Smith Goes Global Blog

Destinations and Journeys

Destinations and Journeys

“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” This is the iconic Ralph Waldo Emerson quote that I’ve always admired. It makes me think of long road trips down winding roads, but also lets me...

Only The Beginning

All in all, the most memorable part of the trip as a whole were the people I met. Working 8 hours a day in an office full of people with completely different lives from...

My Relationship with Singaporean Business

(submitted on extension) In business school, we learn that maintaining relationships in key in business. I always knew this to be true, but did not truly understand it until completing this global internship. It...

New Friends in Ireland

New Friends in Ireland

Throughout my trip, I have been lucky to meet many new people, both American and Irish. When I first came to Ireland, I felt really welcomed because Irish people are extremely friendly and willing...

From Long Island NY to Intern Island AU

  Over the course of my two months interning at Chubb, I have made so many new relationships, both with people from the University of Maryland and Australians. While the culture of Australia is...

Australia Re-Wired My Conscious

As my internship in Australia ends, I could not be more grateful that I had the opportunity to participate in such an excellent program. I have learned so much about Australian culture, supply chain...

Meeting New People

Doing summer courses at the university inside classrooms or at home would give you knowledge. But, doing a summer internship abroad would give you knowledge and invaluable experiences to your life. One benefit of...

A Unique Culture at FedEx

FedEx in Singapore has exposed me to an office culture unlike any of my past internship experiences. The office is filled with cubicles which limits the amount of interaction that occurs between employees. I...