While on an internship as a Social Impact Consultant in Peru, Joseph had the opportunity to hike the Inca Trail and capture this amazing photo with the peak of Machu Picchu in the background.
Joseph Deane, Global and International Studies, Emzingo, Peru
While on an internship with Uniterra in Peru, Cara had the opportunity to meet with local cocoa farmers to inform them about upcoming workshops and events offered through her placement organization. The workshops were to inform local farmers on ways to improve their quality and production.
Cara Goodman, Global and International Studies, Uniterra, Peru
While completing an internship at a social entrepreneurship organization in Madrid Spain, Aynsley had the opportunity to make a quick weekend trip to Seville. The photo above was taken at the famous Plaza de Espana.
Aynsley Persad, Global and International Studies, The Intern Group, Spain
While on an internship in Costa Rica, Isobel had the opportunity to participate in the San Jose Pride Parade.
Isobel Aubin, Global and International Studies, Global Experiences, Costa Rica
“Exploring a new culture for 3 months while feeling the impact an organization can make in a developing country is truly remarkable. I gained contacts from all over East Africa in my direct field of study as well as more than relevant work experience. My placement taught me valuable life lessons and made me feel comfortable in a professional setting.”
Kayley Lenders, Global and International Studies, Insight Global Education, Uganda
While interning as an Entrepreneurship Officer in Guatemala, Sydney had the unique opportunity to roast marshmallows over the hot volcanic rocks after hiking to the top of Volcan Pacaya.
Sydney Beishuizen, Global and International Studies, Uniterra, Guatemala
As a Soft Skills Training Officer with Uniterra, Sarah had the opportunity to take part in a cultural exchange program with the Hue Tourism College and their partner college in Thailand. While there, Sarah learned both Thai and Vietnamese style dances with locals.
Sarah Pledge Dickson, Global and International Studies, Uniterra, Vietnam
“Being a Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs in Washington D.C. has given me the chance to apply the skills attained as a BGInS student within a practical work environment. Skills such as writing, editing, researching, and engaging in debate with prominent policymakers has allowed me to garner a greater understanding of how a non-governmental organization functions.”
Sheldon Birkett, Global and International Studies, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Washington, D.C.
BGInS student, Sahana, experienced the monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, while on an internship as a Legal Intern with the Academic Internship Council.
Sahana Kapur, Global and International Studies, Academic Internship Council, India