Ambiguity in the Virtual Office

It is now my second week with Staycity Aparthotels finance team, and it seems I have already settled in with my colleagues. This week’s topic ambiguity in the workplace is something that comes up quite a lot in my day.   First, I have flexible hours with the team, however, my typical day lasts from 8am to 1pm EST. I know I…

Uncertainty in the Workplace

Hi everyone! Just checking in on week 3 of my internship at patientMpower. I have been successfully working with my supervisor on email campaigns and improving their US sales presence. I have gotten a lot better and comfortable with using certain websites like Hubspot and Slack. I have also been a part of a couple of meetings to meet some of the other workers…

Navigating Uncertainty

Hello again! I am now in my third week of my internship at the Irish Academy of Public Relations in Dublin. I am already gaining so much experience when it comes to running social media accounts! I am currently in charge of the Academy’s Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Most of my daily work/projects include…

Wrkplace Ambiguity at Wrkit

Hello again everyone! I am now two weeks into my virtual internship with Wrkit in Dublin, Ireland, and I can already say I have learned so much about data analysis, working in the real world, and even myself. So far, I have been performing some really interesting analyses on data I have been given, and even had the chance to present my…

Where’s the Blueprint?

On the first day of every semester, your professor or instructor hands you a syllabus, usually including several key dates on which you need to deliver assignments, take exams, and give presentations. Not knowing the content of the course, a few gaps in understanding will surely exist, but generally you have a pretty good idea…

Internship Ambiguity

During the first two weeks of my internship experience, I had the opportunity to learn more about general accounting and tax practices in Ireland. I completed my first accounting project involving personal taxes. Additionally, I learned more about bank statements and reconciling bank accounts. I have been using Excel consistently for formatting statements, adjusting transactions,…

Post #2: Problem Solving with Incomplete Information

Since my last blog post, I’ve been working on my first project while interning in the Anti-Corruption Unit at DCU Business School. My first project includes doing research on the relationship between corruption in governance and food insecurities in developing countries. I’m conducting this research by accessing academic journals through Google Scholar, identifying worthwhile articles…

GBI Virtual Internship: From PIT to SYD

G’day mate! My name is Jonathan Li, but most people call me JJ. Like many others, I am from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is where I have lived my entire life. Prior to committing to the University of Pittsburgh, I had never been to Western Pennsylvania, so attending a school in the great city…

Let Me Play in London: GBI Virtual Internship

Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Allen and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh in the College of Business Administration. I am majoring in Global Management and Human Resources Management, with a minor in Korean, and am part of the Pitt Business Honors program. My family is originally from Johannesburg, South…