Global Remote Internship October 21, 2020

By (Florida International University) - abroad from 06/09/2020 to 07/10/2020 with

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Global Remote Internship

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
From this internship i was able to gain real world experience. In addition, I learned about the landscape industry.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The Global Remote internship gave me 3 summer credits. Throughout the course an academic advisor would check on the progress of the projects and at the end we had to write a self reflection on the experience.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Throughout my four week internship, TEAN would host coffee catch ups so we could talk bout our experience and voice any difficulties we were having.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

the internship was done remotely, from the comfort of my home

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

During the 4 week global remote internship I was placed with an Australian company, Aspect Studios, I along with 3 other team members worked on a market research project. I would not trade this experience for anything as I was able to gain real world knowledge in my field.

Finances

* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

I was able to complete and international internship without the financial burdens that come with traveling

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • N/A
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • I was placed in a group setting
  • i was able to work at my own pace
* What could be improved?
  • I would not change anything
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? That I made the right choice when I chose the TEAN Program

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!