Friday, June 17, 2022
HomeStudy AbroadMeet the crew: Corinne Cohen, Program Director

Meet the crew: Corinne Cohen, Program Director

We’re persevering with the sequence introducing the crew behind AIFS Personalized, who create faculty-led research overseas packages for lots of of schools and universities all through the US.

This week, we spend a couple of minutes chatting with Corinne Cohen, Program Director, based mostly in our London, UK workplace.

What do you do for AIFS? 

I coordinate our London packages. With my fabulous crew of workers, we arrange all facets of this system – housing, journey, pastoral care, college assist, programs and cultural occasions.

How lengthy have you ever labored for AIFS?

20 years!

What do you’re keen on most about your job? 

 I like having the ability to assist individuals to view the world in a different way by means of their research or educating overseas expertise.

What do you love most about working for AIFS? 

Working with so many like-minded individuals who actually care concerning the work we do. 

Corinne along with her kids in Singapore!

What do you want most about working with college and college students?

 You are feeling like you’re attending to see your metropolis by means of new eyes – new experiences and questions each time!

The place and when did you research overseas? 

I studied overseas 12 months on the College of Maryland, School Park, 1997.

Any recommendation for college considering of main a CFL program overseas?

Do it! Educating overseas offers you so many alternatives and you’ll have the total assist of the AIFS crew whereas doing so.

Any recommendation for college kids considering of learning overseas?

Be open minded and anticipate the sudden.

Inform us one thing about your self: 

I run rather a lot and actually take pleasure in seeing London’s many inexperienced areas as I achieve this. I’ve 3 kids who like to journey as a lot as I do – our listing of locations to go to is getting longer by the day!

The place do you intend to journey to subsequent? Why?

We’re headed to the Norfolk coast subsequent month for sea, sand and fish and chips.

Corinne with a “mini London” at Legoland.

Inform us a favourite journey story: 

Touring in Vietnam, it took my buddy and I about half an hour to cross the highway on our first morning there. The stream of bikes, rickshaws and vehicles was by no means ending! We rapidly realized, as soon as we summoned up the braveness to step into the highway, that they do cease for you.

A favourite ebook/film/restaurant or expertise that impressed you to journey? 

Jack Kerouac’s On the Street was one of many books that made me wish to spend a 12 months dwelling in and touring round America. 

Inform us your dream journey with an infinite finances: 

I’ve by no means been to the continent of Australia so a visit to New Zealand, Australia and Bali would prime the listing. Carefully adopted by taking a coast to coast prepare throughout Canada.  



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