Category Archives for "Intern"

Visas, Flights, and Jet Lag… OH MY!

Long story short on how and why my trip has been sadly delayed, and some tips and tricks for traveling around the world! After weeks and weeks of battling with visa companies, airlines, and the Chinese Consulate… I am finally off on my second Co-Op! I’ve been asked plenty of times when I would be […]

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Legal Intern: Life in the Hutongs!

hu·tong [ˈho͞otäNG] NOUN 1. A narrow lane or alleyway in a traditional residential area of a Chinese city, especially Beijing. Throughout my stay here in China, I will be living in a Hutong within Central Beijing. Most apartments in this area do not contain bathrooms inside of them since there are public squat toilets all throughout the alleyways, yet I am lucky enough to have a toilet and shower […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Intern Abroad!

Feel like seeing more of the world and doing it on the cheap? How about gaining some valuable life and professional experience while you’re at it? Becoming an intern abroad is something that more and more people are doing in order to achieve just that. There is a multitude of reasons you should intern abroad, […]

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Journalism Intern: Beijing And Its Hidden Surprises!

After studying International Development for 3 years, and specialising in China, I felt it was time to experience it first-hand for myself. I applied for the King’s College Global Internship Programme in 2016 but unfortunately I didn’t get a place. In 2017 I was successful and landed an internship for a magazine in Beijing. I […]

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Project Assistant: I <3 Beijing!

Houhai Tour

Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Chinese takeaway, pandas, The Great Wall, Terracotta Army, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. Growing up as a kid, that was all I knew of China. It was enough to set off the imagination, and I could only dream and hope that someday, maybe someday, I’ll find myself wandering around in the land […]

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