Exploring China

Over the semester so far, I’ve been lucky enough to travel around to a few different cities including Beijing, Nanjing, Suzhou, Sanya, Xi’An, and a bunch in Yunnan province. My first trip was to Beijing after only two weeks in China. My biggest hurdle for the entire journey was figuring out the train station. I…

Meeting MeetUGo

With the career aspiration of working abroad in the future, interning with a Chinese company this semester is the perfect intro to global business. This spring, I’m acting as an operations management intern for a small social media start-up, MeetUGo. The company is a social media platform that compiles events around Shanghai, specifically for expats….

My Home for the Semester

After living in China for the past month, my new reality is starting to feel more and more like home. For the semester, I’m living in an international student dorm on campus, with a Chinese student as a roommate. Living with a native student has been both fun and eye-opening. Most of my friends here…

Arrived in China!

大家好!I’m finally in China!! While everyone at home was planning out their spring break, I was excitedly attending all my orientation and meeting all my new classmates. After having such a long winter break, I’m ready for the semester to start! I will be spending this spring at East China Normal University in the Putuo…

Studying in Shanghai

大家好! Hi everyone! I’m Lauren Weber and I’m very excited to say I will be spending next spring in Shanghai, China with CIEE’s Business, Culture, and Language program. I’m a junior originally from the suburbs outside of Pittsburgh, so I’ve grown up with Pitt my whole life. In high school, I originally didn’t want to…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring 2019!

Panther Program Blog Overview The University of Pittsburgh’s Panther Programs are offered for all students covering almost every academic major. Each Panther Program scholarship recipient participated in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with friends, family, and prospective students. Meet the Spring 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Bloggers Meet the GBI…