Stories from the field

Author Maeve Milligan

Dear Reader,
My name is Maeve, and I'm a third year student at UVic. I'll be spending the next six months working with the Centre for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) in Jakarta, Indonesia. On this blog I'll be sharing my adventures, discussing what I've learnt and unlearnt, and posting some exciting photos of Jakarta. I'm looking forward to sharing my experiences and thoughts with you, and hope you'll join me on my journey of learning.

Maeve Milligan – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

If I could sum up my internship in a word…. Well, I wouldn’t. Even if there were a word to describe the learning, the struggles, the joy and the hardship I experienced over the last seven months, it wouldn’t be… Continue Reading →

Maeve Milligan – Blog 4: All the Little Things

I’m a dog person. I like big wet kisses and that funny kind of smile dogs give you when you rub their tummies. Growing up with a dog it just felt natural to have a big furry companion in my… Continue Reading →

Maeve Milligan – Blog 3: Finding Home

There are questions people always ask when you’re abroad.              Where are you from?             What are you doing here?             How long will you be here for?  Etc, etc….             After a while you get so used to these questions that you start… Continue Reading →

Maeve Milligan – Blog 2: Come What May…. Cameras, Cats, and Ayam Bakar

What to write, ah, what to write? How does one go about summing up their experiences working in a foreign country in a blog post? Should I talk about the heat, how the air-conditioner at work only kind of works… Continue Reading →

Maeve Milligan – Blog Post 1: Introductory Podcast

Hello Everyone! Thank you for stopping by to listen to my first podcast. In this podcast my fellow CIPS intern Jemma interviews me a few days before departure to discuss how I’m feeling about my internship and what I’m looking… Continue Reading →

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