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Alyse’s Log to Interns – Athens' Own Internships
Aug 142013
 

It has been almost two weeks since my announcement of my intention to move on from my position here at Athens’ Own. In that time, I have been working very hard to complete many outstanding projects. I am currently feeling very satisfied with the progress I am making, and I also see many more tasks […]

Aug 052013
 

It seems that I have been travelling quite a bit this summer. From teaching at scout camps to family vacations to wilderness treks, I feel like I have been seeing a lot of the world recently. This past week, I went backpacking to a family cabin in Ontario.The cabin itself is an old logging resort, […]

Jul 072013
 

As is mentioned in various places on this website and in logs, one of the first steps we see to help start building resilience is to take a critical look at the situation in front of you. We have a particular document which we reference often, that we call the “current situation analysis”. This document […]

May 312013
 

If I can be very motivated to do something, I should be able to motivate others to do something as well. By figuring out how to motivate myself, I can gain some insight into the best strategies and plans to help Athens’ Own interns get motivated. In fact, the ability to motivate others to take […]

May 202013
 
The Ripple Effect

Last week, I had the great pleasure to work on staff at Boy Scout National Camping School. Along with two other staffers, I was responsible for teaching a class of sixteen participants how to run a safe and fun ropes course program. We taught everything from theories and concepts to safety procedures, standards, and paperwork. […]

Apr 092013
 

Your Internship Log : What is it? Why do we want our interns to write them? What is the purpose? Your internship log fulfills at least three important purposes: 1. Tracking. It is a record of your internship progress. Your log can help you remember things you have already learned, reflect on things you want […]

Dec 032012
 
What To Expect From an Athens' Own Internship

What to expect from an Athens’ Own internship The Athens’ Own motto is: “Vision, act on your vision, network your actions”. We have a vision of creating an educational internship program, which helps to address some of the “teaching to the test” gaps of the traditional education system, and to nourish a thorough understanding of […]