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The Lifelong Internship

I’m looking forward early next month to doing a presentation for the alumni of Connect-123.  For 14 years, students have studied abroad through Connect-123 and learned valuable skills that they’ve used in their subsequent career development.  Now, as alumni, they can still Connect with one another and participate in up-to-date learning.  What’s more, the alumni […]

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Brett Steenbarger posted in: Career Development, Virtual Internships
Intern Abroad…From Home!!

In my work as a performance coach for portfolio managers at financial firms, I’ve seen first-hand how teamwork has changed in the work-from-home environment. Since the onset of the virus, many things that used to be coordinated in person now are conducted online. Surprisingly, many teams have found that the virtual environment has made them […]

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Brett Steenbarger posted in: Career Development, Virtual Internships
From Barcelona to Dublin: Q & A with Tyler Yang

After successfully completing his internship in Barcelona in 2019, Tyler Yang was bitten by the travel bug and decided to continue his adventures in Dublin. Majoring in Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University, Tyler wanted to gain further experience abroad before graduating in 2021. We asked him a few questions on his internship experience in Barcelona […]

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Lisa Van Vuuren posted in: Barcelona, Dublin, Engineering
How to Pack for Interning Abroad

You’ve made the decision to build your resume, advance your education and real world experience, and focus on language learning and intercultural experiences. You’ve searched for, applied to, and selected an internship. Your housing is arranged and you bought your plane tickets. You are prepared. Except, a few days before you leave, you start packing […]

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My Summer Internship in Dublin

  I spent the summer interning as a research assistant in a chemical engineering lab at the University College Dublin. My specific project was to monitor the flow rate and pressure through silicone hollow fiber membranes to minimize the formation of water slugs during the oxygen transfer step of wastewater treatment. I read various research […]

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Grace Judd posted in: Dublin, Intern Bloggers
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