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Why Consider Stockholm for Your Internship Abroad

The Unicorn Factory of the World Known for being the most prolific tech hub in the world after Silicon Valley, Stockholm is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Some of the most...

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5 Reasons You Should Intern in Bogota This Summer

Working in one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, such as that of Bogota, can make huge a difference to your career. It’s a great way to get your first taste of professional work...

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Interning as a Student Teacher in Barcelona

In April we welcomed Western University student Zoe to Barcelona where she undertook an internship placement in a local school as part of WU's Alternative Field Experiences program. We caught up...

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Favourite place in Hong Kong

The last week, with a few days to go and work finished the final place I had left to visit was Lantau Island. Here on the island we would see The Big Buddha statue and search for an elusive infinity...

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A typical day at my finance internship

Today I am going to give you a flavour of what it is like to be an intern in Hong Kong! I am currently working in the equity research department of an investment bank.

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It's all about adaptation

I’ll be honest....I have not used any of the information I have learnt at university while at my internship in Shanghai. I feel that all the theory I have learnt has not been relevant to the field of...

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My application to Absolute Internship

So here I am, it’s 11:00PM and I am sitting at my desk trying to figure out where I am going to be a few months from now. As what usually happens at this hour, I sift through my mind thinking of what...

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Reflecting on my experience

During my experience of internship in Shanghai, my work at the wedding company is about doing marketing on social media, such as writing posts in Facebook and managing the company’s account in...

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Shanghai is amazing

Shanghai is amazing. From the moment I left the airport, I had fallen in love with this city. With 23 million people in this one incredible city there is always something cool to do or see, and yet I...

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My Shanghai Winter Checklist

After a short five-hour flight from the sunny shores of Singapore (on a plane which I had almost all to myself), I finally found myself in Shanghai. A word of warning – it is freezing in December!!...

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