Category Archives: Alexandra

The End is Only the Beginning

Just like that, my time with Vandergeeten has come to an end. I have been with the company for 7 weeks, working everyday 9am-6pm, and it has been a wonderful journey. I have gained great professional experience in my field … Continue reading

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Reflecting

With less than two weeks left in China, I am reflecting on my past experiences and the growth I have had as an individual and a professional. The initial reason I decided on embark on this adventure is because I … Continue reading

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Tapping Into The Beer Industry

The beer industry is a competitive and ever-changing place to be right now. The Chinese beer market is now the largest in the world, recently overtaking the American beer market. The boom in China’s beer market is a result of … Continue reading

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Asian Persuasion

Anyone who knows me, knows I am a people-person. I love interacting with and forming meaningful relationships with people – those similar to and different than myself. Something I was looking forward to most about China was the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Beer Events & Bus Rides

My life inside and outside of the office has been getting better every day. I feel completely comfortable with my surroundings and the people I am with. I have been with my company a little over two weeks now, and … Continue reading

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It’s GREAT To Be A Global Gator

My company, Vandergeeten Trading Co., is one of the largest distributors of imported beer in Mainland China. We have a portfolio of over 100 unique brands – ranging from Baladin Italian craft beer to Chimay, a Belgian Trappist beer brewed … Continue reading

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Something Good’s A Brewin

It’s only been two and a half days since starting my internship with Vandergeeten, but I am already overwhelmed with happiness. Minutes after arriving, my two supervisors sat me down in the conference room and with a smile on their … Continue reading

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