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Intercultural Studies Blog

Worldwide Internship Adventures: Ups, Downs, & Big Lessons

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Third-year Intercultural Studies students at Columbia have the amazing opportunity to spend eight months on a cross-cultural internship in a country of their choice. Oh the places they go! As far away as Cambodia and as close as Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. They come back with incredible stories and first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to … Read More

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Grasshoppers, Babies, and Joy

Monday, December 12, 2016

Sarah Rozendal is in Uganda on her third-year Intercultural Studies internship and she is learning a ton about the Ugandan people, drawing love and joy from God, and taking care of adorable orphanage babies. You can read her original post and follow along in her experiences at https://sarahrozendal.wordpress.com/  It has been awhile since my last blog … Read More

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Sarah & Jessica: How We’re Adjusting to Life in Uganda

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jessica Funk and Sarah Rozendal are ICS students who have just started their third-year internships working with Watoto Ministries in Uganda, Africa. Here’s a fun look at how they’re adjusting to all the differences – little and big – between life here in BC and life in Uganda. Our first few weeks in Uganda! With … Read More

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There’s Been A Change Of Plans

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Allison Schneck is a 3rd year Intercultural Studies student who is interning in Guadalajara, Mexico with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference (Ascend program).  Allison is working alongside long-term missionaries in Guadalajara and is focused on language learning, culture learning and relationship building.     There’s been a change of plans. At the beginning of February, I went … Read More

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Intercultural Studies Internship – Reflections on Living in Thailand

Monday, February 15, 2016

  Kevin Atsma is in his 3rd year of study at Columbia.  He is currently living in Thailand while on his Intercultural Studies cross-cultural internship.  Kevin is based in Chachoengsao along with his MB Mission TREK team.     It has been an incredible journey thus far in Thailand, so here is an update on what’s been … Read More

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