Undergraduate Blog / Tag: international internship

Ana Maharjan

New City? No Problem.

Interning in a new city can be challenging. Here are my tips for making the best out of your international work experience!

Jose Damasceno

World Cup and work

Most countries have common symbols of nationalism: a flag, a national anthem or even the victory in a war. In Brazil, several of the symbols we were established after the proclamation of the republic in 1889. In the 50s, Brazil’s president at the time, Juscelino Kubitschek (also called JK, as a reference to John F.…

Christina Hodgkins

Real Estate Industry in Asia

Working for a commercial real estate company, I was expecting to gain exposure to facets of the real estate industry, however, I did not realize how much it impacts business in Hong Kong. The hub for businesses is Central which has the most expensive real estate prices in the world. The company I work for…

Christina Hodgkins

Hong Kong Work Environment

Over the course of this internship I’ve discovered how Hong Kong developed its reputation for having a fast-paced, innovative business culture. I was apprehensive of just how I was going to fit in here in that regard. What became clear however, is that this city is by no means a closed circuit. Regardless of your…

Debora Queiroz Sena

Getting Business Done: The Cultural Impact

Living in a different country goes beyond needing a language that is not one’s first one. It requires observing the way people behave, so we can identify what are the similarities and differences between two or more cultures. Consequently, in order to properly fit in, embracing new habits and letting go of some are also…

Emily Besen

Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

Emily Besen

Kari Chan ’17 in Milan: The 10 item intern

Kari Chan, rising Senior, is concentrating in Marketing and is interning in Milan, Italy this summer through the Glavin Office’s Intern Abroad program. Her first challenge: the 10 item suitcase! Despite all of the anxiety and fear of flying on an airplane alone and being in a completely foreign country both for the very first…