November Blessings

My previous blogs for September and October, which detailed my arrival in Paris and my trainee-ship at UNESCO, were quite verbose. I have, therefore, decided for this third post to be a picture blog in chronological order. Side note: while we were still studying at Penn in Philadelphia, we would try and come up with instagram and twitter hashtags for IEDP (International Educational Development Program), … Continue reading November Blessings

Present and Possible Futures, a Parisian outlook

Right before departing for my internship, I had a sudden realization of how Bilbo Baggins felt- wanting to sip tea and have second breakfasts at home but eventually being swept off to the grandest, most unwarranted, rewarding and life-altering adventure of his life. Okay, I did exaggerate here. Truth be told, I had found so much comfort and ease in Canada in the month of … Continue reading Present and Possible Futures, a Parisian outlook

Humans of the OECD

While I love sharing my experience here at the OECD, I understand that each intern who comes here experiences things a bit differently. You’ll work on different projects, with different people, and on different teams. In order to give you a more comprehensive taste of intern experience here, I collected some data (woohoo!!!). I asked a few other interns from across the OECD to weigh … Continue reading Humans of the OECD

Projects & Platforms & Programmes, Oh my!

Hallo! As promised, I wanted to provide a snapshot of the projects I’ve been working on this summer!* *Note: We are trying to spread awareness about our projects and platforms in order to engage as many people as possible. For this reason, I’m openly sharing what we’ve been up to! Other organizations may have different policies about this. Something to keep in mind if you … Continue reading Projects & Platforms & Programmes, Oh my!

Adieu Paris!

Thankfully, le ville chaleur has cooled down really quickly, and the temperature was very soon reinstated. As with any other experiences, last weeks of the internship were times of pressure and rush. But in very positive manner! I felt pressured to explore the city as much as possible to make sure I’m not missing out on cool experiences that Paris can provide. And therefore, I … Continue reading Adieu Paris!