Whether you’re looking to pick up an internship in accounting, architecture, engineering or just about any other industry, the British Council's Generation UK-China Internship programme can help provide funding for your trip and make sure you make the most of your internship experience in China.
Hannah is a third year University of Exeter student, spending her year abroad working as a news intern at The Local Germany, finding German news stories that may interest English readers and translating, researching and conducting phone interviews in German and English. Here is her insider guide to one dream day in Berlin...
Elise Davies is studying French and Spanish at Bangor University. She spent the first semester of her year abroad working as a receptionist in France and the second doing an internships at a housing company in Seville, Spain. In this piece, she tells us about her experience working in the Banlieues of Grenoble.
Lucy studies Spanish and History at the University of Southampton. While on her year abroad in Madrid she worked for 6 months as a marketing intern in an art museum and then for the remaining 3 months as an intern bookseller in Casa del Libro. She also spent time creating a year abroad blog, travelling throughout Spain, practicing photography and learning to play the clarinet.
Rashina Gajjar studies French and Spanish at the University of Bristol. She's currently working in Luxembourg doing an internship with a digital communications agency (which works entirely in French), after spending the first half of her year living in Seville and studying at a Spanish university.
Emily Orford is studying Spanish and Italian at the University of Exeter, and is currently in Modena, Italy, working for Giorgio Armani on her year abroad. She says, "3 months into my year abroad and I have to say that Italy is fast becoming my favourite country ever; who knows if I will even be able to force myself to leave in 2 months' time?! These are my top five reasons why I have fallen in love with bella Italia..."
Katie is studying Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Southampton, and spent 9 months of her year abroad on an AIESEC Brazil Internship as a Tubing Monitor in ecotourism hotspot Bonito, exploring the area and working on her blog in her free time. She rounded things off with three months travelling through Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. In this piece, she tells us about her fantastic experience working abroad!
Katie is a BA Spanish and Portuguese student at the University of Southampton, going into her final year. She spent 9 months of her year abroad on an AIESEC Brazil Internship as a Tubing Monitor in ecotourism hotspot Bonito, exploring the area and working on her blog in her free time. She rounded things off with three months travelling through Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. In this piece, she tells us about her fantastic experience working abroad!
Jess is studying French and German at Oxford University. She's balancing a year studying in Trier with internships in France and volunteering work. This is her take on giving back whilst on your year abroad.
Zoe Taylor is studying BSc Business Management and French at the University of Surrey and is currently based in Toulouse, France where she is working as a Global Sourcing Intern at Airbus Group. To check out more of her adventures, have a look at her blog or follow her on Twitter.