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What does it mean to “Look American” abroad?
Studying abroad was my first time leaving the United States on my own. When I arrived in China, I effortlessly blended in with the majority culture because I shared the same race and similar features. I had never experienced that before. It was liberating. It was also frustrating. Read on for my story about being told that I didn’t […]
My Engineering Virtual Internship | Student Blog from Ecuador
A change of plans brought me back to Ecuador (virtually) for an engineering virtual internship A virtual internship in engineering isn’t what I had in mind for my summer. I was ready to commute into the city every day and work downtown for an engineering firm. Though the flow of life took away that option, […]
My summer working in Argentina from home | Intern Blog
My journey to a virtual internship working in Argentina from home in starts with my decision to move away from home to go to college. I’ve always known I wanted to see different parts of the world, so I started with making the move to Alabama from New York. This move took me out of […]
5 Virtual Internship Success Tips from Winnie the Pooh
My name’s Liam, and I’ve spent the last couple months working remotely as an intern for the New Zealand-based non-profit Skylight Trust. I learned so much about how to work remotely across cultures the past few months and I wanted to share with you all my 5 virtual internship success tips! Did I mention that […]
My Semester Studying Abroad In South Korea | Student Blog from Seoul
Ever since learning about study abroad my Freshman year of college I’ve wanted to do it, and in the Fall of ’19 I was able to study abroad in South Korea. It was after I went to a study abroad fair and learned about all my options when I was a junior. I found an […]
Celebrating Juneteenth! | 8 Blog Posts by Our Black Alumni
To celebrate Juneteenth this year, we’re #AmplifyingMelanatedVoices by sharing blog posts written by our Black alumni. CIS Abroad believes that Black students should have the opportunity and support to go abroad. We hope you’ll read these posts from our alumni and share with your networks. What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is a celebration of June 19th, […]
What is a Customized Internship Abroad?
Internships through CIS Abroad are customized, which means each internship is found by the CIS Abroad Placement Team to meet the particular needs and interests of each applicant.
How to Choose the Right Virtual Internship for You
A virtual internship can serve as a valuable stepping stone to build up your skills, resume, and cross-cultural understanding as you work with colleagues from across the U.S. and potentially the globe – not a replacement, but a great foundation for future internships on site. But, with so many options out there, how will you […]