Today's podcast gives us a glimpse into the world of Naturopaths without Borders. The challenges, learning curves, benefits and obstacles of working to service communities in need using Naturopathic principles of healthcare.
As a final year Naturopathy student, Shannon Chafkin, took up the opportunity for a hands-on experience via a volunteer trip to India to immerse herself in the health care environment there.
Rachel shares her experience of taking a "leap of faith" and applying for an industry internship, and how it's helped shape her ideas about her career.
Nour Abu-Lughod graduated from Endeavour College as a Naturopath and eventually moved to Dubai where she had to navigate starting her career over there. Her journey of obstacles and hard work will be intriguing for anyone interested in persuing Naturopathy in Dubai.
In 2012, Mona Hecke became a self published author and released her debut book The Lunchbox Revolution, an inspirational guide aimed at creating great eating habits, with naturopathic advice as well as lots of simple, tasty recipes for the whole family.
In November 2014 BioCeuticals embarked on its inaugural internship program.
Four students were selected to participate in an eight week program with the purpose of learning the process of product development from a company wide perspective. They spent time with each department and were each required to create a product concept, complete with a marketing and education plan.
In this podcast Andrew interviews Shannon Chafkin and Rachel Bullen, two of the interns from this program, on their experiences.