Each of us has a comfort zone, a zone of behavior that is familiar to us and where we feel comfortable and safe. But to achieve your goals and realize your potential, you must be willing to be uncomfortable – to do things that push your limit or afraid to do. That’s how you develop your potential! […] The post Working Abroad appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
Making a career out of making a difference
The best thing about volunteering abroad through AIESEC is that it is a road for career discovery, professional networking and skills development, besides the fact that you are making a difference in someone else’s life. For the individual, offering time and energy through volunteering can be one of the best ways to gain on-the-job experience, […] The post Making a career out of making a differenc...
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 […] The post AIESECers’ Stories #1 appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post AIESECers’ Stories #5 appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post AIESECers’ Stories #4 appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post AIESECers’ Stories #3 appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post AIESECers’ Stories #2 appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post Does Shrek like spicy food? appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post Mitt opphold i Indonesia appeared first on AIESEC in Norway.
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 […] The post Volunteering abroad and its contributions to perso...