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My summer in Spain: Communications intern reflects on experience abroad

Cherise is studying Communication Information Design at Mount Royal University. She spent the summer in Spain doing a three-month communication and digital marketing internship in Barcelona at a destination management company. Cherise had a great internship experience and is excited to share her story with Connectors and friends across the globe. How is Barcelona treating […]

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My research internship in Dublin: Q & A with Drexel University student

On a recent Dublin afternoon, we sat down with the brainy and refreshingly modest Kyra Sacksith. Kyra attends school at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, majoring in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Health, Science and Sustainability and minoring in Biology, Public Health, and French. With such a broad set of interests, and after […]

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Places to go in Buenos Aires: Affordable adventures for interns in Argentina

During my internship in Buenos Aires, I have found great places to frequent that fall within my budget and aren’t the sorts of things you read about in a guidebook. This is a compilation of those places – from the best spots to buy food and enjoy the outdoors, to a few fun (and affordable) […]

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Healthcare internship in Cape Town: Ball State student gets hands-on work experience and lifelong memories

What struck Ball State University student Austin Neal most during his physical rehabilitation internship in Cape Town this summer was how much doctors and nurses were able to do with limited resources — and partially because of that, how much practical experience he received. “I was surprised at how hands-on my internship was,” Austin said […]

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Interns in Ireland enjoy a surfing adventure off the beaten path

This summer Connectors interning in Dublin, Ireland went off the grid for a weekend adventure to Donegal, better known as the “surf capital of Ireland”.  We enjoyed our fun-filled excursion and spent the weekend laughing, joking about the weather and surfing. The surf town of Bundoran After a scenic three-hour drive, we arrived in the surf town […]

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Summer internships abroad change the lives of two Rhodes College Fellows

Rhodes College students Alex Schramkowski and Bryce Berry completed their summer internships in Cape Town. While they interned in two different fields — Bryce in finance and Alex at a cultural heritage institution — they both learned a lot about the world, and themselves. “This experience has taught me that my passions and aspirations can manifest […]

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Internship in Dublin: Q & A with Drexel Global Studies major

The loveable, lively, and level-headed Lindsay Morrisey embarked on an internship in Dublin, Ireland this spring. Lindsay, a Global Studies major at Drexel University, worked for a local non-profit organization, supporting various fundraising projects and large events. With a cup of Irish tea in hand and a can-do attitude, Ms. Morrisey has allowed the Connect-123 […]

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When in Spain, we cook paella

Meaghan Kincaid is studying Business Economics at SUNY at Oneonta. This summer she spent eight weeks in Spain, completing a marketing internship at a leading co-working company in Barcelona. “Our marketing department truly was a cohesive team that conquered the day in and day out changes of the community we strived to keep informed and the company […]

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Growing township economies: Lessons learned from internships in South Africa

Washington and Lee University rising juniors Jon Pezzi and William Hardage completed their internships in Cape Town, South Africa this summer as part of the W&L Shepherd Poverty Studies Program. The program’s summer internship gives exceptional students an opportunity to engage with multidimensional issues surrounding poverty in affected communities abroad. For Jon and Will, working […]

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