Time to Go Home, 我们走!

This is probably the most difficult blog to write because it means the end of my time in China. Before going abroad, I was so worried that I had taken on too much of a challenge by committing to Shanghai, especially for two months. I was sad that I wouldn’t be able to talk to…

Getting to Know 上海 (Shanghai)

The first few weeks abroad were incredible—full of new experiences and new people. The very first week I was so excited to be in Shanghai and I took everything in. It’s funny to look back at the first day in Shanghai, tired after not sleeping on the 13-hour plane ride, but following our roommates around…

The Daily Grind, Ground Beef!

I chose to intern at Heartland Brothers this summer because I wanted a marketing internship in the food industry. They import and fabricate beef and pork which comes from farms in the Midwest of the US. When consulting with our internship coordinator, I also heard that they always make lunch in the office, and if…

Getting to Work, 坐地铁

Commuting in Shanghai has been a lot easier than I anticipated. Before coming here the idea of my direction-less self navigating through such a big and busy city was unthinkable, but the transit system is incredible. I mainly get around using the metro but I’ve also used the buses and both will easily get you…

再见, Moving to Shanghai

We’ve been in Shanghai for a little over a week now (I’m publishing this way past when I wrote it because VPN’s and things) and I’m still so excited to be here. Every time we go to the Bund and see the skyline of the financial district it hits me that we’re really in China…

In Search of 小笼包

Hi there! My name is Isabel Brownlee and I am a sophomore Marketing major, Creative Writing minor, and I am pursuing the Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. I grew up in Madison, New Jersey but this summer I will be making the journey halfway around the world to study at the Global Business Institute…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Summer 2019!

Welcome to the Panther Study Abroad Program! 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 Summer 2019 Pitt Business Student…