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Scholarship Series: 7 of my favorite things to do in Colombia

Global Leadership Grant winner Lorena Reis spent her summer interning abroad in Colombia after receiving one of The Intern Group’s scholarships. Here are her favorite highlights and recommended things to do in Colombia. 1. My internship Of course, one of my favorite things to do in Colombia was my internship.…

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Scholarship Series: 7 reasons I had the best time in Australia

Interning with The Intern Group is by far one of the best decisions I have ever made. I gained valuable work experience and also had the opportunity to embark on the experience of a lifetime in a different culture. As a member of The Intern Group Australia, I now have…

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Scholarship Series: 7 reasons to go to Australia

NSHSS scholarship winner Julia Vachon is interning abroad in Melbourne with The Intern Group this summer. Read about her 7 reasons to go to Australia.    Anyone who has spent time overseas studying or interning will tell you one thing: do it. You’ve heard it from your parents, your teachers,…

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Scholarship Series: 7 reasons to visit Colombia

  2018 Global Leadership Grant winner Lorena Reis has recently arrived in Medellin to do her international internship with The Intern Group. Here are 7 reasons to visit Colombia, based on her experiences so far:   1. The food is amazing The food is fresh, savory, and delicious. So much…

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Scholarship Series: Daniel’s recap of his foreign policy internship

  For my experience with The Intern Group, I completed a foreign policy internship with a data analysis company called Northraine in Richmond, Melbourne. My mentor was Martin Kemka, the company’s co-founder, as well as the co-founder of WeTeachMe, a startup which links professionals with learners in locally organized classes…

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Scholarship Series: Hiwot on how to pack for Hong Kong

  When I started getting ready for my journey I think I stared at my suitcase for a good solid minute trying to decide how to pack for Hong Kong. Well, I’m here now and learned my lesson. I have jotted down some tips that might be of help.  …

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Scholarship Series: Tyler’s tips for interns living in South America

  1. Be Open If you are thinking about going on an international internship to experience living in South America, you need to be prepared for the cultural differences, and to a large extent that requires you to be open. For example, I am from Nairobi, Kenya, and if someone…

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Scholarship Series: 3 life lessons Hiwot learned after a week at her internship in Hong Kong

  It’s been exactly a week since I came to Hong Kong for my internship. I’m already certain that this is one of the best decisions of my life. These are a few Hong Kong expat life lessons I’ve already learned from the past 8 days.   1. Nothing good…

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Scholarship Series: Kylie’s guide to food and fun on a budget in Madrid

  I came to Madrid pretty blind. I had done very little research. I didn’t have a bucket list of things to do. Everywhere I went was on the suggestions of others in Madrid or by stumbling upon them. There is just so much to do that it is a…

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