Endless Opportunities in Brussels

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

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The Birds and Bonn: An Awesome Animal Conservation Internship

I participated in the Bonn internship program during the spring semester of 2015 and could not have been happier with my decision.  I knew I wanted to continue getting hands-on experience in the animal field, especially in zoos, and the very dedicated program director, Hartwig Prüßmann, worked tirelessly to make that possible.  He was able to … Continue reading The Birds and Bonn: An Awesome Animal Conservation Internship

My EPA Experience Opened the Door to My Current Career

My EPA Bonn Internship was in Fall 1998.  Unlike many of the other students in my internship group, this was my first-ever trip to Germany and not counting Canada it was only the second foreign country I had ever visited.  Two things were immediately apparent to me.  One, Germany was as beautiful a country as … Continue reading My EPA Experience Opened the Door to My Current Career

Educational Internship: It Does Exist (Sort of)

I am a senior majoring in American Sign Language and Psychology, and I'm in the GRADE program, so I'm also working on my Master's in Elementary Education. I am not generally a very adventurous person. I was perfectly content on campus and really had no desire to go abroad. Then I realized that I had … Continue reading Educational Internship: It Does Exist (Sort of)

Fantastic Fall in Bonn

I'm a University of Rochester student that participated in EPA Internships in Europe Fall 2015 in Bonn, Germany. I interned with the German Ministry of Health and took two courses: Art & Culture and German Political Science. These courses were one-on-one classes with my professors, and they included many excursions. I am so proud to … Continue reading Fantastic Fall in Bonn