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Ben DeSouza's Erasmus Placements Blog

Welcome to my blog for my Erasmus placement year where I will be in both the Netherlands and the south of Italy. These oppurtunities will allow me to put the skills I have learnt in 'Digital Media' into work practice whilst having the amazing chance to explore new cultures!

 

Italy: The Summarised Experience

Enter Alteredu & The Southern Italy I am based in a town named 'Terranova da Sibari': a traditional Italian town located upon a hill in...

Blog Reviews

I have chosen to review Jacob's, Jessica's and Tenecia's, all three of whom were doing placements abroad. I was very interested in...

Bookingpetz.com & Alteredu

With both my internship in the Netherlands & Italy finished, I thought I would take some time to look back and reflect on the two...

Alteredu: Departure & Reflection

My 3-month internship at Alteredu ends today and this ends the amazing Erasmus journey I have been on. To apply my skills to an...

Adapting To Lockdown Life

With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus causing a lockdown in Italy, many businesses Alteredu work with have had no choice but to work...

The Puglia Region

I have had the privilege in getting to know my local region Calabria better through exploration, but now I want to extend my boundaries...

New Projects & Greater Responsibility

Within a month and a half I have grown to become more comfortable with the internship, taking on greater responsibilities and longer...

Exploring Castrovillari & Corigliano

As previously planned, my intern friends and I were planning to take full advantage of exploration that is local to Terranova da Sibari....

A New International Environment

Like my last Erasmus placement at Bookingpetz I am working here at my role at Alteredu involves working with people from a variety of...

More Projects For Alteredu

As mentioned in my previous post Alteredu had more projects lined up for me to contribute to, most recently being completing the...

A Trip To Cosenza

I have been looking forward to the opportunity to travel around the South of Italy during my spare time and a place I have had in mind...

Settling Into Terranova Da Sibari

I am almost ready to begin my third week working in Terranova da Sibari, giving me a fortnight to become accustomed to life in the South...

Enter Alteredu & Southern Italy

I thoroughly enjoyed my last placement and upon applying for placements I was pleased to find out that I wasn't restricted to just one...

Progress At Bookingpetz.com

It's been over a month since the new marketing strategy was put in place by our digital marketing team and there has been significant...

Exploring Den Haag

I made a commitment to familiarise myself with the other highlights of the Netherlands whilst I am here and the city that was a...

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