Perspectives

A collection of well-researched insights and trends where we will explore various international education themes including experiential learning, virtual immersions, professional development and life-changing internships. To get you up to date on what everyone’s talking about…and what they aren’t, but should be!

Kindness as a habit, not just a random act!

Want to experience the “helper’s high”? Learn why kindness is one of the most valuable virtues you can cultivate and how you can (and should!) make kindness a habit and not just a random act!

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by Ravi Raj | Published on Febrauary 17, 2021

What Working Virtually Has Taught Me

How my virtual summer internship taught me 3 big lessons about working, communicating, and bridging the divide across cultures and reflecting on my own experiences

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by Kimberly Wang | Published on September 23, 2020

From Anxiety to Best Project Ever

How I conquered my COVID anxiety and went on to lead a team by learning lessons through my virtual summer internship.

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by Chenchen Ma | Published on September 22, 2020

Top 5 Employability Skills and how you can build them through virtual internships

As international educators, our students’ success is often a priority that precedes all others. It’s a role that requires us to be an expert. Read More

by Team Authentica | Published on July 24, 2020

Self-care for International Educators

As international educators, our students’ success is often a priority that precedes all others. It’s a role that requires us to be an expert and an advisor. But the context in which we’ve been operating has suddenly and drastically changed. With COVID-19 on the loose, we’ve all been forced into a ‘safety exile’… Read More

by Team Authentica | Published on July 23, 2020

Virtual Internships are not just a fad!

Are virtual internships just a second-best option to cope with the current crisis or a unique opportunity to provide long-lasting impact? Before jumping to the conclusion that virtual internships and e-service-learning projects are a current fad, let us look back at such programs before the pandemic…. Read More

by Dr. Anitha Ramanna | Published on June 22, 2020