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Time-zones, toggles and telecommunications: Navigating an online internship during COVID-19

Navigating an international internship can be a demanding task at the best of times…add in the difficulty of transitioning in-person work to an online setting, and you have a formidable challlenge! Three interns from Western University’s “Western Heads East” program reflect on expectations vs. reality of their internships, and share some helpful pointers for navigating an online, international internship experience. Read more >

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To be a research trainee in the time of COVID19

Over the past two months, SYP research trainees Salam Zoha, Samara Bengall and Virginia Le have been supporting a rapid qualitative COVID-19 research study. Through their various roles, Salam, Samara and Virginia have not only learned a great deal about global health research, but also the unique demands of being a trainee during a crisis. Read more > about their roles, reflections, and lessons learned!