Internship Stories

Matt Podolak – Envision Consulting, Amman, Jordan

See, it snows everywhere, not just here
Amman in the Snow
Photo: Matt Podolak

My internship for Envision Consulting was arranged by Amideast, the academic program that I was participating in during my fall semester in Jordan. The internship was actually part of a course being offered, but I opted not to receive credit for the course, and instead volunteered my time at the consultancy in order to remain busy during the semester. Continue Reading

Miebi Ifie – Global Mamas

Miebi Ifie hosts a Global Mamas training session
Miebi Ifie hosting a training session
Source: Miebi Ifie

During the summer of 2013, Ms. Miebi Ifie, a dual-degree student in international relations worked in Ghana with Global Mamas as a capacity building and social networking intern.

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Syracuse University Students Feature As NextGen Aid Workers

Each summer for the past several years, Syracuse University students have participated in the seminar program, “Current Issues in African Migration,” jointly offered by the International Organization for Migration and SU Abroad.  As part of this project in the summer of 2013, international relations graduate student Benjamin Albert was profiled by IOM’s blog as part of the Next Generation of Aid Workers. Continue Reading

Michele Cantos – Implementation Support Unit of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

Michele Cantos (right) as ISU Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand
Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan and Michele Cantos (right)
Photo: Implementation Support Unit of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

As a part of this year’s Geneva Summer Practicum, myself and 6 other Maxwell  students traveled to Geneva, Switzerland for full-time accredited internships with international organizations such as the International Organization for Migration, UNICEF,  and, in my case, the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention’s Implementation Support Unit (ISU).

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