Category Archives: Lauren

“Hao” – Just Go With It

It’s hard to believe this is my ninth journal entry and I have spent more than two months in Beijing, China. The experience has been overwhelming at times and I cannot wait to get back home, but I know that … Continue reading

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All Mandarin…All the Time

One more week of interning! As my time at Pico comes to a close, I’ve been spending some time reflecting on this experience and what skills I’m taking home with me. My most challenging moment of my work did not … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Corporate Cannibalism

It’s week seven here for us in Beijing and even though some of the novelty of the city is wearing off, I am still finding everyday as a new adventure. I just returned from a week-long trip to Wuzhen where … Continue reading

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Getting Real With My Colleagues in Wuzhen

Another Sunday, another blog post. As mentioned in my previous entry, I was planning to travel for business with Pico to a part of southern China called Wuzhen sometime this week. Comically, I was not informed we were leaving on … Continue reading

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Halfway Home – Road Trip!

Today marks the halfway point of my journey here in Beijing. I’ve had another exciting week exploring the city. Every day after work I go on a run in a different direction from our apartment. It’s incredible how every area … Continue reading

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If you think charades is hard…

It’s a Sunday night and I’m writing this blog post as I prepare for another week of internship for Pico Exhibition Management. As I briefly mentioned last week, Pico is a total brand activation company. I work in the project … Continue reading

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Pico Exhibition Management

I started my internship with Pico Exhibition Management on Wednesday. It’s quite far from my accommodation (about an hour and a half) but I don’t mind the time to myself. My supervisor’s name is Maria and she is a project … Continue reading

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