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First Day

In The Art of Travel, 8. Troubles, Washington DC by Matthew Chung1 Comment

This semester I was privileged with the opportunity to intern with U.S. Department of the Treasury. Despite the remarkable nature of this job, I had very little job experience coming in to the Treasury Department. Besides a couple of weeks I spent grading ACT tests for my old academy, which I don’t really consider a job, the only time I …

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Stuck Here Forever??

In The Art of Travel, 7. Free topic, Washington DC by SoniaLeave a Comment

My favorite part of DC is the abundance of opportunities there are in my field of international relations. The variety in internships, free seminars and events, and accessibility of scholars/experts have helped me grow as both a student and a young professional. In Shanghai, I wasn’t able to find any internships that were relevant to my field. In New York, …

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Traveling to the Land Down Under

In The Art of Travel, 7. Free topic, Washington DC by Matthew ChungLeave a Comment

During my second semester of freshman year at New York University, I had the opportunity to take several different options of classes available to Steinhardt’s Honors Students. While being in the program and being able to take classes like these ones was satisfying and advantageous in its own right, the most significant feature of this program was its benefit of …

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Power Struggle

In 4. Genius Loci, The Art of Travel, Washington DC by Sonia1 Comment

The way I perceive the feeling or characteristic atmosphere of DC is inherently biased by my past experiences and former homes. In the last month or so I’ve been liking DC less. This is influenced by my friends and family living elsewhere but also by my love for big cities, a label, which I believe DC does not fit. One …