The Go Overseas Company Blog

Founding and running your own business is tough. This is true for anyone, but especially for women who are still competing for equality in the work place. A recent NY Times article states that there are fewer women running big companies than there are men named John. What?! Women...
Today, we're excited to announce our first post in a series of team introductions so you, our readers, can get to know our team a bit better. For this post, we'll be introducing Anna and Mandi, two of our "silo directors". They're each in charge of managing the providers and...
March 2017 update : Looking for the 2017 NAFSA discount codes ? Two weeks ago, Go Overseas announced a partnership with NAFSA to encourage more international educators to become NAFSA members and attend this year's NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo in Boston. The response from our...
In case you missed it, Go Overseas has recently added a 'values' tab to our about us page , along with a few new faces. Maintaining our passionate, fun, down-to-earth culture as we grow is a challenge, but one we are excited to take on. Working with colleagues who have all lived...
For the fourth year running, Go Overseas is excited to announce that this spring we're -- yet again -- giving away one scholarship to study/intern abroad and one scholarship to volunteer abroad . Over the past years, we've gotten hundreds of submissions from enthusiastic,...
Since Go Overseas first launched five years ago, we've seen our community grow from a modest few to millions of dedicated Go Overseas enthusiasts. From newbie travelers planning their first study abroad trip, to veteran globe-trotters looking to teach or volunteer abroad, the Go...
At Go Overseas, we're huge fans of Moz. We read their articles religiously. We watch their Whiteboard Friday videos every week during our company meeting, eagerly soaking up the knowledge imparted by Rand Fishkin, the Wizard of Moz (his actual title). And if Rand walked into our...
Update 8/1/2014: Our photo competition is now closed! Please check on the Go Overseas Facebook page on August 8th for our announcement of the contest's winners! Have you ever studied, taught, or volunteered abroad? Are you currently studying, teaching, or volunteering abroad? If...
It’s that time of the year again! After Christmas but before New Year’s, everyone’s wondering how to close the year, frantically trying to finish up the loose ends of the year before the fresh start the new year promises, and composing some New Year’s resolutions to get rid of...
As the Volunteer Director here at Go Overseas, I spend a lot of time reading, writing, and learning about volunteering abroad. Our recent article about the Pros and Cons of a Home Stay Abroad got me thinking about my own homestay experiences and the impact it had on my whole...

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