Category Archives: Internship

Interning in D.C.: Thinking Globally

This summer in Washington, D.C. has been a whirlwind of experiences with both highs and lows, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything else. My internship at a think-tank has allowed me to consider many of the latest ideas and … Continue reading

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The Funeral

We bounced down a dirt road, the driver navigating around potholes so big they threatened to swallow our van whole. We turned off onto an even narrower road with steep sides giving way to flooded rice fields. I could hear … Continue reading

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Putting On The Suit

“¿Entiendes?” It’s one of the most common questions you hear as a non-native speaker in a room full of Spanish speakers. “Do you understand?” As somebody who has studied Spanish since the age of seven, and lived in Argentina for … Continue reading

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An Ecuadorian Adventure

I was on a bus tour in Cuenca, Ecuador and I didn’t have my camera. Frustrated with my perpetual forgetfulness, I sat on the top level of the double decker bus, irritably watching the sun nestle into the mountains peppered with … Continue reading

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Volunteering Ireland Internship

July, 2012 As the rain quietly fell onto the windowsill I sat perched on the leather couch in grey sweatpants, a thick sweater, wool socks, my black beanie hat, and a scarf. It was the beginning of July. The forty-five … Continue reading

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Dublin City University Internship

It took me about two weeks to get used to the weather here in Ireland.  I swear it has been colder since I arrived this summer than most of the winter was in Williamsburg.  When I first landed I was … Continue reading

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