“Thanks to the good planning of both InteRDom and the PUNTACANA Foundation, my professional development goals are being directly met. I wanted experience in community development projects, and that is specifically what my direct supervisors … are involved in, on a daily basis. They make sure to include me in almost everything they do, and also in the “fun” things, the perks of their jobs, such as fancy lunches and cocktails with the heads of the hotel corporation and visiting groups. My internship activities have directly affected the choice of places I interviewed at and accepted a position with.”
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