Cultural competence all around

This past weekend, I’ve come back from adventuring around more of Ireland. Although I’ve been here for nearly two months, the country’s landscape and even Dublin city is still just as amazing as on the first day. One thing I can’t get over is the greenery. There is an insane amount of greenery basically everywhere…

Final Reflection Blog on Dublin Experience

After being home for about two weeks now I have begun to reflect on my time spent abroad in Ireland. My internship at Dublin City University Business School was the first time I was able to apply some of the skills I gained in college to the workplace. It is also the first job where…

My Time in Dublin

My time in Dublin taught me a lot about a wide variety of different things. I got to experience a bunch of different cultures, I got to spend time in an office, and I got to experience what it was like going out on my own for the first time (in a much different sense…

A Reflection on Dublin

I have now been home for about two weeks, and I miss Dublin more and more every day. The experiences that I had, both professional and others, I will carry with me for the rest of my life. Professionaly, I feel like I have learned so much that will be useful later on in my…

The Best Summer of My Life

I could not have been more grateful and fortunate for such a wonderful experience. Never in my life did I fathom I would be studying abroad, no less in Ireland. I can still remember being in the airplane heading off to Dublin and fully realizing that I truly was going to Ireland to start work…

Ireland in the rear view mirror

My two months in Ireland were spent not only doing the duties involved in my internship, but also experiencing the culture and lifestyle of a different country. I spent 6 hours of each workday doing statistical analyses and expanding my professional skills. After I was let off from work, I would randomly walk around the…

Forever Missing Dublin

I’ve now been back home and settled from Dublin for one week. Being home with no job, I’ve grown more bored than I realized I could. When I’m taking classes and am in the dead of the semester, I’d give anything to have absolutely no responsibilities, but now I’m realizing I oddly prefer to be…

Thanks A Million Dublin

There are many aspects of my time in Dublin that I am excited to carry with me throughout the rest of my life. Growth is inevitable when you go abroad, and I’m excited to share my thoughts on how this opportunity shaped me. Professionally, I learned a lot about LinkedIn and other various professional websites…

Remember Dublin?

Well, I’ve returned from Dublin and have settled back into my old routine pre-departure. Looking back on my time in Ireland, it felt like I was living a different life. I went from living and working in the city and traveling around Ireland on weekends to going right back to my job at Target and…