It’s been lovely completing this program with EPA – there is much to reflect on. I began my time here in May for a summer internship in the research department of an organization called Education International, one day after I graduated university in Boston, Massachusetts. I arrived with little knowledge of Global Advocacy. I arrived … Continue reading International Advocacy in Brussels
I was presented with a dilemma about ten months ago. I was a junior in the flux of fall semester embarking in her first strides of quiet reassurance as an upperclassman. I was older and wiser now- I needed to have the air that I always knew what I was doing. However, I hit a … Continue reading The One with the Truth About London
This summer I am interning in Brussels, Belgium at the European Parliament. As an International Relations major and French minor, I could not have asked for a more fitting location and internship. I am working for Bill Etheridge, an MEP (Member of European Parliament) from the United Kingdom. At the office, I have researched a … Continue reading Discovering My True Passions: The Europe Edition
Many might see the European Union as just one big law-making machine. We have all heard of the European Union but can’t place a name or face to the institution. Well, interning inside the European Parliament has given me several names to associate with this mega union. There are several people behind the scenes who … Continue reading Inside the European Parliament
EPA Internships in Brussels, Belgium, clarified my future goals and gave me the resources to pursue them. Outside of the incredible internship placement however, the best part of this program is the wide variety of opportunities it allows. Having spent my fall semester in a more traditional study abroad program to better my French, I … Continue reading Endless Opportunities in Brussels
Even with a large down coat, I was unprepared for the winter months of Edinburgh, Scotland. Coming from the south, my idea of cold is slightly different than the Scottish cold. However, at the end of my time here, I am actually sad to be packing my coat and saying goodbye to my morning walks … Continue reading Cheers, to Scotland!
This post is borrowed from the EPA Brussels testimonials blog. My study abroad experience in Brussels, Belgium far exceeded my expectations. Prior to going abroad I conducted hours and days and weeks of research about what to bring, what to expect, and how to act in Europe. I was mostly hesitant about my internship at the … Continue reading Exciting Times in European Parliament