Top 10 Searched Countries – Internships
With a vibrant culture and a shared language, England is far and away one of the most searched for countries in terms of internships abroad. Whether you’re trying to get an internship with a corporation in London or a small business in Manchester, England has it all for those looking for an easy transition and a priceless internship
With the ever-growing metropolis of Barcelona and the bustling hub that is Madrid, Spain comes in second on this list. With Spanish growing rapidly as a language around the world, more and more are looking to improve their language skills while gaining valuable experience.
Being one of the oldest world leaders out there definitely has its advantages, and France makes the most out of it by coming in third on our list. With Paris being a lead global city with one of the highest GDP’s in Europe, France is a premier destination for those looking for an internship with a leading, international company.
By far one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world, China is fourth on here. Interns have the opportunity to learn a language spoken by one fifth of the world’s population and have their choice of amazing cities to live in. From the dynamic metropolis of Shanghai to the capital of Beijing, there’s no doubt that China is an fantastic place to land an internship.
Just like England, Americans are drawn to Canada because of the shared language factor. Also, Canada is America’s neighbor and super easy to get back home if you need to. Many interns also search for placements in Quebec since learning French can play a big factor for those who can’t afford the Parisian lifestyle. Finally, Canada is the size of the US, has big cities, but also features some of the most beautiful natural landsape in the world. Now who wouldn’t want to get out of their internship for the day and go see some Canadian Rocky Mountains?
One of the leading economies in the European Union, and having an incredibly high number of English speakers puts Germany at number six. With a strength in engineering, economics, and informational technology, Germany is a huge attraction for those brainy interns with little prior German experience.
Apart from having no language barrier, Australia is draws interns from all over the world for its diverse culture, modernity and it’s beautiful nature. With its proximity to Asia, the Pacific, and New Zealand, Australia is the perfect place for an English speaker who is looking to get to a fascinating place on the other side of the world.
From pasta to pizza to Rome to Sicily, Italy is the perfect place for those looking for an internship in a first world country while learning a beautiful language. It’s also great for those who need a sharp distinction between work time and play time. This is exemplified by the Italian saying Il dolce far niente or the sweetness of doing nothing. So beyond the plethora of other reasons that Italy is amazing, we have the birthplace of Western Civilization at number 8.
The land of the samurai, anime, and innovative technology comes in at number nine on our list of most searched for countries for internships. Whether you’re looking for a placement with a diverse history and a proximity to the rest of Asia or an internship with the ‘next’ big tech, Japan is the place for you.
10. New Zealand
A beautiful country, albeit small, New Zealand offers some pretty cool internship placements even if it doesn’t feature as many choices as a mainland country. Even so, New Zealand comes in strong at number 10 with a gorgeous countryside and a internationally supportive workplace. From the Lord of the Rings landscape to a delicious cuisine, New Zealand is an amazing and unique place to get an internship.