Archives for: July 20th, 2018

Internship Showcase – Summer 2018

Written by The Beijing Center on July 20, 2018

The Beijing Internship Showcase – Summer 2018 by Lenny Chen, TBC Chinese Roommate & Marketing Communications Intern It has been almost two months since the students of TBC’s Global Leaders Internship Program arrived in Beijing. As their time in China comes to a close, TBC, along with Project Pengyou on July 19th, organized and hosted…

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland

Written by The Beijing Center on July 18, 2018

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland, Gonzaga University, TBC Fall 2017 and Summer 2018 Transcription of an interview with TBC student, Liam Woodland   Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Liam Woodland, I go to school at Gonzaga University, I’m from Greenwich Connecticut and I am studying Economics and Asian Studies. What sparked your interest…

Internship Showcase – Spring 2018

Written by The Beijing Center on April 18, 2018

On April 17, 2018, TBC held it’s Spring semester Internship Showcase event. Joined by nearly 50 fellow professionals & peers, TBC students presented on their experiences interning in Beijing this semester. We had students working in different organizations including the US Embassy, Colombian Embassy, United Family Hospital, Edelman, Project Pengyou, Branditat, Bankorus JiTu Studios, JingJobs, and…

An Experience Abroad

Written by The Beijing Center on February 6, 2018

An Experience Abroad By Tyler L., Le Moyne College, TBC Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Initially, this study abroad experience was meant for traveling and growth as a person of my own volition. As soon as I arrived in China, I started fulfilling these goals. It wasn’t until coming to China that I began to…

Embassy Interns Take Part in US Commercial Service Delegation Event

Written by The Beijing Center on November 15, 2017

Last Wednesday, three of our students who intern at the US Embassy Commercial Service, Vivian K. (University of San Francisco), Jamie C. (Fairfield University), and Reed P. (Boston College), took part in the Welcome Reception hosted by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’ in honor of the 2017 U.S. CEO Delegation to China. The students…

China, YouChange’d Me – Internship Reflection

Written by The Beijing Center on July 14, 2017

By Prab G., Loyola University Chicago, Spring & Summer 2017 Student Me in the PRC I remember my first day arriving on the 18th floor of the Capital Mansion building in Beijing the same way I remember my very first day of school: eager, apprehensive, but also a strong intuition that I was out of…

ABOUT MY INTERNSHIP AT MIGRANT CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION

Written by The Beijing Center on May 26, 2017

By Stephanie W., Loyola University Chicago, Spring 2017 Student Migrant Children’s Foundation (MCF) is a UK-registered charity based in Beijing, China. In order to thrive in China’s growing economy, many people from rural areas migrate to the city and bring their families along. Their children, who do not have the Beijing hukou, are denied the…

PROJECT PENGYOU INTERNSHIP REFLECTION, SPRING 2017

Written by The Beijing Center on May 26, 2017

By Karisma W., Loyola University Chicago, Spring 2017 Student It was never my intention to work for a non-profit company in China. I did not speak a word of Chinese, I didn’t know anything about the culture, let alone the business practices, and I did not want to add overworked intern to my list of…

MY INTERNSHIP AT JD.com, SPRING 2017

Written by The Beijing Center on May 23, 2017

By Ben T., John Carroll University, Spring 2017 Student My internship during the Spring 2017 semester at The Beijing Center was with Jingdong.com. Jingdong (JD) is the second-largest online retail marketplace in China, and also a Fortune 500 company. Jingdong boasts about having its own delivery service as well, not having to rely on a…

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO HAVE AN INTERNSHIP IN BEIJING

Written by The Beijing Center on October 21, 2016

Lillian Nguyen, a junior from Loyola University Chicago majoring in International Business and minoring in Sustainable Management, is interning at the American Chambers of Commerce in Beijing this fall semester. She obtained the internship through Amanda Barry, the Dean of Academics, Faculty and Research, who connected Lillian to John Zane, Senior Director of Business Services….