Category Archives: Testimonials

  • Internship Video Gallery

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  • Internship Testimonials: Money Matters

    Posted on November 6, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Advice from alumni on economic issues. Money Matters Testimony 1 “It would be a wise move to bring some Euros with you. You should exchange some money in your home country or at the airport (either departures or arrivals). It is often hard to exchange money once you have arrived if you arrive on a […]

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  • Internship Testimonials: Transportation

    Posted on November 5, 2016 by in Testimonials

    The best advice about local transportation, metro passes, taxis, etc. Transportation Testimony 1 “You should get a transport pass (abono) soon after arriving. To purchase your abono in Spain, you go to a Tabaco store (found everywhere with yellow and brown signs). If you are under 23, you will need to apply for the abono […]

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  • Intern Abroad: Communications

    Posted on November 4, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Info on communication alternatives and how to keep in contact. Communications Testimony 1 “Besides your cell phone in Madrid some apartments have phones. Public phones are very scarce but there are telephone call shops called Locutorios where they have phones and other communication services like photocopies, fax, scanning and Internet. Before I left for Europe […]

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  • Intern Abroad: Advice about shopping

    Posted on November 3, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Advice about shopping Store hours, paying, deals, department stores, supermarkets, etc. Testimony 1 “Store hours in Spain are annoying. Some stores open up around 8:00 in the morning, but they close from 2:00 in the afternoon to 5:00 for the “siesta,” which is basically national “nap time.” Stores open back up around 5:00 until 8:00 […]

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  • Intern Abroad: Free Time and Socializing

    Posted on November 2, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Advice about what there is to do and how to improve your social life during your stay in Europe. Free Time and Socializing Testimony 1 “With the international situation being what it is, it was a super interesting time to be over here. See protests, and talk to people about attitudes and politics. I definitely […]

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  • Intern Abroad: Safety

    Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Personal experiences and tips about when to use caution. Safety Testimony 1 “For guys I would say that there is no place, no neighbourhood that I would not walk around in late at night. Girls may not feel as comfortable, so like you would anywhere else, use caution.” Testimony 2 “I always felt safe no […]

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  • Intern Abroad: Testimony Letters 2010-14

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Dear BEST, As per your request I want to let you know a description of my duties and what projects I´m contributing to at Red Deportes in Madrid. I am helping locate and pitch to potential sponsors for a sports event that raises money and awareness to deal with AIDS. I also went to nearby […]

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  • Marketing internship in Madrid, Spain

    Posted on December 16, 2015 by in Testimonials, Uncategorized

    by Jessica Vaughn “I have got to be absolutely insane. How did I convince myself that this was a good idea? This may have been one of the top three worst decisions I have made in my 21 years of life. I don’t speak Spanish very well. I don’t know anyone on that side of […]

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