My GlobaLinks Intern Family


Moving to a foreign country for 10 weeks can be tough for a variety of reasons. Having a group of people surrounding you during the process makes it a whole lot easier. When I arrived in Los Angeles to board my international flight I met most of the other GlobaLinks interns. If I didn’t meet them there, I met them in Cairns during the orientation program. They are all great people, from a range of different places, doing a range of different things while in Australia. I thought it would be interesting to list all the interns, where they come from and what they’re doing here. Enjoy!

1. Eden Pascual

  • From: Girdwood, Alaska
  • Attends: University of Anchorage Alaska
  • Interns at: Sydney Children’s Hospital

2. Cary Plott

  • From: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Attended: University of South Carolina
  • Interns at: Creative Advertising Agency
  • Fun Fact: She’s here for a whole year!

3. Kamryn Fall

  • From: Victorville, California
  • Attends: California Polytechnic State University
  • Interns at: Spectrum Films (on the Fox Studios lot!)

4. Hanna Tappe

  • From: Pleasant Hill, California
  • Attends: California Polytechnic State University
  • Interns at: Iron Grip Gym

5. Lily Barnard

  • From: San Luis Obispo, California
  • Attends: California Polytechnic State University
  • Interns at: Iron Grip Gym

6. Fabian Virgies (the only guy!)

  • From: Chicago, Illinois
  • Attended: St. Ambrose University in Iowa
  • Interns at: Health gym

7. Brenna Liddle

  • From: Camas, Washington
  • Attended: Central Washington University
  • Interns at: Captain Cook Cruises

8. Amberly Condon

  • From: Quispamsis, New Brunswick in Canada
  • Attended: St. Thomas NB
  • Interns at: Brain and Mind Research Institute

9. Rayna Davis

  • From: Camarillo, California
  • Attended: California Polytechnic State University
  • Interns at: Cancer Council

10. Hanna Henderson

  • From: Lexington, Tennessee
  • Attends: University of Memphis
  • Interns at: Food and Nutrition Australia

11. Rhonnie Embres

  • From: Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Attends: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Interns at: Gianacas Argiris McDonald Solicitors in Newcastle

12. LE Wolfram

  • From: Coppell, Texas
  • Attends: Texas State University
  • Interns at: Glen Waverley Secondary College in Melbourne

13. Rachael Leung

  • From: Renton, Washington
  • Attends: Washington State University
  • Interns at: Wedding Planning on Hamilton Island

So far, I have really enjoyed getting to know all the other interns. They are all very different but easy to get along with. I am super pumped about the diversity of our group because we not only get to learn about Aussie culture but we’re learning about each others cultures within the US (and Canada!). I can’t wait to learn more about each intern as the weeks pass here in Sydney! G’day for now, mates!




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