As a Sophomore Biology/Pre-Med student, I had the opportunity to participate in a medical mission to the Dominican Republic with graduate members of the nursing school over this past spring break.
It’s been quite a wild adventure, my international nursing co-op to Lima, Peru. I chose Peru for its rich history and diverse culture, but I never imagined that I would fall in love with Peruvian life.
Throughout 2012, I visited rural intentional communities in Massachusetts, California, Arizona, Jamaica and Brazil.
“My passion for service has been the driving force behind everything I have accomplished during the past three years. Service was the reason I came to Northeastern in the first place.”
In the last few months of my co-op, I began to think about what I would do with the next two months left before I began classes again. In my four year, two co-op curriculum, having the summer off is a rarity that I wanted to be sure to make the most of. I also… Read more »