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Ivey News: Virtual global internships offer unique cross-cultural insights


Since 2013 Terraficionados has designed and delivered a 2-month internship with companies in India, Vietnam, and Peru for MSc students from the Ivey Business School. For the past 2 years, due to COVID-19, the internships have been virtual. Nonetheless, student participants learned they could still have cross-cultural experiences without leaving their homes. Click here for the full article.

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Western News: Ivey grad turns wanderlust into career

Chris Clark, Terraficionados Founder and CEO, was featured in the Western News! See how he took his love for travelling and founded Terraficionados Travel Society and Journeymakers. Click here for the full article.

The Globe and Mail: India immersion yields lessons in culture as much as business

In August 2017, the Ivey Global Lab international internship program, which we’ve collaborated on with the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University since 2013, was featured in the Globe and Mail as a “substantial and intensive experiential learning initiative”. Click here to read about how the program recognizes the need for graduates who can adapt to differing environments.

Bain & Company Alumni Newsletter: Founder & CEO describes the Terraficionados business model

Terraficionados was featured in a Bain & Company Alumni Newsletter that was distributed to over 8,000 global alumni in December, 2012. Click here and scroll down to see how Founder & CEO Chris Clark describes the Terraficionados business model, and how his experience working at Bain has contributed to our success in these early days.

Photographer captures the beauty of Costa Rica, Tanzania, Botswana and Zimbabwe while traveling with Terraficionados

Diane Sawatzky traveled with Terraficionados to Costa Rica in March 2019, to Tanzania in June 2019, and to Botswana and Zimbabwe in June 2024.

Click here to see the magnificent photos that she captured while visiting the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica.

Click here to see her impressive photos while on Safari in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti in Tanzania.

Click here to see the photos Diane captured of the wildlife and scenery while on Safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Acclaimed photographer: A montage of her trip to Costa Rica with Terraficionados

Acclaimed photographer Nancy Falconi took a trip to Costa Rica with Terraficionados in March, 2012. Click here to view a beautiful montage she put together of the incredible Flora and Fauna she and her family experienced in on this amazing journey!