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Almost Ready to Fly!

Posted by Catherine Kohler on Thu, Jan 31, 2013 @ 04:26 PM

In just about two weeks I will be flying out of Dulles Airport and will be landing in Sydney Australia! These next two weeks will be filled with last minute chores like buying a cell phone and changing my banking. However, in two weeks I will begin the journey that will change my life forever.

Once we arrive in Sydney we will fly again to Cairns, better known as the home of the Great Barrier Reef, where we will have a week long orientation filled with activities. We will be scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef and exploring this new area. We have the option to go skydiving, horseback riding in the rainforest, white water rafting, bungee jumping and much more. The hardest part will just be deciding what to do. 

Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef

Recently, I found out what my Internship will be while abroad. I will be assisting the University of Newcastle in redesigning their website, including the replacement of its Web Content Management System (WCMS). In order to do this I will be working with a Web Project Team within Marketing and PR. 

I look forward to all that is coming up for me. Although, I am nervous for the unexpected. I hope that I am able to crush this fear and take on whatever is headed my way!

Topics: communication, study abroad, Katie Kohler, Australia

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