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Emily Hurt

Emily Hurt

"You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself in any direction you choose" -Dr. Seuss

Born and raised in land-locked states, Emily became obsessed with international travel at a young age and has recently fulfilled some of her travel goals. She recently graduated from Colorado State with a degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering and is taking some time to consider her life's path.

Articles By Emily Hurt

Top Vegetarian Friendly Countries for Study Abroad Published 17 May 2017

Dietary restrictions certainly isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when picking a country for study abroad, but for some, the culture of food in a country may eventually weigh in on their final decision. Being a vegan or vegetarian can make living...

A Guide to Cooking Volunteering Abroad Published 31 May 2016

Food is essential to life, but many people around the world are unsure of where their next meal will come from, or unaware of the daily nutritional needs of themselves and their families. Volunteering abroad in cooking is a small step in a big directi...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Sweden Published 28 Jan 2016

With picturesque views of mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, and the ocean all together in one place, Sweden has much to offer teens with a growing love for the outdoors. A unique combination of island topography colliding with mountain ranges, this c...

A Guide to Resort Jobs Abroad Published 26 Jan 2016

Every year, people shell out billions for the tourism industry, paying high sums to stay in some of the most gorgeous spots all over the world. However, not everyone can spare a pretty penny for such high class digs. If you’re looking for a way ...

A Guide to Camp Counselor Jobs Abroad Published 15 Jan 2016

If you’re intrigued by international travel and working with children and young adults appeals to you, there are few better positions available that combine both interests like camp counselor jobs abroad. Offering the opportunity to earn money w...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Cuba Published 14 Jan 2016

Making headlines for opening up international relations and embracing travelers from every country, Cuba is a destination on many people’s mind. Cuba has remained true to itself during times of industrialization; you can still dance at a habana,...

A Guide to Microfinance Volunteer Programs Abroad Published 04 Nov 2015

As the world changes from an agrarian society to one where business and ingenuity reign supreme, microfinance programs have become a vital resource for families in developing nations. Many small companies in countries around the world are facing finan...

A Guide to Studying Actuarial Science Abroad Published 02 Sep 2015

While majoring in actuarial sciences, you’ll learn how to calculate, assess, and manage risk, so you should know that studying abroad is one risk that is truly worth the rewards. Studying actuarial science abroad will broaden your perspective an...

A Guide to Sports Internships Abroad Published 31 Jul 2015

Those who frequently travel know that the sports culture of a country can be one of the most passionate and fascinating aspects of experiencing life abroad. From game day activities to national sports stars, internships in sports or sports management ...

5 Best Countries for STEM Internships Abroad Published 10 Jul 2017

The call to travel abroad can be heard by many, and for STEM majors looking to experience another corner of the globe while staying on track professionally, interning abroad can be the best of both worlds, literally. Interning abroad will be the advent...

Top 5 Countries to Study Chemistry Abroad Published 27 Mar 2015

Chemistry is as challenging a subject as it is rewarding, so why not experience both the challenges and rewards abroad? Students who study chemistry abroad are exposed to new laboratory techniques and study skills, but more importantly new languages, f...

Why Study Abroad is Crucial for Engineering Students Published 09 Mar 2015

Many engineering students look into taking a semester abroad, only to be told by their advisors: “engineers tend to get the short end of the stick when it comes to studying abroad.”  This assessment is certainly accurate; with jam-packed semester-by-se...

STEM Majors: Our Best Case for Why You Should Study Abroad Published 16 Jan 2015

While I can certainly understand the many arguments against studying abroad in a rigorous major, including the expenses, required courses strictly offered during certain semesters, and the mammoth fear of having to tack on additional semesters to compl...