San Francisco Summary

After working in San Francisco for 2 months and 2 weeks, I got back to my home in China. Everything is so different between San Francisco and Guangzhou. And 25 days later, I am going back to Pittsburgh. Moving so frequently is a amazing experience. You will never feel bored of the places, but you…

Last Week of the Internship

This is my last week of my internship in San Francisco. I can’t believe that time passed this fast. I came here on May 13 and it’s already the end of July. When I first came here, everything was new to me because I have never visited San Francisco. But I adapted myself to the…

Conclusion of My Journey in San Francisco

Over the past two and half months I worked as a financial analyst intern at a consumer-focused venture capital firm. During the time I spent doing research and analysis, assisting portfolio companies, helping with due diligence and generating fundraising flow for the firm, I caught a glimpse of some of the big trends happening in…

Garden Gnome Adventures…

I can’t believe the internship program is nearing its end! It has been such a fun and rewarding experience interning at Alliance for Smiles, learning not only the hard work that goes into running a nonprofit organization (especially a smaller one), but also the care taken to change children’s lives, one smile at a time….

Last Weekend!

As if we just arrived a few weeks ago, we have already been in San Francisco for more than 2 months. This is my last weekend in San Francisco, but the trip has never been boring! I went biking with some new friends from Minnesota , and it was my first time riding a bike…

Last Traveling in California

This weekend, I was busy traveling. On Thursday, I got to work at home, and on Friday, luckily, I got a day off from my work because the CEO of my company went to China for 3 days. Therefore, I basically had 3 full days to go somewhere. I go back to Pittsburgh next Friday,…

Weekend Getaway to San Diego

I travelled to San Diego during one weekend to visit my friend. This week, I want to introduce some fun places to go in San Diego. San Diego is a city with a lot of history and culture, and at the same time it’s also a very modern city. In other words, there are many…

Ready for…Anime and Ice Cream?

So why was San Francisco ranked as the happiest and healthiest city in America? One of the reasons is that there is an ocean of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in SF. Even at restaurants with meat options, there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly menus to choose from. Interestingly, you can even eat trees’ fruits…

Find and Meaningfully Engage with your Peers

As I mentioned before in my earlier posted blog (https://pittbusinesstotheworld.com/2018/05/28/get-the-professionals-together/), what my boss does is setting up peers meetings for professionals and executives in San Francisco Bay Area. When I first learned about the concept of peer learning group for professionals, I had a lot of doubts on it. Why are people willing to pay…