Undergraduate Blog / Author: Xueer Ning

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Industries are Interconnected

One of the things that I did not expect about working in the financial industry as an intern is that I would learn about so many other industries. I assumed that my role would mean that I would learn about the workings of the finance industry. However, in a stock brokerage firm, you end up…

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Intellectual Property in Entertainment Companies

During my internship, I am meeting different people from various companies every day. A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to meet the global head investor of Sony – one of the largest tech companies. One of the things that I learnt from this is that intellectual property is becoming a more and…

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Social Media Advertising

On my morning commute to the office, I often check the latest news and browse social media. Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat have become pretty common amongst most millennials. Social media has also been in the spotlight recently over numerous data scandals such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal. When the news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal…

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Wall Street’s Timeless Appeal

When I first moved to Manhattan for my internship, one of the things that struck me was the number of tourists that were visiting Wall Street. I had not expected that Wall Street would be a tourist attraction. After all, it is a financial center – not a shopping center. But after a few weeks,…

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Burgers and Real Estate

Hello everyone! This morning, I stopped to get an iced latte at McDonalds and brisk walked to my office. On the streets of Manhattan’s financial district, it is common to see interns rushing to work with their coffees in hand. Perhaps, or mostly, because we all want to perform at our best. One of my…