Internship Opportunity: Iceland Beer Box

The USM Honors Program, in partnership with USM Broadreach Public Relations, is offering a credit-bearing international internship experience in Reykjavik, Iceland. Please see details below:
 

USM/Broadreach Public Relations
Iceland “Beer Box” International Internship Experience


Dates: 10-12 hours in office, preferably starting ASAP, and continuing in Iceland, June 21-25.


Summary of role/duties: 

  • Coordinate booking and menu selection for brunch, welcome reception and VIP reception.
  • Compile a guide for sponsors that includes travel details, activity suggestions and a who’s who of brewers on the trip.
  • Act as on-site support in Iceland for sponsor satisfaction.
  • Document trip with photos and video.

Salary or stipend: International travel, lodging, and food expenses provided by Broadreach PR. Must have own spending money.

Minimum Requirements:
Age 21+
Must have passport
Must have own spending money
Can start immediately
Honors Minor**

How to apply:
Complete this form and email a completed resume to erin.dowling@maine.edu. Note: Students must sign into Google with their @maine.edu email accounts to access this form.

**Please share this opportunity with any student who may be interested (emphasis on 21+). Preference may be given to qualified students who have declared the Honors Minor.

How to Incorporate Study Abroad Into Your Resume

This article was co-written by USM’s Dr. Stacy Stewart, Coordinator of Career Services for Community Engagement and Career Development (CECD) and Erin Kane, Project Coordinator for the USM Honors – Iceland travel program. Stacy has worked as USM’s career counselor for 3 years and coordinates the annual university job fair. Erin has served on multiple search committees for entry to executive level job openings at the university.


Study Abroad: More than just studying and traveling
Resumes: More than just bullet points and crossed fingers
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Fun Fact: In the time it takes for you to read this sentence, an employer has already decided if they are going to continue to read or simply reject your resume. Continue reading “How to Incorporate Study Abroad Into Your Resume”

Article Share: Positive Effects of Tourism Boom in Reykjavik

Dr. Gunni, Icelandic musician, journalist, and author, shares his positive and thoughtful interpretation of the question:

Can you name a few things that are a direct result of the touristification of Reykjavik that are actually beneficial for its inhabitants? 

In addition to new jobs and well attended events, he also comments on how Icelanders are encouraged to expand their horizons beyond that of their usual haunts in search of less tourist-congested city center. What positive effects of tourism do you see in your city?

 

5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Iceland

The very moment that someone learns of your experience in Iceland, you can expect one of two responses: 1.) a barrage of questions, or 2.) a barrage of partially accurate trivia tid-bits. Today I’m going to share with you the most common questions I’ve been asked when it comes to travel in Iceland:
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