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Your Career Abroad

Beginning your career abroad may be one of the best decisions you make along your professional path. I would like to give others the same advice that I was given before accepting my position in Spain...

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Experiences Create Inspiration

Absolute Internship gave our Madrid group the chance to broaden our horizons – literally and metaphorically. Literally, we took a weekend trip to Barcelona, Spain where the horizon was made up of the...

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The City Life

Madrid, Spain is an interesting city in the way that I quickly found myself forgetting I was actually in Spain. Now, this may surprise some people or perhaps even dishearten them, but let me explain....

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First Month Was A Crazy Adventure

My first month was a crazy adventure; I got to know a group of people all from different places around the world. I learned what it’s like to be in a professional environment and I learned a lot of...

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Great Experience in Madrid

The first thing I loved about this program was my internship. I think I got really lucky and had the opportunity to work for an interesting company. So far, I have learned a lot and am continuing to...

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A Normal Day at Work in Madrid

When I accepted this internship in Spain, I didn’t know what to expect. This would be my first job in my field of study and going abroad. Having just graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business...

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Just Another Day at the Office…In Madrid

Well I am officially “adulting” as I like to say. I wake up by 8:00 am to get some exercise in before breakfast and an hour and a half later my colleague and I are walking to the metro station to go...

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First Impressions in Madrid

It feels like just yesterday I was calling my mom from my apartment at the University of Pittsburgh to let her know I would be going to Spain in five months. Now, I am sitting in Madrid writing about...

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Intern's Perspective of the Spanish Work and Food Culture

Before arriving in Spain I had heard a little bit about the culture from friends and family. For examples, the “siesta”, bull fighting, casual dress and cuisine differences. Even though I heard about...

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How It's Like to Intern in Madrid

“Inside a building on Paseo de la Castellana, you will find cheery people who are eager to get into their offices and start their day. With over 10 offices in a communal building, you can find my...

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