Briana Jeter IIP Berlin: Auf Wiedersehen!

At the start of my time in Berlin, I couldn’t stop thinking about how long I would be away from my home and everything I knew. But this summer has flown by and my time in Berlin seems to have come and gone in the blink of an eye. My time in Berlin has been…

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Since last weekend was our second to last weekend in Berlin, a couple of my friends and I decided to take it all in and explore more of Berlin and the surrounding areas.¬†On Sunday, we got up early and decided to explore Potsdam, which is a city that is right on the border of Berlin….

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Global/National Environment The firm that I am interning for this summer conducts business in the legal tech industry. While the company is based in Berlin, the majority of their customers are based in the Unites States and the United Kingdom, though they are capable of receiving and pursuing cases in 9 other countries. Working in…

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Individual/Personal Issues: One major difference between the 2 cultures is the amount of emphasis they put on recycling in Berlin compared to the attitude toward recycling in US. In Berlin it is very common to be charged a “deposit” on the beverage that you purchase because its in a plastic or glass bottle. They make…

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Company/Professional Issues Like other firms in the start-up legal technology business sector, the organization is very focused, driven and hard working in order to continuously push the firm in the direction of long-term success. In the world of start-ups, many companies focus on establishing the identity of their organization, coming up with and executing the…

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¬†Current Attitudes & Beliefs toward Travel Prior to coming to Berlin, I had only been “out of the country” briefly on a family vacation to the Barbados. The only other time that Ive had the opportunity to travel out of the country, to Europe specifically, was in high school for a 2 week trip with…

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Value Network Principles The company that I am interning with this summer is a legal tech start-up whose main line of business is helping photographers find illegal uses of their photographs. Once there is a confirmed case of copyright infringement, they help the photographers receive the compensation they deserve. Their main product is an online…

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  Industry Analysis : Pixsy The company that I am interning with this summer, Pixsy, does business in the Legal Tech industry. The term Legal technology usually refers to the use of more technology and software to help law firms with easily automated aspects of their business such as billing, accounting, document storage, etc. But…

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With last week being the first full week of my internship , my time for exploring all that Berlin has to offer has unfortunately decreased drastically. I spent most of my time last week during my internship getting to know more about Pixsy and what they do, the people that work at Pixsy and learning…