Candidate Exposé – Miriam Herzog

Miriam Herzog4My name is Miriam. I’m 20 years old and I am from Germany. I’m not studying yet but I plan to start in October.

I decided to come to Canada, because I wanted to improve my business English, live abroad again and I heard Vancouver is really pretty. Plus Canada was the only English speaking country from my agency that offered an internship in business.

I really liked INTERNeX. I really felt welcome and appreciate all the work and events they did. I decided to make use of their services because my German agency cooperates with INTERNeX. I did 3 months of internship and 3 months school. I chose it to have better chances when I apply for University. I really liked both.

I didn’t start University yet but some Universities in Germany want you to have some internship experience before you even can apply. It was a useful experience for my career. It’s always good to show some experience you gained abroad.

I stayed for my entire stay at a Homestay. I really liked it. My host parents are both really miriam Herzog (words)nice and I had a lot of nice roommates. During the end I got quite tired of toast, rice, fried chicken, fish and any other kind of Asian food haha, but besides that it was great!

My first impression of Vancouver is that it is multicultural, rainy and a friendly city. Still think that way, but I also think there are lots of homeless people. Overall it is really pretty.

I attend most of the activities organized by Internex. I really liked them. They are really good to make friends, see cool places with cool people and to have lots of fun. I really appreciate all the work of the PR- Team.

During my stay I went hiking, sight seeing, to a hockey game, travelling and so on. Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey, Noth-Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, Joffre Lake and Seattle are places I have been to.

Miriam Herzog3What I like most about my current city is the nature and the pretty places. Some difficulties / challenges I dealt with are the big population of Asian people and the really spreaded language (Mandarin I guess), all the rain and the many homeless people.

The most memorable experience I had here is the Joffre Lake hike and all the nights out with friends as well.

Internex was helpful for me to meet people, see places I didn’t know about and knowing what is going on in the weekend. The first thing I will do when I get back home is eating some good German bread instead of toast all day.

– Miriam

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX nominated for STM Star Award 2012!

We are very happy to announce that INTERNeX is one of the five worldwide nominees for the 2012 STM Star AWARD!

This award honours organizations voted by industry leaders to be “Stars” in the categories language learning, work experience and volunteer programs. This is a worldwide award and recognizes one “Star” per category. INTERNeX won the 2011 Award and this year we are again among the top five in the work experience category! The final decision will be made on September 1st, 2012 in London, UK.

Study Travel Magazine, that awards this prize, is one of the most significant publications in the international education industry. It is read worldwide by professionals and agencies that place students into or provide language learning, work experience and volunteer programs.

The nomination and the award are a special recognition since the votes are based on quality, not quantity. Nominees and winners are selected by professionals in the same industry who are big universities, recognized language schools and professional agencies. Working in the same business they know the standards of the offered services and vote for the best providers worldwide.

For YOU, the INTERNeX candidates, it means a proof of quality of our services. Being among the top five providers from all over the world, it’s a worldwide seal of approval of what we do for you. Thank you for choosing us for your experience abroad!

To thank you for being here in Canada with us, INTERNeX is throwing a big summer party! Come and celebrate on August 9th at our “Around the World” INTERNeX Summer Party 2012! Check out the Summer Party facebook event and the Summer Party Event Page for more information and SIGN UP on the guest list!

Cheers,

Your INTERNeX international exchange Team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: International House – Summer Party Gold Sponsor

INTERNeX is happy to introduce another one of our partners and gold sponsors for our Summer Party in August; International House!

International House was established in Cordova, Spain by two ambitious individuals in 1953 and has been offering high quality language programs to people from all over the world for over 50 years now. At the moment there are 150 schools worldwide in more than 50 countries. It has been home to thousands of INTERNeX candidates who have wanted to improve their English before going on to do their internship, hospitality, volunteer or ranch stay program.

Aside from offering high quality English courses, International House also offers their students language courses in over 30 other languages. They make sure that every student receives an education from highly qualified, professional teachers, fun, interactive lessons, individual help, great facilities, a safe, clean learning environment and value for money above all else.

