Our Intern's Stories

Emily Auvinen

Emily Auvinen, Marketing Communications Manager at diversophy®, 2017 I was an active volunteer in my local California community as a young adult. In 2012, I had the opportunity to organize and participate in a community service and peace education project in Rwanda, Africa. As a teenager, I started working. By the time I was an adult had experienced being a waitress, caterer, event organizer, daycare assistant and office clerk. Never would I have imagined that I would be living a life abroad. After graduating high school early at age 17 and quitting my job, I left alone for a summer...

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Kim Dau: Intern Interview Project

Kim Dau is the creator of the @EaseJournal, a tool for helping individuals be at peace in a changing world while they explore and embrace life with a mindful vision and concrete actions, a project she conceived, and whose publication she crowdfunded. Kim spent the autumn (from August until November) of 2014 as a trainee...

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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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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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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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