Summer 2019 Photo Contest 

Every picture is worth a thousand words, but is your picture worth a thousand likes?

We are thrilled to launch our fourth annual summer photo contest to see and share the amazing moments you capture while interning abroad!

As you venture around your host city, or travel for a weekend adventure, snap a photo of yourself or fellow GE interns in your beautiful surroundings. Submit your favorite pictures here for a chance to win the grand prize of *drum roll please* Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones! Exciting second and third place prizes will also be awarded.

Aren't the above photos awesome? They are GE intern's photos from the Summer '18 contest.

See below for more details on prizes and how to win. Happy snapping!

1. Prizes

Grand Prize: Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones

Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Hear Headphones

With award-winning sound, up to 40 hours of battery life and 5-minute fast fuel, our grand prize is sure to be the perfect music companion during your travels. Sync your beats to all of your Apple devices for on the go or at home!

Second Prize: Sony SRSX11 Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Sony SRSX11 Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Speaker

With 10 Watts of digital amplification, this little device packs a big punch with size-defying sound. Bluetooth enabled with 12 hours of battery life, this speaker is designed to go anywhere with you.

Third Prize: S’ip by S’well

sip by swell

Who doesn't like keeping their drinks cold for 24 hours, and hot for 12?! Double-walled to make sure your bottle won’t sweat, and vacuum insulated to keep your drinks fresh, this stainless steel water bottle is the perfect drink accessory at all times of the year.
2. Dates and Guidelines


Submission opening: Right after your welcome orientation!
Submission deadlines: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Top Ten Announced via Facebook page: Monday, August 26th, 2019
Likes = Votes!

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Instagram voting: Top Ten individually posted every day from Monday, August 26th - Wednesday, September 6th
Voting Ends: Sunday, September 8th at midnight EST
WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Monday, September 9th

Photo Contest Entry Strict Guidelines:

  • Increase your chances by submitting up to 5 entries!
  • Entries must be submitted via our form
  • You must be a current Summer 2019 Global Experiences intern (sorry alum!)
  • Whoever submits the entry will receive the prize
  • No Drugs or Underage Drinking
  • Please submit the highest resolution you have! (no pictures taken on a razr, please)

Photo Contest Entry Less-Strict Guidelines:

  • We are your biggest fans! Please submit photos with GE interns in them
  • Horizontal photos are not required, but strongly preferred
  • Bonus points for submissions in Global Experiences’ eleven global locations

Some things to consider:

  1. Does the photograph show the viewer anything about the country’s local people, cultures, or traditions?
  2. Does the photograph show distinctive landmarks, cityscapes, or landscapes unique to the country? In other words, can you tell you are in a different country?
  3. Does the photograph show an intern(s), experiencing the culture, interacting with locals, or exploring their new environment?
3. How to take the best pictures abroad
Check out this blog on how to take stunning photos while interning abroad.