Tag Archives: internship

JCC Spain Immersion

Finding and Maintaining Immersion

¡Hola from la beautiful ciudad of Valladolid!  These primera few semanas han been increíble. That greeting probably makes no sense to most people, but I’ll get to that in a…

You can take the girl out of Salamanca … or not

It’s been more than two weeks since I started living and interning in Valladolid, Spain. I know the city well enough to run by myself now and to be independent…

¡Hola desde Valladolid!

Today marks one week since I arrived in Spain and began my five week adventure in Spain. This first week has passed so quickly, as I’ve been preoccupied with getting…

London skyline

The Best Things in Life/London are Free

Well, it is officially spring break for the Foundation for International Education in London, which also means that the semester is now half over. To say that the semester is…

The Best of Barcelona and more!

Love at first sight must be real because I fell in love with Barcelona the first day I got there. I went to Barcelona with the intention to see my…

boys working on craft

Learning to Teach

I don’t know about you, but my June was pretty great! It was spent with great people, great culture, and a GREAT internship. The impetus for my journey to Spain…

Life in America after Interning Abroad

I felt pretty strange as I boarded the first plane of our three-legged journey back home. I wasn’t immediately upset, but I felt a little empty inside. Chengdu had carved…

Claudia and others dressed as Disney characters

“In Every Job that Must be Done, There is an Element of Fun.”

My job has truly been a blessing. As much as I dream of becoming Tiana, which I clearly cannot do, or becoming a step sister, I would not trade my…

Taylor sitting on bench, surrounded by flowers, in London

A Trendy Internship and Some English Tea on the Side

I was sitting in a Starbucks, clad in black slacks and a blazer, sipping a grande mocha. I had an essay due the following morning and was two pages in,…

Mickey Pretzel; Claudia hugs family

“Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.”

Birthdays at Disney Thousands of guests visit Walt Disney World or Disneyland for their birthday, and we cast members (CM) make that day magical. CMs try to make each birthday…