Andrea, in love with Paris, returned to the French capital to study management.
But he never imagined that his internship would take him to the land of punctuality and efficiency.
Trials, walks, litigation, moving from place to place... When described this way, one might mistake me for a prisoner...
But don't be deceived! I'm a student of international and European law, and what I'm describing is my daily routine as an intern in Bologna, Italy.
Prague welcomes dozens of Spanish Erasmus students every year, attracted by low prices, the city's ambience, its beauty, and of course its famous beer. But there aren't only Erasmus students there; many are people who chose the city of a hundred spires as a location for an internship.
My internship in Brussels was my first experience of staying abroad and living alone. It came even before my Erasmus!
I was 22-years-old, a recent BA graduate from Italy. I decided to gain some work experience before applying for an MA course, so I applied for an MAE-CRUI internship to work for a couple of months in one of Italy’s Foreign Affairs offices scattered around the world.
They come from various backgrounds, with different appearances and beliefs. Their lives could take any direction imaginable, and their home could be anywhere. Although, in this frenzy, one thing is predictable: at some point in their lives, all of them will do an internship. Portraits of European interns in 2015.