Category Archives: Blog

  • Three Levels of a Great Internship

    Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Blog

    by Anna Cherentsova The benefits of an internship cannot be overestimated. Statistical evidence shows that graduates who have internship experience get jobs quicker and start at a higher salary than those without. Through an internship, a better perspective of the industry is gained. An internship will give you a greater sense of confidence in your […]

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  • How I Broke Free of the Office Job with Help from Bestprograms

    Posted on September 17, 2018 by in Blog

    by Anna Cherentsova In the summer of 2005, I had my last year of high school and was considering different career strategies. A Master of Science in Speech Technology was my priority, but that only promised a full time position in the office for the rest of my life. I felt like I would be happier […]

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  • How to Write a Resume and Cover Letter to Apply for International Internships

    Posted on February 4, 2018 by in Blog

    Do you need help with your resume? How to present a good cover letter? Let us help you with our tutorial article: Resume and Cover Letter Tips to Apply for International Internships Resume and Cover Letter Tips Resume and Cover Letter Samples Suggested General Outline for your Resume General Outline for your Cover Letter Don’t […]

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  • Work and Residency Permits in Spain: The Administrative Labyrinth

    Posted on January 7, 2018 by in Blog

    You can live and work in Spain! See here our Internship in Spain program! Live the experience! by Jill Arcaro Spain is the most visited country in Europe for long-term tourism, alluring millions each year. A frequently posed question from the participants in our Spanish internship placement program is about the possibility of obtaining legal […]

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  • Get the Most Out of Interning in Europe and Here’s How

    Posted on December 9, 2016 by in Blog

    Jill Arcaro Gordon I’m lucky. I’ve lived and worked in Europe for over 10 years. But I know not everyone has had that privilege…yet. My work is to share the thrill of living abroad by helping you to work and feel like a local while interning in either of Europe’s most buzzing cities – Madrid […]

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  • Cuban State Of Mind – Havana and Santiago de Cuba

    Posted on June 29, 2017 by in Blog

    by Rachelle Leung Cuban State Of Mind – Part 1: La Havana I started Cuba in Marianao, a borough which is 6 miles away from the city of Havana, the home of my host who I have found on a homestay website. Eileen shared her views as a fresh graduate on how to make a […]

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  • Do you have what it takes to be a good volunteer?

    Posted on December 16, 2016 by in Blog

    Why Volunteer? Why should you care about what the world needs? Because you, like me, are a human and our special role as humans gives us the ability to connect and empathize. By connecting with someone else who is struggling we help ourselves and how we can help best is by enhancing these qualities in […]

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  • Why pay for a volunteer program abroad?

    Posted on November 25, 2016 by in Blog

    by Jill Arcaro Some people manage to find their own volunteer placements independently, but this can take ages to get organized and sometimes, it is not always safe. As a result, not all travelers have that great lifetime experience they had hoped for. Many participants express that the concept of paying for a volunteer post […]

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  • Cultural Adaptation is up to YOU

    Posted on October 7, 2016 by in Blog

    by Jill Arcaro Gordon After the initial elation of novelty when transported into a foreign culture, the shock and frustrations of having to adapt culturally can be overwhelming. I myself have experienced them all and continue to suffer from the habit of comparing, both favorably and not, after more than 10 years in Europe. Would […]

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  • Practicalities and Idiosyncrasies of Life in Madrid

    Posted on October 3, 2016 by in Blog

    by Jill Arcaro-Gordon from Best Programs Time to get used to the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of your new home away from home. When you come to live in Madrid, the burden of cultural adjustment will be upon YOU, and there will be significant changes to which you will have to adjust. Spain is […]

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