ABOUT HUMAN RESOURCES INTERNSHIPS ABROAD
Participating in a World Endeavors Human Resources internship abroad is a fast-paced and dynamic way to gain first-hand knowledge in the field. Working alongside local professionals, interns may have varying experiences working at small start-ups, large companies, or even charity organizations. Daily tasks may include updating reports and evaluations, participating in interview panels, and reviewing new resumes. Interns in human resources will also provide administrative support to their colleagues.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: HUMAN RESOURCES ABROAD
Interning abroad in human resources provides the opportunity to experience organizational communication, resource management, and conflict resolution within a new cultural context. Interns will gain more cultural awareness and learn to view interpersonal interactions from multiple perspectives, aspects important to the field of human resources.
Prospective interns should have a strong interest in the human resources field. As is to be expected, effective communication within an organization is of central importance in the field of human resources. World Endeavors values applicants who demonstrate patience, self-motivation, and cultural sensitivity. Interns should be adaptable to new situations and express an eagerness to learn more about their chosen field. Participating in an international internship can signal to a potential employer that a job candidate is highly motivated, open to new challenges, and capable of performing outside of their comfort zone.