My medical internship in Dublin: Q & A with UT Dallas Goldwater Scholar

Rachel Meade’s passion is medical research. She studied molecular biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, and aims to pursue a PhD in genetics with a focus on virology and pathology. As an undergraduate researcher, Rachel spent eight months away from home. She undertook research at various institutions abroad, including a two-month medical internship in […]

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My sports management internship in Buenos Aires: Interview with MSU grad

Michigan State University (MSU) graduate Casey Copp completed his sports management internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina with Connect-123 last summer. Nearly one year later, Casey thanks his experience abroad for honestly changing his life. His three-month internship at an international NPO helped pave the way for a career in non-profit work back home. Plus, Casey’s experience abroad with […]

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Rhodes College graduate reflects on internship abroad in Shanghai one year later

Jesse Linkhorn did an internship in Shanghai last summer focused on economic development, finance, and business. He spent two incredible months in China working at a Shanghai-based management consulting firm. Fast-forward some 12 months, and Jesse has a lot to celebrate. He graduated from Rhodes College with a Business and Economics degree, his sister got […]

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Journalism internship in Cape Town: King’s College London Postgrad shares experience abroad

Giulia Monteleone completed her journalism internship in Cape Town, South Africa with Connect-123 and King’s College London last summer. We catch up with her and find out how her experience abroad impacted her study and career choices. Tell us about your journalism internship in Cape Town. What was the best part of your experience abroad? […]

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How my internship in Buenos Aires help land me a job at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Sara Valles is about to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. After her graduation, she’s got a job lined up at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where she’ll work as an Inside Sales Account Manager. Did Sara’s internship in Buenos Aires help boost her resumé and provide […]

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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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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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Alumni Interview: Mariam Said, Dublin Architecture Intern

Armed with a degree in Architecture, Mariam began an internship at an architecture firm in Dublin in the Spring of 2016. During her 8 month long internship she mastered a new design software, worked on impressive projects, and saw first-hand how a small architecture firm is run. She also fell in love with Ireland and the friendly people of […]

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