A Final Farewell

The IIP:Berlin has been a life-changing experience and has given me the most memorable summer of my life. It has allowed me to grow in my professional and academic abilities, and I have taken away a lot of knowledge that I will be able to apply to my courses within the College of Business Administration….

Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin!

My internship abroad experience in Berlin has finally come to a close, and it feels surreal. I cannot believe two months have gone by since I first landed at Tegel airport – it feels like merely a week ago! My last week of work was so bittersweet. Projects and assignments started to wind down as…

One and Done

With only one more weekend in Berlin and one more week of my internship remaining, I am feeling such a mix of emotions. It felt like the last eight weeks passed in the blink of an eye! At the same time, I feel like I have been able to travel and sightsee more than I…

So much to do; So little time

It feels so unreal that I only have two weeks left of my internship! There is still so much that I want to do while in Berlin, so I definitely am going to have take advantage of all the time I have left. Even though I have been working really late, I’m hoping I’ll have…

Lessons Learned

This has been a really exciting week at work! I have been working on projects in multiple departments and meeting with different supervisors. It has given me the opportunity to see several aspects of the company and also understand the bigger picture of the company’s current goals. I feel like I have been able to…

Halfway…Already?

Writing this week’s blog post is so bittersweet because it made me realize that I am halfway through my internship! Living in Berlin for a month has given me so many exciting opportunities and new experiences, but I know this next month will fly by even faster. One thing I love about living in Berlin…

New Experiences at Work

After being in Berlin for over three weeks, I feel differently than I expected. I was expecting to have a moment of extreme culture shock – some moment of revelation or confusion. But that hasn’t happened yet, and I’m not sure if it will. Overall, Berlin has been much more similar to the U.S. than…

Hallo from Hamburg

This past week in Berlin has been my favorite so far. I’ve been getting a lot of projects at work, I’m becoming friends with some of my coworkers, and we even had a day off – with some much-needed rest and recovery. This weekend was amazing! We went to Hamburg – the weather was beautiful!…

The Adventure Continues!

This week has been so busy and so exciting. I have been working full-time at my internship, and I am really thankful for all of the opportunities I’ve had to learn and develop my skills already. The company is a small start-up, so I have had the opportunity to meet the CEO, COO, and several…