Teachers are also given a very high standard of training in order to meet the necessary requirements and demands of the language courses. Interested teachers are given the option to take part in an online course or attend training at one of the training centers which are located all over the world. These training courses ensure that all instructors are current with trends and follow a system that offer proper support. Teachers can also benefit from the highly acclaimed internal teacher transfer program which allows them to gain work experience in a whole new environment.

Additionally, International House has written thousands of books on language training for the various different languages that they offer. Every year their directors hold a massive conference in London in order to discuss future developments and current improvements that could be made. This makes sure that this privately owned organization has the highest possible quality available to its teachers and students.

Would you like to start learning a new language or improve one? You can find an International House in Vancouver AND Whistler!

INTERNeX International Exchange is very grateful for International House’s support and we are looking forward to throwing an unforgettable summer party with them!

Cheers,

Lies

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: West Trek Tours – Summer Party Gold Sponsor

INTERNeX is happy to introduce our partner and summer party gold sponsor West Trek Tours today! See our Summer Party event page for more information on this party of the summer 2012! Thank you West Trek Tours for supporting this awesome event.

Serving young travelers since 1998 West Trek Tours is Western Canada’s #1 Tour Company! Their tours are specifically designed for YOU, international students and globetrotters. They work closely with language schools and know exactly what students and young tourists want to see and experience in Canada!
The coolest Canadian guides and party experts show you the most exciting Canadian destinations: Victoria and Tofino on Vancouver Island, Seattle and Portland in the US, Banff and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains. And there is more: the tours are combined with social events, sports activities and party party party to give everybody the maximum of fun.

INTERNeX candidates and team themselves experienced the awesomeness of West Trek trips several times! Rafting tours on one of the wildest and craziest rivers in Canada were so much fun. Camping and romantic get-togethers with a campfire added to the perfect adventure feeling these weekends. And it’s happening again! West Trek is organizing another White Water Rafting trip with their best guides and equipment! Winter or summer, the Rocky Mountains West Trek tour will be the best travel experience of your life! Be on the Rockies party bus and you will never forget the roads of Canada. Nearly every INTERNeX candidate enjoyed the incredible nature and parties on the Rockies West Trek trips! The next one is happening on the August long weekend, 3rd to 6th of August!

If you want short adrenaline-filled adventures, West Trek Tours takes you skydiving and offers discounts for a lot of other exciting activities. Having hotels and activity providers as partners West Trek gets you incredible deals on bungee jumping and zip trekking, whale watching and surfing, sightseeing, gondolas and much more. This way you get the best value for your trips and your student wallets!

Wherever you go, the Rockies, the US or Tofino; whatever you do, hiking, sightseeing, or surfing; you will leave a West Trek Tours trip with new friends and amazing memories!

INTERNeX thanks West Trek Tours for all the awesome trips and the support of our summer party! Check out the West Trek Tours website to learn more about their trips.

Happy travelling!

Xenia

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX won the LTM Award 2011!

We are thrilled to share with you that INTERNeX has been voted as the winner under the category of LTM Star Work Experience Provider at the LTM Star Awards 2011 on Saturday 3 September at the Hilton on Park Lane Hotel, London.

The Language Travel Magazine (LTM) is the only business-to-business publication written for, and read by, student recruiters and educational consultants in over 110 countries, every month.

The LTM Star Awards recognizes popularly voted providers that excel in their area of the international language education industry and these are unique peer-voted awards in this industry.

And we have won the coveted LTM Star Work Experience Provider title!

We were happy to be shortlisted two years in a row, but winning the 2011 award is just amazing!

This award reassured us we’re in the right place and working in true partnership.

Thank you to all who voted for us!

Cheers,

Your INTERNeX International Exchange-Team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

New INTERNeX PuB NiGHT Location

Hey everyone, just wrapping up my last few tasks before out PuB NiGHT. But i have some good news for you guys…we have a new location! I’ve gotten a lot of really great feedback from you guys and have decided to have our new location at Malone’s Bar & Grill. This bar is located at 608 Pender Street and is a great student hang-out since it is close to all the downtown language schools. We will be meeting up at this location on Monday Jan. 25th at an earlier time 0f 7pm  just because we have heard that it can get pretty busy early and we do not want to run the risk of anyone not getting in. So hope you all can make it! and keep checking our facebook and blog page for more updates.