Category: Internship Success Stories

Wren Zegans

“I was actually contributing to the company in some concrete ways,” explains NEXSTEP alumni, Wren Zegans

At NEXSTEP, we prioritize experiential learning throughout Asia to prepare our younger generation for the future world. Through study abroad...

Nabila Khokhar NEXSTEP

“Take that leap of faith. You won’t regret it,” says analyst and TikTok star, Nabila Khokhar

NEXSTEP has helped thousands of students from all over the world achieve experiences related to their education and careers since...

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 17 – Tristine Lam – Why Is That Necessary?

Tristine Lam and I had a killer conversation. She is a student at the University of Texas at Austin studying...

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 16 – Sinemjoy (Joy) Arslancain – We Are So Connected Now

It was a pleasure talking to Sinemjoy Arslancain from Western Sydney University. Sinemjoy comes from a multicultural and multilingual family....

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 11 – Pua Pakele & Cabot – No, Really…Best Life Ever

Pua Pakele & Cabot graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, right in the middle of the global financial crisis....

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 12 – Katie Wagner – I Would Call Myself a Texan

Katie Wagner majored in Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, will also be receiving a Business Certificate and...

NSC Participant Stories: Improving Leadership Skills Through Communication

Sam Higgins, a student from The University of Texas-Austin, who did his internship at MIDAT (Bangkok), developed his communications skills...

NSC Participant Stories: UT Austin Interns Discovering Medical Tourism in Asia

NSC Participant Stories: University of Texas at Austin interns discovering medical tourism in Asia through working at different angles at...

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 13 – Alex Dye – A Special Kind of Irony

Alex Dye does not generally take the path of least resistance. Alex started traveling alone when she was an 8th...

NSC Participant Stories: UT at Austin Students Complete Internship at Kyoto Design Lab

Students from the University of Texas at Austin, Irene Trevino and Tatiana Salazar, did their 2018 Summer Internship at Kyoto...

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 14 – Alex Wilkerson – It Started in the Fourth Grade

As a fourth grader, Alex Wilkerson went to summer camp…just like most kids his age. However, unlike most kids his...

Next Step Conversations: Future Leaders – Episode 15 – Avni Patel – What Do I Do With My Life?

I am always impressed when I talk to intelligent and insightful kids and Avni Patel was no exception. I left...

#SocialC – Lilian Lim – Finding true passion at 61

  Lilian Lim is a 61-year old former dentist, actress and fashion designer assistant. In November, 2013, I joined some...

#SocialC – Jason Grant – Dreaming High in Shanghai

Jason Grant is a student at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand, who engaged in...

Alex McFarlane-Watts

Next Step Connections offered the perfect combination; An internship in marketing and in Shanghai. Two big boxes ticked. The internship...