As the demand for a more qualified, educated workforce increases globally, so too do the demands on those entering the jobs market. As high percent ages of those entering the workforce now hold university degrees, the need for differentiating oneself from the ‘rest of the pack’ grows ever-important.Gaining practical international work experience provides a unique and invaluable means of earning that differentiation. TEFL International‘s affiliate organization, Global Experiences, provides a variety of international internship programs in many locations throughout the world. Some of these opportunities are related to teaching English while others reach
into virtually all other industries and prospective career areas.
Global Experiences internship programs provide excellent opportunities for aspiring young professionals to live and work abroad while enhancing their employment prospects back home. Though internship positions are often unpaid, the costs associated with gaining such international work experience are far outweighed by the benefits gained in terms of future employment prospects, the foreign culture immersion experience, and often a life experience that could not be achieved otherwise. The personal and professional enhancement potential of living and work abroad is unparalleled to any other experience one can have in life. Global Experiences offers internship opportunities in the following areas: