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Maya Wilson – Blog 2: Wherever you go, there you are

My first month in Bangkok is rapidly coming to a close. I’m not sure how to feel. It seems impossible that I only have five of these one month periods left, yet five more months also seems like an unimaginably… Continue Reading →

Arianna King – Blog 2: Stretching Out in KL

It has been a little under a month in Kuala Lumpur, and the days have remained full. I have had the privilege of coming here with Faaiza, a returning intern, and as such has skipped the possible anxieties of travelling… Continue Reading →

Ana Mara – Blog 2: A Love Letter to the Beginning

The end of May has rushed me–I didn’t notice the wind catching the sails until we were flying–and I suppose that’s the way it always goes. Soon it will be a full month since I landed in Jakarta. Six of… Continue Reading →

Carly Egan – Blog 2: Adjusting to life in Bangkok

Wow, I can’t believe I’ve already been living in Bangkok for a month. When I think back to my final few days in Victoria, it feels so far away. I’ve truly settled into life here in the city. Before I… Continue Reading →

Kailey McCormack – Blog 2: Settling In

In late January, I stumbled across a UVic Instagram reel documenting Faaiza’s experience as an intern at MSRI. I knew then I had to apply to the program and I am so grateful I did. Little did I know 4… Continue Reading →

Alejandro Agustines – Blog 2: Familiarity and Surprises

I was looking forward to the heat. I grew up in the Philippines, and heat reminds me of where my roots will always be. I am also a native trees nerd, so was excited at the prospect of being around… Continue Reading →

Julia Hockey – Blog 1: Getting excited about Japan!

Hello everyone! Maya Wilson has interviewed me regarding my upcoming internship in Ehime University in Matsuyama Japan where I will be working on disaster prevention protocols. Maya is headed to Bangkok, Thailand to work with GATTW within the next week and… Continue Reading →

Kailey McCormack – Blog 1: Introducing Myself

Hi! This is my interview with Emma about my internship with MSRI in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Alejandro Agustines – Blog 1: Introductory Interview with Marcus!

Hello! It’s Alejandro. I’m one of the CAPI Interns for 2024, going to Jakarta Indonesia to work with CIPS! For this first blog post, I interviewed fellow intern Marcus Hougaard, who’s going to Kota Kinabalu in Borneo (part of Malaysia)… Continue Reading →

Carly Egan – Blog 1: Introductory Interview

Hello! My name is Carly Egan, I am a third-year History and Global Development student going to Bangkok to work with the Global Alliance Against Traffick in Women for 6 months in May 2024! My fellow CAPI intern Lauren is… Continue Reading →

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