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 of a country’s culture is…

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7 reasons to do an internship in South America

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  Wondering what it’s like to do an internship in South America?  Ginna, a student at UNC Chapel Hill and an alumna of The Intern Group’s Colombia program recommends the following 7 reasons to do an internship in Colombia.  1. The country is wonderful This is a city that is innovative, growing, rich in culture,…

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4 breathtaking Colombian destinations you have to see

Why travel to Colombia? Because it is a beautiful country. It is one of the world’s 17 mega-diverse countries, houses more orchid species than any other country on the planet and has made it onto the UNESCO World Heritage list on eight different occasions. These enticing, interesting facts suggest that a country is worth a…

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The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Backpacking Colombia

“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton Colombia is a country that will speak to anyone’s imagination, even to those who know very little about this South American nation. When I chose Medellín as my ideal city for an internship, I made a point…

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