Tonje is from Norway and completing an Events Management internship in Brisbane, Queensland. She recently wrote to us saying she hopes she; "can inspire someone new to join this amazing experience!": My home city is: Stavanger is famous for: being the oil capital of Norway When I was young I wanted to: be an archaeologist I chose Australia because: I've always wanted to see Australia, it has always seemed like such an exotic country. And I thought exploring Australia would…

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Jason is from The Netherlands and has travelled to Sydney to complete his Marketing & Communications internship. He has been taken by how kind Australians are: My home city is: Rotterdam is famous for: it's harbour When I was young I wanted to: be a firefighter I chose Australia because: of the weather, beaches, and most importantly the fact that English is the native language My impression of Australia before I arrived: was snakes in the toilet and big spiders…

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Lena is from Germany, and currently in Sydney completing an internship at a public school to further her skills & experience in teaching. She assumed that there would be snakes & spiders everywhere throughout Australia...thankfully not: My home city is: near a small town called Cham in southern Germany When I was young I wanted to: be a movie star. I chose Australia because: it seemed like a real challenge as it is so far away from home. And of…

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Steffen is from Denmark and in Sydney completing a Business Administration internship. Like many other interns, Steffen chose Australia because it is a loooong way from home: My home city is: Kjellerup, a small town in Denmark! When I was young I wanted to: be a truck driver; because my dad was and still is. I chose Australia because: I've never been to Australian and since it's far away from Denmark, it couldn't be better. My impression of Australia before…

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Helene is here with three of her classmates from Denmark. They are all completing Business Administration internships in various companies throughout Sydney. Before she leaves Australia she wants to go bungee jumping....crazy!!: My home city: Oerum, a small town in Denmark! When I was young I wanted to: be a cleaning lady, because I like to clean. I chose Australia because: this is my first trip outside Denmark alone, and I wanted to challenge myself so I chose Australia because…

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Marcus is from Denmark and is currently completing a Finance internship in Brisbane. He clearly loves his steak; My home city is: Copenhagen When I was young I wanted to: be a Football player I chose Australia because: of its English Language My impression of Australia before I arrived: was a lovely place One thing I have learnt about Australia that I didn't know before: is that they have the best steaks Before I leave Australia, I want to: find…

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Brian is from the USA, and as part of his first trip outside of America, he is completing a Financial Management internship here in Sydney; My home city: Laguna Beach, Californiais famous for: its beaches, fine arts, valley girl accents, and the show "Laguna Beach". When I was young I wanted to: be older I chose Australia because: of its reputation as a beautiful and welcoming country, its strong business sector in Sydney, and low language barrier for my first…

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Rachel is from Germany and in Australia completing a Marketing internship. She chose Australia because of it's distance from Europe, beautiful beaches and English language: My home city: Basel is famous for: ts carneval and swimming in the river Rhine. When I was young I wanted to: be a circus artist I chose Australia because: it is literally at the end of the world and offers so many nice places to visit and I love spending time at the beach.…

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Claire is from America and currently completing her internship in the field of International Business. Good thing she didn't follow her dream of working with marine life...she is afraid of the water: My home city: Nashville is famous: because it is known as Music City, home of country music. When I was young I wanted to: be a marine biologist until I realized how scared I am of the ocean. I chose Australia because: it has always intrigued me, and…

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Andres (the one on the right of the photo) is in Sydney completing a Video Production internship. He expected to see many dangerous animals in Australia but hasn't spotted any yet...we assume this is a good thing: My home city: Magdeburg is famous for: its hemispheres experiment When I was young I wanted to: be a film star I chose Australia because: of the language, the city and to have a whole new experience as far from home as possible.…

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