Scotia Personnel Stories

Sharing your #scotiapersonnel stories, useful information for your work experience, & travel tips!

Rashae’s Experience: Tutoring in Italy

This week, we had the opportunity to speak to Rashae about her time in Italy. Welcome to the blog, and thank you for taking the time to speak with us!   Rashae, which program did you do, and where were you placed? I did the Tutor in Italy Program. I was placed in...

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Kendal’s Experience: Teaching in South Korea

Today, we’re so excited to be speaking with Kendal, who worked with us in South Korea.  Kendal, we'll ask you a few questions about your experience working as an English teacher, and as a Canadian living in a new country!  How long was the program you did? Why did you...

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Lydia’s Experience: Canadian Cultural Ambassador in China

  This month, we've had the pleasure of interviewing Lydia.  She worked abroad with us for six months in Beijing, China.  Read more to learn about her favourite moments as a Canadian in Beijing, her day-to-day as a cultural ambassador and recommendations for...

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My Scotia Personnel Story: Isaiah in England

We're very excited to have the opportunity to speak with Isaiah. He's worked with our UK Camp Program for the past two summers, and has enjoyed his experience immensely. What's it like to work with our UK Camps? This Canadian counselor shares his highlights. Have you...

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My Scotia Personnel Story: Marie in Virginia

My name is Marie and I am an au pair in Alexandria, Virginia. I have been in the States now for 5 months and I am thoroughly enjoying my experience. I decided to become an au pair because when I was home in Ontario Canada, I found that I never took time out of my busy...

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Travel: Why is More Important than Where

  Travel is the plan. But where? You spend weeks agonizing over which country to choose for your year or months abroad: imagining yourself in San Francisco - enjoying trams, beautiful waves and second hand shopping. Or...

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