Author Archives: Santiago

9th Week: At the Office Continued

By | August 17, 2014

During the 9th week at the office not many things changed. Routine is something that sooner or later gets us all unless you have some kind of adventurous job or lifestyle. I kept handling the issues regarding computers and information systems. I started working on the code, appearance and content for a new website for […]

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8th Week: At the Office

By | August 17, 2014

As my first week at the office began, the first issue was inserting me into the general workflow of the office and giving me an idea of how the systems worked, which programs were used, how the database of the organization was accessed, modified and uploaded and other routinary matters. The second issue was deciding […]

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7th Week: Break

By | August 7, 2014

After meeting my friend from Argentina in Berlin, we decided to go on an adventure around Europe! We had to spend a couple more days in Berlin so I could finish wrapping up some of the things that I was working on and making the necessary arrangements to leave. As soon as all the responsibilities […]

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6th Week: Networking From Frankfurt to Berlin

By | July 24, 2014

The last week finally arrived and with it also came the time to say goodbye and prepare for a new beginning in a new city, Berlin. Frankfurt an Der Oder was a great first impression of Europe and a great place to meet people both personally and professionally. The language course and the workload from […]

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5th Week: Fair

By | July 15, 2014

I have officially passed the 1 month milestone since I arrived in Germany and since I started working for the Stiftung Frauen-Literatur-Forschung. It has been indeed a very mixed and interesting experience as I spent my time not only working but also studying at Viadrina University, getting familiar with the Polish and German culture and […]

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4th Week: Interviews

By | July 9, 2014

During the past 4th week of the internship the workload was pretty much the same. It is interesting to experience that unlike in a class, the topics and issues that you have to deal with at work can remain constant for long periods of time. I am still working my way through books and guides […]

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3rd Week: Notes

By | June 30, 2014

With all the passion for the world cup this 3rd week passed amazingly fast! After moving into the next round thanks to the victory against the US and also after today’s new victory against Algeria, national proud if overflowing on every corner. Almost all passing cars have 2, 3 or even 4 flags, balconies all over […]

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2nd Week: Planning

By | June 23, 2014

During the past second week of work I have been doing an intensive language course at Viadrina University in order to master the German language and therefore be able to communicate better while doing my internship, in my daily life and also preparing for a future year of study and a possible second internship. I […]

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1st Week: Starting Up

By | June 16, 2014

After having taken two planes, four trains, two buses and walked 25 blocks with two 50 pound suitcases I finally arrived my apartment in Frankfurt Oder, the town in Germany right in the frontier with Poland where I was supposed complete a language course that would prepare me for both my internship and my future […]

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Blog Opened!

By | May 16, 2014

Welcome to Dickinson Blog that will follow my internship experience at the Stiftung Frauen-Literatur-Forschung e.V.!

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