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Community of Democracies
Global intergovernmental organization of states devoted to the ideas of democracy

Intern Testimonials


Why did you decide to apply for the internship program?
 
 
"I wanted to get a feeling of what it is like working in international development and to get a chance to contribute to something I cared about. Also, I longed to try to live abroad and a summer in Warsaw seemed like a good opportunity."
- Lars Guettler, Sweden
 

 

What was your experience like?
 
"I enjoyed my internship and observed how an inter-governmental organization functions. I supported the team in organizing various diplomatic meetings"
- Magdalena Niewiadomska, Poland


How has your internship helped prepare you for other 
oppportunities?
"The letter of recommendation I received upon my departure from the Community of Democracies has provided me with positive attention to my applications - both academic and professional."
- Lars Guettler, Sweden
 
"The fast-paced environment helped me to get a demanding job
in project management - my new boss is very impressed with my CoD experience!"
- Magdalena Zaras, Poland

 

 

Did you learn any useful skills?
"One of the most important skills I learned was to be adaptable. The ability to adapt to different situations was crucial to success. The program challenged me by requiring I step out of my comfort zone."
- Tiffany Odeka, Nigeria





 





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