The Intern Group’s Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners

Read and watch our scholarship winners experience life abroad through an international internship.

Paula, 2016 TIG Scholarship Winner

Paula is one of our 2016 TIG Scholarship winners. Paula studied at INSPER and interned in Melbourne, Australia in the field of International Business. Originally from Brazil, Paula had the time of her life ‘Down Under’ where she made friends from all over the world. Over the course of her 6 week internship, she fell in love with Melbourne and developed professionally at MMC Group, an organizational advice consultancy company. Paula is grateful for her experience as it inspired her to travel more and progress in her career..

José, 2016 TIG Scholarship Winner

Jose is the 2016 winner of a TIG scholarship to Colombia. He is a rising senior at Arizona State University and is currently pursuing a degree in Urban Planning with a minor Chicano/a, Latino/a Transborder Studies. He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona where conversations about homelessness and immigration have always made a large majority of the population feel uncomfortable. Nonetheless, these two topics have always interested Jose and have played a significant role in the molding his my identity. With his degrees, Jose intends to make safer and better planned cities that will help alleviate the pain many feel from inadequately planned cities and poor-living conditions.

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Kaela, 2016 NSHSS Scholarship Winner

Kaela is a Marketing major who is minoring in International Business at Penn State University. She was also the recipient of the 2016 NSHSS Scholarship to intern in Spain. As a child, Kaela lived in New York, then moved to Pennsylvania and has been there ever since. Prior to her internship in Spain with The Intern Group, she had never been anywhere outside of the continental US. Kaela traveled all around Europe after her six week internship at a Madrid based advertising agency called WON(D)ER. She is forever grateful for The Intern Group’s scholarship as it has allowed her to develop in such an incredible way, make lifelong friends, and share her experience with everyone back at home.

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Paula, 2016 TIG Scholarship Winner

Paula is one of our 2016 TIG Scholarship winners. Paula studied at INSPER and interned in Melbourne, Australia in the field of International Business. Originally from Brazil, Paula had the time of her life ‘Down Under’ where she made friends from all over the world. Over the course of her 6 week internship, she fell in love with Melbourne and developed professionally at MMC Group, an organizational advice consultancy company. Paula is grateful for her experience as it inspired her to travel more and progress in her career..

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Véronique, 2016 TIG Scholarship Winner

Véronique is the 2016 TIG scholarship recipient in London. She is currently going into her third year of studies for her Honours BSocSc in International Development and Globalization at the University of Ottawa in Canada. She has volunteered with the United Nations Association in Canada and published with UNAC, where her work was presented at COP 21 in Paris in December 2015 and has worked extensively within her community over the years through the notable local non-profit organization Orkidstra as a music mentor, the Operations Officer in a student-run grassroot local social enterprise REVEER. and many others. Her Venezuelan and Canadian ethnic background has fostered her interest in international development, international relations and international security and she hopes to pursue her studies within these fields since she believes that understanding the correlations and similarities of each of these fields may be the first step in finding a solution to global insecurity. She speaks English, French and Spanish.

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Anushree, 2016 TIG Scholarship Winner – Women’s Empowerment

Anushree completed the Madrid program as our 2016 TIG Scholarship – Women’s Empowerment winner after we recognized her desire to both empower impoverished women and work on an international scale. Originally from India, Anushree has a background in working with women’s groups and NGOs with the aim of educating rural Indian women. This made her perfect for her placement in an NGO in Madrid, where she spent 6 weeks relishing Spanish culture and gaining invaluable professional experience. Anushree is now pursuing an international masters degree in culture and hopes to progress further in the field of non-governmental aid work.

Luis, 2015 TIG Scholarship Winner

Luis is The Intern Group’s first scholarship recipient. He was born in the Dominican Republic and is a senior at Seton Hall University. He is studying a double major in Diplomacy and International Relations and Latin American Latino/Latina Studies. He speaks Spanish, English and French. He enjoys learning about other cultures and practicing foreign languages. His ultimate academic goal is to go to law school and excel, and afterwards become a compliance attorney. He is interested in U.S. Latino Literature as well as Latin American and Classic Spanish Literature. He is also interested in minority issues, particularly those involving matters of race and the Latino community.

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