From September 2017 to July 2018, 5th IDS Co-op Student, Astrid Galvez Ciani, conducted her placement in Turrialba, Costa Rica with The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE).
From June 2017 to April 2018, Shruti completed her placement in Nairobi, Kenya. Shruti’s interest in global education motivated her to secure a placement with the Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning (TL_net) at Aga Khan University (AKU).
Haai! (Hi!) My name is Amber. (My name is Amber.) Ek gaan na Suid-Afrika toe. (I am going to South Africa.) Ok, I have already run out of my Afrikaans vocabularies.
Hello! My name is Astrid and this September I will be going to Turrialba, Costa Rica to do an internship with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) for 10 months.
Hello everyone! My name is Borrsha and my co-op placement is in Lira, Uganda for the span of 10 months as an intern with an organization called Children of Hope Uganda (COHU).
Hello, my name is Carolyn Grandy and I am very excited to be doing my Co-op placement for 6 months in Quito, Ecuador and 2 months in Toronto with World Vision!
Hi everyone! My name is Claire Tincombe and my co-op placement is taking me to the beautiful Northwest Territories where I will be working for 10-months with high school students as an eLearning Classroom Monitor.
Hi everyone! My name is Emma Kerr, and I will be traveling to Sri Lanka with Students Without Borders for an 11 month work term. While I'm there, I will be working at the University of Vocational Technology (UNIVOTEC) in Ratmalana.
My name is Saman. My placement country is India. My organization is the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS). I was hired as an intern.
Hello everyone. My name is Shruti Anandan and I will be pursuing my Co-op with Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya. I will be working as a Research Assistant for the Network of Teaching and Learning (TL) and Quality Assurance and Improvement (QAI).
As I write this, I can see the coastline of my home island, framed below by evergreen trees and, above, the Olympic mountains. The ocean has always been home to me, both literally and figuratively.
My name is Gregory Allen and I am very excited to have the opportunity to work in Swaziland over a span of 10 months as a marketing officer and administrative assistant for three partnered organizations known as Swaziland Fair Trade (SWIFT), the Canadi
My name is Steven Chang, I will be completing my 4th year IDS co-op placement in Accra, Ghana with the World University Services of Canada (WUSC). Specifically, I will be working on the West African Governance and Economic Sustainability in Extractive Areas (WAGES) program as a ‘Green Economy Advisor from July, 2017 to July, 2018.
It’s funny - in an absurd, interesting way - where I’ll be going to placement is such a mix of the familiar and unknown.
Working as a Business Communication Skills Officer, Kyla was involved from September 2017 to May 2018 with the Institute for Development of Community Strengths (INDECOS) in Matara, Sri Lanka.
From July 2017 to May 2018, Jianan interned with Natural Justice in Cape Town, South Africa. She assisted in the work of the Climate Change Program and Governance of Lands and Natural Resources Program.