Tag archive for internships

Coping with Post-Abroad Depression

Before I left to study abroad in Florence, Italy, I remember assuring myself: “It’s only 113 days, I’m sure it will go by fast.”  I said this HOPING it would go by fast and that I would be back home with my family, friends and beloved Perfecto’s…

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A new home & first step to becoming an Italian professional

After two weeks that seemed like two days, it was finally time to say goodbye to our temporary home at Hotel La Residenza and to say hello to a new one!  Most importantly, it was time to say hello to our new next door neighbor-…

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Interning in L.A.: Outside Entertainment

For the first time, two Stonehill students in the L.A. program accepted positions outside the field of entertainment, and are interning at Make-A-Wish Los Angeles. Below, Christina and Amy discuss the satisfaction of working for an organization committed to serving others and the pitfalls of…

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Arrivederci! Let the Florence Adventures Begin!

Studying abroad in Italy was something I had dreamed of for as long as I could remember, but always seemed so far off into the future.  Before I knew it, my bags were packed, final goodbyes were said, and it was off to Logan Airport…

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Visiting Malibu & The Getty

This weekend was supposed to be an exciting weekend. I was supposed to see my parents, and more importantly see my dad after his surgery. Also, I was going to go to Disneyland. Due to the hurricane my parents’ flight got canceled, and so did…

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L.A. & Basketball

Basketball has always been a part of me. I played as a kid and loved everything about it. My dream, like most children of my time, was to be “Like Mike.” I eventually stopped playing (I sat the bench during practice) and started watching. I…

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LA Internship 2012: Stonehill’s L.A. Community

Yesterday, L.A. intern Sean Racine shared his thoughts about the “Stonehill community”; today, Catie Medeiros provides her perspective on what it means to be part of this growing network of west coast alums.-RL Earlier this week I sat down to pick out my classes for…

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