"To do an internship in CADAL was a great experience both professionally and personally, I was able to develop my interests through the writing of several articles on topics that were of my interest, with the full support of the team, always willing to help In addition, I was able to attend events and learn about the work carried out by CADAL, the interest in bringing realities from all Latin America to the Southern Cone and to investigate, analyze and promote democratic freedoms and rights. For a passionate Latin American like me, it has been a great pleasure to be able to contribute a small bit to this family that is CADAL, I always thank you for the confidence and openness to let me be one more of CADAL during the period of my internship".
Eva Valladares Antón (Spain)
"My internship with CADAL was a formative experience, while I started with some uncertainty, for the end of the internship I left with a renewed confidence in continuing a career in international relations, something I appreciate is the independence granted to each intern and the opportunity to pursue my own projects with the support of everyone in CADAL A variety of conferences, experiences and research also exposed me to the important work that CADAL does every day, above all, the opportunity to meet activists from all over the world dedicated to the human rights field The challenge I now take with me is to look beyond the borders of my own country, develop an international perspective and build the links that can address the problems that affect everyone".
Greg Ross (United States)
"Doing an internship in CADAL was an enlightening experience in every way. During these two months, I learned a lot about the human rights situation in many parts of the world, by helping write different articles and reports. I also participated in the conferences done during this period, which allowed me to get to know interesting people committed to the defense of human rights, while at the same time learn about Argentina, its history, culture and politics. Besides, the CADAL team offered a great experience and always treated me as a member of the organization. I thank the whole CADAL team and wish them luck for the future. I hope we see each other soon".
Florie Postis (France)
"I could not have had a better experience as an international intern in CADAL.The projects I did not only allowed me to deepen my knowledge of human rights, but also expanded this knowledge, since I had the opportunity to study the situation of these issues in various In addition to that, something that I appreciated a lot was that I had a high level of autonomy in the development of my tasks without ever feeling a lack of support from the CADAL team, it was this support from the team that impressed me more than My internship From the first day I felt integrated to the team, participating in all the activities of the organization, feeling the freedom to talk about its operation and forming sincere professional and personal relationships".
Eric Cuevas (United States)
"I want to thank CADAL for having welcomed me for four months and offered my first professional experience, in a stimulating intercultural environment. CADAL thoroughly initiated me in the working of an NGO, and I was lucky enough to attend events, such as conferences and seminars, which were always attractive and relevant. But most of all, it allowed me to get to know personalities committed to human rights protection, with outstanding and inspiring." personal careers".
Justine Vieira (France)
"My internship at CADAL offered me a first hand experience on the workings of an NGO, getting to know the processes they carry on: organizing events and publications and the communication of research. But not only did I learn that at CADAL, but it also offered me a more detailed view about other countries and how the respect (or not) human rights. Living in Buenos Aires I got to know a city and its history and Gabriel and Hernan were always willing to answer my questions and help in every way possible. It was a truly enriching experience. Thank you Gabriel and Hernán for letting me help at CADAL!".
Luisa Habbel (Germany)
"My experience as an intern at CADAL was not only very enriching intellectually but also a real pleasure. CADAL’s team is always willing to answer to any doubt or question I had, be it work related or on Argentine politics, economics, or culture.
Gabriel and Hernán always worried about my wellbeing in the organization and assured that I would be in charge of those activities that interested me most. Making at internship at CADAL was a real charm: during those two months I learned a lot on the human rights situation but also on the political context of Latin America. Always thrilling, events organized or sponsored by CADAL are an opportunity to open a window on the Latin American continent and have a better understanding of the importance of cherishing and promoting human rights. The only think I could really criticize of my internship is that it was too short for me. Besides the academic opportunity, an internship at CADAL is a humane experience in every sense that makes you want to keep collaborating and related to them. They made me feel one more team member absolutely integrated with the team and more than that, I really appreciate it".
Dorra Refaif (Morocco)
"The opportunity offered to my by the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America – CADAL, as a foreign intern, was an enriching experience, since it strengthened my democratic values and those of freedom and human Rights. I could establish relations with other cultures and it broadened my knowledges thanks to the participation in the activities organized by CADAL. I am thankful to Gabriel Salvia and Hernán Alberro for their help, teachings and experiences shared, and I invite other interested from any country to venture to be part of the CADAL family".
Patrizia Castrogiovanni (Venezuela)
"I wanted to thank the CADAL team for the three months I spent in the office as an intern. It was a great opportunity and a very positive experience that allowed me, on the one hand, to learn more about the history of Argentina, its institutions, the challenges that arise from the return to democracy and, on the other hand, the Cuban case. I was also in contact with journalists, diplomats and university professors during the events held at the headquarters. Many thanks to Hernán and Gabriel for their trust and kindness. It was a pleasure to collaborate with you!".
Stéphanie Scherrer (Switzerland)