Uncertainty in the Workplace

Hi everyone! Just checking in on week 3 of my internship at patientMpower. I have been successfully working with my supervisor on email campaigns and improving their US sales presence. I have gotten a lot better and comfortable with using certain websites like Hubspot and Slack. I have also been a part of a couple of meetings to meet some of the other workers…

Navigating Uncertainty

Hello again! I am now in my third week of my internship at the Irish Academy of Public Relations in Dublin. I am already gaining so much experience when it comes to running social media accounts! I am currently in charge of the Academy’s Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Most of my daily work/projects include…

Where’s the Blueprint?

On the first day of every semester, your professor or instructor hands you a syllabus, usually including several key dates on which you need to deliver assignments, take exams, and give presentations. Not knowing the content of the course, a few gaps in understanding will surely exist, but generally you have a pretty good idea…

Internship Ambiguity

During the first two weeks of my internship experience, I had the opportunity to learn more about general accounting and tax practices in Ireland. I completed my first accounting project involving personal taxes. Additionally, I learned more about bank statements and reconciling bank accounts. I have been using Excel consistently for formatting statements, adjusting transactions,…

Post #2: Problem Solving with Incomplete Information

Since my last blog post, I’ve been working on my first project while interning in the Anti-Corruption Unit at DCU Business School. My first project includes doing research on the relationship between corruption in governance and food insecurities in developing countries. I’m conducting this research by accessing academic journals through Google Scholar, identifying worthwhile articles…

GBI Virtual Internship: From PIT to SYD

G’day mate! My name is Jonathan Li, but most people call me JJ. Like many others, I am from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is where I have lived my entire life. Prior to committing to the University of Pittsburgh, I had never been to Western Pennsylvania, so attending a school in the great city…

Let Me Play in London: GBI Virtual Internship

Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Allen and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh in the College of Business Administration. I am majoring in Global Management and Human Resources Management, with a minor in Korean, and am part of the Pitt Business Honors program. My family is originally from Johannesburg, South…

GBI Virtual Internship — Finance in London, UK

Hello everyone! My name is Jess Li. I am from Beijing, China. I have study in the U.S. for about 7 years now. I went to a high school in Allentown, Pennsylvania and I am a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh. My major is Finance and minor is French. At Pitt, I have…

Uncertainty in the Workplace

Happy Friday, readers! I am back to report on the first two weeks of my internship. If you missed my last post, I have begun interning with a franchise called La Casita de Inglés. This company has multiple centers in Spain that teach English to young children through fun weekly workshops. For this week’s blog,…