Student Internship Blogs

Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Ottawa | Week 6

Posted:
August 4, 2017
Student Name:
Mason Tufilli
Internship:

As my internship at CTF ends, and I reflect on the amazing opportunities and wealth of new knowledge gained from having worked at CTF, my stay in Canada has been filled with incredible memories and developing lifelong friendships with truly wonderful people. All the CTF interns were very fortunate to receive a private tutorial session […]

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Fraser Institute, Vancouver | Week 5

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Student Name:
Mitchell Hasleby
Internship:

My work on the mining and petroleum survey has finished, and I’ve moved onto researching environmental conditions around OECD nations, and the results policy has on them. I’m looking into fishing, agriculture and forests as a comparative measurement of the health of the environment. Earlier in the week, I made a database which compared proved […]

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Institute of Economic Affairs, London | Week 5

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Student Name:
Ben McDonald
Internship:

Greetings from London! This week was my last week at the IEA. I have had such an amazing time at the IEA researching a variety of topics from Brexit to agricultural subsidies and pensions. Whilst interning I have had the opportunity to build lots of friendships and further my understanding of classical liberalism from the […]

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Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Ottawa | Week 5

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Student Name:
Mason Tufilli
Internship:

With youth coordinator and director, Renaud BrossardAs the end of my internship in Canada fast approaches, there is still so much to do and so little time to do it in. Having spent the past weekend in Montreal, (the largest city in Canada’s Quebec Province, and only a brief two-hour train trip from Ottawa), the […]

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Centre for Policy Studies, London | Week 5

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Student Name:
James Walker
Internship:

My fifth week has finally brought me to the end of my time at the Centre for Policy Studies. However, the drive this experience has gifted me to learn more about the world will never end. On the weekend before my last five days, I took a bus out to Oxford. My favourite places were […]

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Foundation for Economic Education, Atlanta | Week 7

Posted:
July 28, 2017
Student Name:
Chanelle Zubrinich
Internship:

As I pack my bags, preparing for the journey home, I found myself reflecting on what I’ve been most thankful for during my internship.  Before departing for America I was repeatedly told to ‘be open to everything’, a message worth an immeasurable amount. This advice resulted in so many unique situations and opportunities, ranging from […]

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Fraser Institute, Vancouver | Week 4

Posted:
July 21, 2017
Student Name:
Mitchell Hasleby
Internship:

Australians have become more accustomed to the realities of minority government; however, the current situation in the British Columbia Legislature couldn’t be more unusual. The former provincial government led by the BC Liberals (Conservatives) fell short of a governing majority by one seat in the legislature, and after suffering a vote of no confidence, the […]

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