Jacob Shook
Class of 2012
King’s Faculty-Led
Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu, Peru

How did you select your Study/Intern Abroad location?

It was a short-term faculty-led program related to Biology.

Why did you want to study or intern abroad?

It is a great experience learning about what interests me while also having the opportunity to travel.

What were the highlights of this experience?

Seeing Machu Picchu and wandering around the site and also exploring in the Amazon.

What surprised you the most?

The ease of communication surprised me the most.

How has (or how might) this experience affect your major and future career?

The study abroad experience affected me by igniting the spark I had for travel.  I plan on traveling more in the future.

What would you tell students considering studying or interning abroad?

Participate in the program and have a blast doing it.  It does seem a bit overwhelming at first, but is worth it in the end.

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