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Intercultural Studies Blog

“Ireland. Here I am. Here you are. Is this all real?”

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ellianna is a third-year Intercultural Studies student who’s originally from Wisconsin. Her internship led her unexpectedly to Ireland. She wrote this post reflecting on her cross-cultural experience so far. Ireland Here I am Here you are Is this all real? Forever rolling green hills Forever supply of grazing sheep Forever beautiful accents Cold rain Cloudy … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories

Where will you go?

Thursday, October 19, 2017

What do Vietnam, Moldova, Nepal, Macedonia, Czech Republic, Cambodia, Austria, India, Uganda, Thailand, Burma, Morocco, Turkey, Mexico, Portugal, Ireland, Jordan, Guatemala, Philippines, Costa Rica, Indonesia, France, Peru and Korea share in common? At least one intercultural studies student has completed an 8-12 month internship in every one of these countries during the past 5 years! … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories

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

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized