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Where Are They Now: Cape Town alum Max Fish shares her international work and travel experiences

In just over a year since her cardiothoracic internship in Cape Town, Maxine Fish has travelled various parts of the world, finished her graduate degree, and is back living abroad for work!  Where in the world are you currently located? I am currently employed by a British Consulting agency called Renoir Consulting, and am based out […]

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Where Are They Now: How interning at a refugee center in Cape Town prepares you for a service-centered career

This week, we are catching up Sarah Lucey. Sarah interned at a refugee center in Cape Town in 2012. Since then, she has been quite busy graduating from Northeastern University, doing important human rights and social justice work at nonprofit organizations, and even getting married! Where in the world are you currently located? Boston, Massachusetts, […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Where Are They Now?
What We’re Up To: Giving thanks and service in our communities

This time of year, starting with the American holiday of Thanksgiving, we are reminded to express gratitude for all we have. We also become acutely aware of those less fortune than ourselves. At Connect-123, our team members and internship participants practice giving back all year long. Here is some of what we’ve been up to […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: What We're Up To
Where Are They Now: Buenos Aires Intern to Veterinary Student

Connect-123 alumni are an impressive bunch and we love staying in touch and following our alumni along their academic, personal and professional journeys. Today we are catching up with Levi Smith, who was an animal science intern in Buenos Aires in 2015. Where in the world are you currently located? I’m currently in West Lafayette, […]

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How To Stay Safe While Interning Abroad

Interning, volunteering, and studying abroad comes with opportunities for personal, professional, and academic growth all while experiencing new cultures, languages, and having the time of your life. Traveling to a new country and settling down there (even if it’s just for a few months) is a thrilling experience. But it is also one that must […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Culture, Intern Advice
Five Reasons to Intern Abroad in Buenos Aires

The world is a big place and deciding on where you want to travel can be difficult. But deciding where you want to (temporarily) live for your internship abroad can be even more difficult. There are so many factors to consider like language, integration into local culture, food options, cost of living, ease of transport, […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Buenos Aires
Affording Your Internship Abroad

Taking the leap and deciding to pursue an internship abroad is no small feat. So many factors and variables go into this commitment, and that’s even before your choice of location, internship field, and programs come into play. At Connect-123, we know this is a life-altering experience and one in which requires careful planning and […]

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5 People Who Should Intern or Volunteer Abroad

At Connect-123, we see first-hand that intern and volunteer experiences abroad are for everyone. While many international interns are college students or recent graduates, you most certainly do not have to be a student in order to complete a global internship or volunteer experience. In fact many Connectors are people of all ages taking a […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Career Development
Connect-123’s Summer Photo Contest

Over the coming weeks, we’re excited to welcome our participants to Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dublin, and Shanghai! While there is an infinite amount to learn, see, and do when you first arrive, we want our C-123 Photo Competition to help encourage you to document the lifelong memories you’ll be making. Here’s how it works: We’ll […]

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Sarah Dilworth posted in: Culture, What We're Up To