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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 […]

AIESECers’ Stories #1

By: ‎Kine Torp Ellingsen My name is Vyni Nguyen and I study Culture and Communications at the University of Oslo. From a young age I knew I wanted to help people and work with society issues to improve the world. Half a year into university I remember talking with my sister on the phone and she […]

6 Ways Volunteering Abroad Gets You Work Experience

By: Anteneh Tesfaye Are you looking for a way to add some experience to your CV?  Besides just adding do you want develop yourself professionally and acquire work skills in very diverse and challenging environment? Volunteering abroad in community development projects through AIESEC in a country you choose will give you the ample opportunity to build […]

7 benefits you get from volunteering abroad

By: Anteneh Tesfaye An AIESEC Volunteering abroad program is an experience worth living. You learn a lot, about yourself, about whichever field you work in, and how to work among people you otherwise wouldn’t even imagine interacting with. The international experience gives you exposure beyond your wildest dreams (on a personal and professional level) and that […]