Ready to Seek Nature

We have reached the final countdown. Our trip to Trinidad is right around the corner. Our group is currently hard at work on our best practices report and presentation which we will bring with us to our clients, and we have investigated about a dozen ecotourism organizations in the Caribbean and other parts of the…

(Soon to be) Living the Trini Life

In almost one week I’ll be flying to the Caribbean and living the Trini life, although this spring break trip is all about business. I will be a part of a student consulting team at the University of Pittsburgh, working for our client Nature Seekers and DORCAS Women’s Group, two organizations that are located in…

Blog 2 – Augsburg Awaits!

Our flights are finalized, our passports checked and ready, we are almost at the date of departure! I am so excited to finally be traveling and working in Germany with all the exciting opportunities and challenges that come with this experience. Having actual working days with the client is so exciting, as it is a…

Germany Awaits!

The trip to Germany is quickly approaching and I am beyond excited! I am looking forward to traveling to the country and exploring the sites, culture, and meeting our client manroland Goss. While there is a lot to anticipate, I have some preparations to do before I am all set to go. The cultural norms…

So Close, Yet So Far

In about less than 3 weeks, our Projects in Marketing team will be in Germany! I am excited to explore Augsburg and learn more about our client, manroland Goss. With our work and midterms keeping us busy, Germany will be here in no time. Our team has been working hard on preparing for our meetings…

Ready for Augsburg!

I am very excited for my trip to Germany; I cannot believe that there is only a little over three weeks until we leave. As each day goes by, I think more and more about this upcoming adventure. I am a little nervous, though, because I have never been to Germany before and I will…

Excited for Germany

I’m very excited to be embarking on our travel to Germany in four weeks! It will be incredibly valuable to our project that we can connect face-to-face with our clients and discuss ideas and objectives. When going abroad, it will be important to remember that there are many different and similar cultural norms between the…

One Month Left!

One thing that people often forget when doing business with someone from another country is that each country has a different set of cultural norms and standards. As Americans, we love to ask lots of questions, mix our personal and professional lives, and use lots of gestures and expressions when talking. But, other countries, Germany…

Blog 1: Global Consulting Capstone

My name is Constantina Gargano, but I go by Tina. I am originally from central New Jersey, and more specifically Allentown, NJ (not PA). I have two brothers: one older and one younger making me the middle child. My older brother completed his undergraduate studies in Spain and is currently pursuing a masters degree there…