Q&A Spotlight: Kristen Coffey

Here’s a student perspective on studying and interning in Ireland – Kristin from talks about her experience on the Towson University Dublin Summer Internship Program.

Towson University Abroad

Name: Kristen Coffey

Graduation Year: 2015

Major: Mass Communications Major with Tracks in Public Relations and Advertising as well as Minors in Business Administration and Marketing

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Program: TU Dublin Summer Internship Program

Q: You decided to pursue an internship abroad, how did you choose between studying and interning?

I wanted internship experience in my field different than my previous internships.  As a senior, I thought it would be beneficial to expand my professional skills and experience by interning in another country.  By interning in another country, not only did I get valuable work experience and expand my skill set, but I also experienced another culture. IMG_1227Q: Did your internship meet your expectations in terms of work and office experience?

Yes!  I loved my marketing internship with The Helix.  Dublin is very similar to the United States in terms of work and office experience.  The work days and…

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