Category Archives: Jamie

The Home Stretch—The Best Week Yet

I don’t exactly know where to start with this entry. I have been through more in the past week than I have my entire time I have been here, so it feels. For my final week, I was placed in … Continue reading

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Living in Beijing: A Series of Unpredictable Lessons

As my internship begins to wind down, I find it difficult at times to reflect upon my proudest moments. As mentioned in my previous entry, one of the biggest things I have learned from interning in Beijing is the reality … Continue reading

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The Bigger the Better

The real estate industry is not the area I thought I would have for my internship here. Despite this, it is interesting to get a glimpse of how it operates. My co-workers work diligently every day on tasks such as … Continue reading

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The Game of Food

As week 6 rolls around, I can’t help but express my happiness on figuring out the bus system. I have mentioned before that my commute has been troubling for me, as it’s more walking than I would prefer. This week, … Continue reading

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A month already? No way!

It’s hard to believe that we have been here a month. Visiting the cultural sites during the first week feels like another life. Moving to our condos seems like years ago. As this marks the halfway point in my journey, … Continue reading

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Finally Getting the Swing of Beijing

The second week of my internship is complete, and I am starting to feel more in a routine. Everyone is pretty much in sync: go to work, come back and get dinner with the group. This can be rocky every … Continue reading

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New Week, New Adventure

My first week here at Sino-Ocean Group has proved to be challenging as predicted. Many people in the 20-floored skyscraper do not speak English which has made me feel lonesome in such a populated building. However, the three people that … Continue reading

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