IAESTE Colombia's Newsletter N°. 2


Daniela Abdelnur
Origin country: Colombia
University: Corporación Universitaria Empresarial Alexander von Humboldt
Employer: Hebron S.A

"For me, the experience of this internship in Barcelona has been wonderful because I have been able to be in contact with different cultures and interact with people from many countries around the world. These months have been a big opportunity to learn about professional and personal aspects. I have been able to make new friends and visit new places in Europe.

In only 4 months I have lived experiences, with unique and inequable moments, despite of having just few months left; I know that will live more of these. I want to thanks for all of it to IAESTE and my university too for make this possible.”


Perla Ramírez 
Origin country: Mexico
University: Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Poza Rica.
Employer: Universidad EAFIT

"I am doing my internship at the Universidad EAFIT, in a research group called GEMI, in the department of Mechanical Engineering. This experience in Colombia has been great.

I have been here in Medellin for a month and fortunately I feel very well. The Universidad EAFIT has made me feel comfortable, they give me the support and unconditional help that I need. This country is really beautiful, with amazing natural landscapes and it has a really interesting culture. ¡I feel in love with Colombia! Thank you so much to IAESTE for all the support!.".


Last monday 9th of November, IAESTE Colombia participated in the first "International Info Day" organized by the Universidad del Valle, in order to share with students the options they have to carry out paid internships abroad through the program IAESTE. During the day the socialization was made with students from some of the careers offered by this university like Engineering, Social Communication & Journalism, Marketing, Business Administration and Foreign Trade.

Also, on the day following at the Universidad Javeriana de Cali, an activity was done, where besides to socialize the internship program, were given consultancy of the selection process, taking into account the processing of application forms, motivation letters, curriculum vitae and other requirements needed to implement a practice abroad; This was done in order to achieve more effectiveness and efficiency through the process of nomination by 2016. We want to give special thanks to Universidad del Valle and the Universidad Javeriana de Cali for the invitation accorded to IAESTE Colombia.

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