My internship in Buenos Aires: Carleton College student shares experience in photos

I’m currently completing my summer internship in Buenos Aires at an environmental non-profit organization. Each day I’m uncovering exactly what aspects of environmental sustainability I want to pursue after college, and at the same time, I get to improve my Spanish. This is my internship story in photos. This is the view I wake up […]

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What to expect from a photography internship in Buenos Aires with Connect-123

Callie Eisner completed her photography internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina with Connect-123 last spring. We catch up with her and ask about the challenges and triumphs of her internship and her experience abroad. Tell us about your photography internship in Buenos Aires. What was the best part of your experience abroad? My role at work […]

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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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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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Updates from Abroad: Hiking, Sandboarding and Culinary Delights

Connect-123 interns have unparalleled international career and work-related experience through our programs, all while living and traveling abroad. But did you know that each destination has an established social network and support circle filled with our local coordinators and other interns on the program? We put on weekly events and social nights, day trips, and weekend excursions to introduce […]

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Connect-123 Intern Photo Contest Semi-Finalists!

We were thrilled to receive close to 100 submissions on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook with the tag of #Connect123 for the annual C-123 intern photo contest. Be sure to check out some of these great photos, and keep up with our current interns while you’re at it! Without further ado, here are the 3 semi-finalists for the […]

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Adventure, You Say? Connect-123 Has That!

Our five internship and volunteer destinations may be major international cities: Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dublin, and Shanghai, but that does not mean it’s all concrete and skyscrapers for our interns! These locations are extremely diverse, both culturally and geographically. And while there is adventure awaiting just outside the city limits, did you know […]

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Ireland vs. South Africa: Interview with Carla

Get to know more about Connect-123’s fantastic destination cities from the team working hard to bring you the best internships and volunteer positions possible!  Sharing her thoughts on her hometown, a recent extended trip to the Emerald Isle and some of the differences between South Africa and Ireland, Carla Steenkamp answered our questions about life […]

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International Photo Contest 2014

Take a look at these remarkable photos taken by our interns and volunteers and get a unique insight into life in South Africa, Argentina, Spain, Ireland, and China. This year, the entries ranged from breathtaking landscapes to furry friends, from cultural traditions to scenes from everyday life. Here are all the entries from our 2014 […]

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