefully impressive) description of your skills, experience and objectives. You should always have an elevator pitch prepared – because you never know when you’ll run into a potential mentor or manager who surprises you with the phrase: “Tell me about yourself.” Do you have your answer ready, or will you struggle to present the most relevant information about your professional self?... Read the full article

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Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 08:03 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

At MyWorldAbroad, we understand the incredibly challenging times you're working through as internationally focused students and staff. 2020 looks much different than expected, but nonetheless international skill-building remains a vital part of education, and we're determined to continue supporting it. In response to recent events, we've shifted our publishing schedule to ensure that we're creating relevant new content and doing everything we can to support the development of global career skills, whether that takes place remotely or in-person. Take a look at the upcoming additions to our... Read the full article

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