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6 excuses why you shouldn’t go on Exchange

By: Mehdi Guerfali Have you always considered going abroad on an exchange opportunity in a foreign company or working for a humanitarian organization, but yet never done it? I bet some voices in the back of your head are holding you down and not letting you do it now. Check out this list of excuses and […]

My experience in Côte D’Ivoire

By: Elisabeth Stava My Name Elisabeth Stava and I am currently working in Côte D’Ivoire thorough the opportunity I got with AIESEC. I decided to go on an AIESEC exchange because I wanted the chance to live and work professionally in another country, at the same time as learning a new language. I ended up deciding to go […]

Benefits of going abroad with AIESEC

By: Anteneh Tesfaye “I’m gaining international experience, and I’m getting new skills and knowledge, and I’m challenged regularly.’’ Says Joakim I. Andersen a Norwegian who went on a professional internship in India as Business Development executive. A year before that, he was also in Uganda for his volunteer project. It might have crossed your mind the idea […]

AIESECers’ Stories #5

My name is Radhika Mathur and I am from India. Currently I am pursuing Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Oslo and joined AIESEC in August 2016. I joined AIESEC because I saw an opportunity to build network with companies and startups within Norway as it would be beneficial for my course. Hence I […]

AIESECers’ Stories #4

My name is Line Rønning and I currently live in Trondheim, but was born in Oslo. I study Political Science at NTNU and I joined AIESEC in august 2015 by mere coincidence. I had never heard about the organisation before, but I was drawn to their focus on developing teamwork and leadership skills. I am currently the […]

AIESECers’ Stories #3

My name is Tina. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, a semester of US foreign policy and a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organizational Psychology. I am currently working as a Consultant for BDO. I joined AIESEC in August 2014 while doing my master’s degree. My friend Elife who was in the board […]

AIESECers’ Stories #2

Why you should invest your time in practical experiences   My name is Mats, I’m a 23 year old Norwegian guy working full time as the President of AIESEC in Norway. It all started 4 years ago when I was a new student entering the university in Trondheim, NTNU, to study European studies. Even though […]

Does Shrek like spicy food?

By: Joakim I. Andersen “So much to do, so much to see, so what’s wrong with taking the back streets?” There is a little Shrek in all of us, right? Sharing some of his characteristics: obviously not being the most extrovert (even a little shy) – that, onions, needs to be opened layer by layer, and […]

Mitt opphold i Indonesia

Mitt navn er Kristin Heen Halvorsen og jeg dro på utveksling med AIESEC. Å reise til Indonesia for å jobbe frivillig er det mest fantastiske eventyret jeg har vært med på. Jeg var lenge i tvil om jeg faktisk skulle tørre å dra – alene, til en fremmed kultur på andre siden av jorden. Takk […]

Volunteering abroad and its contributions to personal growth

By: Anteneh Tesfaye Arriving in another country, meeting a new culture, and finding yourself as you serve others, this is all part of the volunteering abroad experience. Making a heart connection with the needs of others and being able to fill those needs is both gratifying and exhilarating. It is truly a life changing experience. The […]