Learning what I didn’t know I didn’t know

Now that I’ve officially been in Dublin for a full month, I really feel like I can look back at the beginning of the program and see how much I’ve developed, in both a professional and a personal sense. Over the past couple of days, I’ve had some Zoom meetings for the clubs and organizations…

Flexibility and Finding the Right Words

Now that I’ve reached the halfway point of my International Internship experience, it’s really interesting to look back on everything I’ve done. It’s even more interesting to think about everything else that will happen in these final four weeks. Considering how much has happened and how many new things I’ve experienced in these past four…

Book Launches and Benchmarks

I know I’ve said it before in a previous post, but I can’t believe that it’s already (and only) Week 3 of my intern abroad experience. This week is a pretty exciting one in the world of books and publishing, because this week (and specifically June 16th) is the celebration of Bloomsday and the centennial…

Questions? Just Ask

Even though this work week was a four-day week instead of a five-day week in Ireland, it definitely felt like a full week. I’m enjoying my internship so far, but as with any change, it takes some time to adjust to a new schedule. It has also been interesting to notice how much happens during…

Inside Airports and Industries in Dublin

To start this post with a quick update about how the program is going so far: the first week here in Dublin has felt like an entire three weeks already and like the blink of an eye. It’s hard to believe that exactly a week ago, I was waiting for my plane at JFK Airport….

And Now, Without Further Ado …

Hi Everyone! I’m Annabeth Collis, and I’m a rising senior at Pitt. I’m majoring in English Literature, minoring in Creative Writing, and receiving a certificate in Children’s Literature. I’m originally from Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is in Western New York – pretty much as far as you can get from New York City while still…