The ability to choose the organisation you want to create an action project for enabled me to choose a cause related to my career aspirations and personal interests. This meant I could really focus my internship to my personal interests, instilling a passion for the work I undertook.
The online virtual portals provided a plethora of information about all aspects of Fiji and Fijian life. This was a great way to feel immersed in the culture without physically being in Fiji itself. I personally found this to be the most interesting and resourceful area of the internship.
Furthermore, I built a good network with my intern cohort and mentors, using group chats and zoom calls.