Our Intern's Stories

Katja Turck: Intern Interview Project

In 2005, Katja Turck, a German native from Cologne, was studying Communication Science and International Relations at a university in Italy. Being mostly within the mono-culture of that country, she decided to join an international summer school in France to switch up the environment a little. Katja spent two weeks of...

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Victor Khlistunov: Intern Interview Project

Victor Khlistunov acquired a “Bachelor of Arts” majoring in linguistics and translation in Volgograd, Russia, and started his current master’s degree studies at the University of Vaasa in 2016. Since his program was transferred to Jyväskylä, this is his second year in Central Finland. Victor read about George Simons in...

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Marta Nowicka: Intern Interview Project

In May 1994, Marta was studying Business Management and Marketing at Warsaw University. During his time there, George held a facilitation of one of his games, which Marta attended and, consequentially, they exchanged contacts. The next letter she received was an invitation. Marta became a trainee at George Simons International in USA for 6 months.

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Vanessa Landry Claverie: Intern Interview Project

Vanessa Landry Claverie started working with George Simons International in June 2006 - she got in touch with George through a mutual colleague when searching for a place to complete her internship. At that time, she had been doing Intercultural Negotiation studies at the University in Rennes, France.

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Malati Marlene Shinazy, MEd: Intern Interview Project

This summer, diversophy® interns are working on a new project. We are reaching out to people who did their practical training at George Simons International in the past, with the goal of learning about- and from their experiences. The first intern that we reached was Malati Marlene Shinazy, MEd.

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