Best Abroad Internship Past Review

By (California State University - Sacramento) - abroad from 06/04/2017 to 07/16/2017 with

The Intern Group: Dublin Internship Placement Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained amazing amount of experience from this internship abroad. I exponentially improved my skills in excel, digital marketing, b2b marketing, and coordinating. Definitely worthwhile.

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Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* 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

I came into the program without knowing anything about it. My school did not help me because they did not promote this program. So when I first called the Intern Group they helped me through the entire process and got me an amazing internship in Dublin Ireland.


* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 50 euros/week
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? I would buy food at Tesco and cook food for yourself as it will save you a lot of money. Also budget your money.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

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

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The coordinators
  • The culture
  • The workplace environment
* What could be improved?
  • More social dinners with coordinator
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wished that I knew how fast 6 weeks would pass by and that I would have stayed longer.

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!