Reflecting on my time in Madrid

Participating in the IIP Madrid program has been one of my favorite experiences at Pitt. Professionally, I have gained a lot of experience at my internship placement. I was able to work with several teams at my company in different departments and was able to get a better idea of what I’, good at and…

Final Thoughts

My program in Madrid has been done for just about a week now. I have been traveling for the last few days but found some time to write this blog and reflect on what I learned throughout the program. I would like to use this blog post to reflect on some of the lessons I…

Success in Spain

Hello everyone and welcome back to another blog post! We are wrapping up the program and I have had a fantastic and rewarding experience. I am confident that it will contribute to my future success not only professionally but also personally. I know I have grown personally and learned a lot more than I expected,…

Types of Communication

Hello everyone! We are coming close to finishing the program and it has been so rewarding and amazing so far. This blog will talk a bit about communication in different places. Communication is a fundamental aspect of human interaction. Different cultures and countries have varying communication preferences, often classified on a scale from low-context to…

Leadership in Spain

Hello everyone! We are almost a week into July, and it is getting hot here in Spain. They also are not huge fans of air conditioning, but I am adapting. Anyway, today we will talk about leadership. Before this experience, I had several opportunities to take up leadership roles, yet I always felt that my…

Defining success

During my final week at my internship in Madrid, I have been working on wrapping up all of the projects I’ve been working on. One the last day of the program, I have a final presentation to the marketing and consulting team on market research that I have been doing and have to submit all…

Developing hard and soft skills

During my internship I have definitely developed some hard skills that will be good for me to have in the future. One thing that I have learned how to do is reading and writing code for the Impact Hub’s website. My supervisor asked me to help with translating the main pages of Impact Hub Madrid’s…

Skills in Spain

It has been just over a month here in Spain, and today I will be sharing some of the skills I am developing during my international internship. This experience has been instrumental in enhancing my soft skills related to business, and overall, I can feel myself growing, maturing, and learning every day. To begin, let’s…

Nuevos estillos de liderazgo

Before this internship, I did not have a lot of leadership experience. The closest was in my last internship that I did in London through the GBI program where I was working as a marketing intern for a small consulting company. At the time, my supervisor who was the founder of the company was starting…