Tips for Finding an Internship in the Developing World

An internship abroad can be one of the rewarding experience of your life. However, with so many choices available, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to start. Here are a few suggestions: 1) Focus Your Search – There are thousands of opportunities to get involved with organizations in the developing world. First, consider narrowing your […]

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Grameen Bank Internship

Bangladesh was a country I took for granted, not realizing its raw beauty while I was there. It was an internship that drew me to Dhaka, the country’s capital and one of the world’s most densely populated cities. A United States-based marketing internship would have made better strategic sense for my resume. However, I wanted […]

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Alfa Male: For Dad (1946 – 2011)

Originally Published in Fall of 2010 My father has never asked for much, with the exception of numerous subtle hints about finding his first car. Over the years I have learned that this car was not just any automobile. To those who appreciate superb Italian performance, the Alfa Romeo is a legend in the automobile […]

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Faces of Need

In recent travels, I have become increasingly aware of the notion of “giving back.” It may take the form of staying in an eco-friendly lodge in Costa Rica, leaving a generous tip for a porter on a trekking expedition, or simply sharing travel stories with the owner of a Swiss health food store. The common […]

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Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

This is not an easy post for me. What do you do when the subject of a very personal post has passed away? In this case, the “he” is my father. I suppose I should edit it to reflect that my father was, not is. “Dad was such a fighter…” But is that harsh? What […]

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