“The ultimate purpose is finding a vaccine for HIV,” Tatenda Makoni ’17 says of the research project to which she’s contributing this summer at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine in Zimbabwe.
Jessica Harper ’18 is interning for Samaritan’s Purse in Cambodia, where for 10 weeks she’s putting her early childhood education and biology majors to work.
Verna Curfman ’17 and John Yoon ’14 were recently recognized for their research in the labs of Duke University, with their names appearing in an article published by The American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
Preparing to study abroad requires entering the mindset that your experience will be both challenging and rewarding. After all, the wave of excitement and culture shock is likely to hit. But what happens when you intern abroad?
“Before heading into my second year at Gordon, I wanted to get a good look into the medical world (specifically the hospital environment) to confirm that studying biology was, in fact, the right thing for me.”