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Want to help? Learn to adapt and simply smile in trying times

Too often we fall into the trap of thinking how the odds could work against us. Little do we know, all it takes is that leap of faith into the unknown that would help us as we help others. Jelah, a Physics Major in the National University of Singapore (NUS) took such an opportunity presented …

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You don’t have to go out of your way to give

You don’t have to go out of your way to give

When people think of volunteering overseas, they often conjure an image of building schools, providing healthcare services, or delivering supplies to developing regions like Ghana and Bolivia. These trips are certainly admirable, but not everyone can afford to fly that distance or are confident enough in their travel-savviness to go alone. What then, can we …

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Self-discovery is found on the road less travelled/taken

Self-discovery is found on the road less travelled/taken

Many of us reach a point in our school careers wondering what we should do next. While some choose to backpack solo across Europe or go on an Eat Pray Love journey, Levonne Goh chose to find herself on a Global Volunteer trip to Thailand that altered the course of her life. Then a political …

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I did not just learn about Czech Republic but Ukraine, Mexico, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Canada, Thailand as well

I did not just learn about Czech Republic but Ukraine, Mexico, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Canada, Thailand as well

Project EDISON is a cultural project held in Czech Republic aimed at promoting cultural awareness and fighting xenophobia amongst Czech students (age 9-18). All of the schools are located in the Central Bohemia regions with most of them located either within or just outside of the capital, Prague. Exchange participants from all over the world …

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The Volunteer Whose Life Was Changed

The Volunteer Whose Life Was Changed

  I did not know what to expect. With minimal preparations – both mental and physical, I embarked on my Global Volunteer (GV) trip to Taiwan. The project I had applied for provided me with the opportunity to interact with Taiwanese elementary students. The journey was not all smooth. From the start, I had to …

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Humans of AIESEC | Richie | Global Volunteer

Humans of AIESEC | Richie | Global Volunteer

“I taught at Szkola podstawowa nr 34, or in English Primary School 34 in Gdansk, Poland. The children in the primary school were from underprivileged and broken families. Despite this, the children surprised me by making gifts for me and expected nothing in return from me. These action showed me the meaning of true generosity – …

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Choosing an Overseas Internship - Why You Should Do It

Choosing an Overseas Internship – Why You Should Do It

Having an internship is almost a given amongst youths these days. While it is not difficult to land an internship, one question that everyone should quizzed themselves upon is what are the key takeaways and lessons one hopes to achieve throughout an internship experience. Yes, there can be learning points in almost all internships but …

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The Should-Haves Every Millennial Should Aim to Possess

The Should-Haves Every Millennial Should Aim to Possess

Applying for internships may be perceived by some as a daunting task. Worries about one’s own qualifications, multiple interview rounds, multiple editing of cover letters and resumes – the process towards landing one’s ideal internship can indeed be an arduous one. Here, we discuss the skills that all employees look out for in their prospective …

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