Stories from the field

category Malaysia

Caleb Catto – Blog 3: We’re all outsiders

I haven’t fallen in love with Malaysia yet? And I think I know why. I’m an outsider here, and moreover, everyone I know in Malaysia are also outsiders. An outsider surrounded by outsiders. We’re all just in a place between… Continue Reading →

Elly Thompson – Blog 3: Is Unproductivity the New Productivity?

Have you ever found yourself in the early stages of a new friendship or relationship where you’re asking the age-old, interview-like get-to-know-you questions, when you get asked, “what do you like to do in your free time?” Do you, like… Continue Reading →

Elly Thompson – Blog 2: Diary of a Wimpy Blogger

I’m not much of a blogger – or at least, I’ve not done much (read: any) blogging up until this very moment in my life. Journaling, sure, but it’s another step to write down your thoughts and experiences, then post… Continue Reading →

Elly Thompson – Blog 1: Introduction

Meet 2022 CAPI intern Elly Thompson, interviewed by fellow intern Jennifer Janssen

Caleb Catto – Blog 1: Introduction

Meet 2022 CAPI intern Caleb Catto, interviewed by fellow intern Keiran Ellis 🎵 I’m good at wasting timeI think lyrics need to rhymeAnd you’re not askingBut I’m tryna grow a mustache 🎵 I really like itWhen the moon looks like… Continue Reading →

Hayley Dwyer – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Hello! congratulations to you all, super exciting times ahead! I hope you are feeling all the feels and looking forward to your journey.  I want to start by saying that it is natural to form pre-constructed ideas about your placement… Continue Reading →

Tracy Hampton – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Congratulations! I welcome you to embrace everything that comes at you with an open heart and an open mind. The entire experience – the application process, the interview, pre-departure training, in some ways even the internship – will begin and… Continue Reading →

Selina Powszedny – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern

Dear future intern/risk-taker/food-eater/traveler/ongoing-learner/stray-cat-petter/friend-out-of-stranger-maker, To be honest, before leaving Canada, I did not put excessive thought into the internship and living in Malaysia. I was busy writing papers for classes, working, and spending time with friends before we parted ways for… Continue Reading →

Selina Powszedny – Blog 4: Resilience and Sustainability and the Anthropocene (Oh My!)

Resilience & Sustainability Resilience; the ability to recover after pressure or a hardship. I personally like to think of resilience as pushing through and thriving. My favourite definition of sustainability comes from Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s interview with Naomi Klein for… Continue Reading →

Tracy Hampton – Blog 4: All Over the Place

There are so many things rushing through my head every second of every day. Some of these thoughts are positive, some of these thoughts encourage me to be a better person, some of these thoughts are critical, and some of… Continue Reading →

« Older posts

© 2022 CAPI Intern Blogs — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