Fall 2022 Photo Contest 

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

We are thrilled to launch our fifth annual fall 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* GoPro Maximum Wow! Exciting second and third place prizes will also be awarded.

Aren't the above photos awesome? They are GE intern's photos from the previous contests.

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

1. Prizes

Grand Prize: GoPro Maximum WOW


Experience total creative freedom with the most versatile 360 camera. You get 3 cameras in one: unreal spherical footage, HERO-style video and photos, and a vlogging powerhouse that’s second to none. 360 capabilities deliver amazing panoramic photos and 360 Timelapse, too. Featuring unbreakable stabilization, premium audio from 6 mics, and waterproof design, this camera maximizes WOW.  

Second Prize: Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera

FujiFilm Camera

Capture picture perfect moments with the FujiFilm Instax Mini 11. Automatic Exposure - Get Bright Photos Anywhere! Selfie Mode - Selfies & Close-Ups Never Looked Better!

Third Prize: ECOVESSEL - Insulated Water Bottle w/ Strainer - 20 oz


The BOULDER vacuum insulated water bottle that will keep your drinks hot or cold all day long. Made from premium 18/8 stainless steel, it features signature TriMax® triple insulation and keeps drinks cold up to 60 hours and hot up to 12 hours.

2. Dates and Guidelines


Submission opening: December 5th 2022!
Submission deadlines: Friday, December 16th at Noon (12pm EST) 2022
Top Eleven Announced via Instagram/Facebook page: Monday, December 19th, 2022
Likes = Votes!

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Instagram voting: Top Eleven will be added to a bracket. The winner from each pair makes it through to the next round. Bracket will start from Monday, December 19th. Photos will battle daily- until a winner is selected. 
Voting Ends: Once a winner is selected from the bracket competition. 
WINNERS ANNOUNCED: By December 22nd. 

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 Fall 2022 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’ thirteen 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.

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