Career Training Alumni: Internships Can Help Boost Your Career
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Other advantages to interning in the United States include the following:
- Gain international experience along with the knowledge and skills you will learn on the job.
- Network with working professionals in your field.
- Increase your marketability, as an internship abroad adds great value on a resume.
- Improve your English speaking and writing skills.
Some of our InterExchange Career Training USA participants below have shared how interning in the U.S. has helped them in their present-day career.
Since I completed my InterExchange Career Training USA program I have started my own business, and I'm now working together with contacts I have met at my time abroad. I can recommend InterExchange to everyone who is interested in starting an international career.
—Alexander R., Austria, 2018 Engineering Intern
It was a huge challenge, to achieve a 5 months internship in a foreign country. I had to get out of my comfort zone, by pushing myself to discover new people, embrace a new culture and a new lifestyle. I learned a lot professionally. Before this experience, I had no idea how challenging the labor world is. Thanks to InterExchange, I had a great experience in California, professionally and socially speaking.
—Thomas L., France, 2018 Logistics and Materials Management Intern
I am currently working for one of the biggest aviation company over the world in France, Airbus. I think this program helped me to improve my competences as my English and my openness for example. I feel more confident and I take the difficulties with less apprehension.
—Sammy D., Austria, 2018 Engineering Intern
We hope that this inspires you to pursue a professional experience abroad! Check our resources on how to find an Internship to get started with your own professional journey today.
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