Archives for: July 29th, 2019

Student-Intern Interview: Danni Du

Written by The Beijing Center on July 29, 2019

Can you briefly introduce yourself?  Hello everybody, my name is Mingyue Du – that is my Chinese name. You can also call me by my English name, Danni. I’m a junior studying at the University of San Francisco as an accounting major.  Why did you apply to TBC? TBC is one of USF’s approved study…

Student-Intern Interview: Nicole Marchesi

Written by The Beijing Center on July 24, 2019

Can you briefly introduce yourself? Hello, I’m Nicole Marchesi. I’m a summer intern abroad student with The Beijing Center. I’m a student at Loyola Marymount University with a major in marketing and a minor in Chinese. Why did you apply to The Beijing Center? I chose to apply to TBC to further my Chinese skills…

Most Instagrammable places in Beijing

Written by The Beijing Center on July 19, 2019

Most Instagrammable places in Beijing By Nicole M., Loyola Marymount University, TBC Summer 2019 Intern Abroad Student 1) 798 Art Zone The 798 Art Zone is home to a variety of galleries and artist studios. While walking the streets you can find murals, statues, and graffiti caked walls. 2) CCTV Building Located in Beijing’s Central…

Internship Showcase – Spring 2019

Written by The Beijing Center on April 29, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, TBC, in collaboration with JingJobs – a bilingual platform for young professionals, hosted the Spring Job and Internships Expo. The event brought together the Beijing expat and young professionals community, along with organizations around Beijing to share about internships experiences and job opportunities. Coinciding with the Internship Showcase and Job…

Student Interview: Matthew Sweetman

Written by The Beijing Center on April 15, 2019

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Matthew Sweetman. I was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, a moderately sized city in between Chicago and Milwaukee. I have been studying Chinese for some time and now and in high school I had the opportunity to travel to Beijing with my 老师 laoshi. However, the…

The Goodbye Post from Lenny

Written by The Beijing Center on January 18, 2019

Hi all, I am Lenny, TBC’s marketing intern since this past June, and today is the last day of my internship with TBC. I want to take this opportunity to talk about something a little personal today, something that I’ve had a complicated history with and still struggle with from time to time. Today I…

How China Helped Me Understand Who I Am

Written by The Beijing Center on December 14, 2018

“Where are you from?” is a question I constantly dread. It is one of the most basic sentences we employ when meeting other people, and it can usually be answered with a simple: *insert country of origin here*. However, if I were to respond to my interrogators with a simple “Venezuela”, this would not come…

Internship Showcase Fall 2018

Written by The Beijing Center on November 28, 2018

On this past Tuesday, November 27th, TBC brought together the Beijing expat and young professionals community along with host organizations to discuss the significance and characteristics of a successful internship program and celebrate the achievements of TBC student interns at our semester internship showcase.            To begin the evening, our wonderful panelists coming from both startup…

Student Interview: Loren Carillo

Written by The Beijing Center on July 28, 2018

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Loren Carillo, I am from Gonzaga University. My major is Political Science, and my minors are Sociology and Economics and my interest is Journalism and Multimedia. So right now, I’m working on graphic designing, photography, and videography while working at Project Pengyou here in Beijing.   What…

Student Interview: What it’s Like to Compete on Chinese National Television

Written by The Beijing Center on July 25, 2018

Student Interviews: Christina Conroy, Loyola University Chicago, TBC Summer 2018 Transcription of an interview with TBC student, Christina Conroy Can you briefly introduce yourself? I’m Christina Conroy, from Loyola University Chicago. This year I’m going to be a senior and I’m studying Chemistry.   What made you interested in coming to China over the summer?…