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Maximilien Couvreur,Netherlands 
 Thesis writing
University of Groningen 

 

My primary expectations were not that high when arriving in Nepal after a tiring and disappointing first semester at my home university. I was looking forward for first hand experience in NGO's and the humanitarian sector, regarding Human Rights. It turned out to be a great experience, with lots of autonomy, clear and challenging tasks, and independent ambitions. I learned how to work in a professional environment that is highly different to the one I was used to in Europe, despite having prior academic experience in Taiwan. The internship taught me patience, empathy, and leadership at micro-level. I will definitely use this experience in other professional contexts.