Category Archives: Tatiana

Till We Meet Again

“It is a bit nerve wrecking the day before embarking on a trip you know will change you but you’re not sure how yet.” I wrote this line before boarding my flight to China all the way back in May. … Continue reading

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People to Visit

I have a unique internship placement. I have a very driven and motivated boss and I have three amazing coworkers. We all get along very well. We are constantly working together to get the insane amount of tasks done for … Continue reading

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Being Happy Being Proud

Is there a difference between proud and happy? I guess so. The two are intertwined when you reflect back on how a moment made you feel. One being dependent on the other, the other not. You can be happy but … Continue reading

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The difference between “It’s Only” and “It’s Already”

I had the interesting experience of switching my internship halfway through the program. After just a week at my new placement I can already see the shocking differences between what I have and can learn. For one, my original placement … Continue reading

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Would You Come Back to Stay?

  I was asked by Stella, one of my co-workers, “Are you going to come back to work in China after you finish school?” I wasn’t sure how to respond, honestly I hadn’t really thought about that possibility until this … Continue reading

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My Chinese name

One of my favorite things about being abroad is experiencing the different cultures. You can read and watch about a new area all you want, but it is nothing compared to actually being integrated in it. I feel most a … Continue reading

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Week Three: Discovering InterTrust

The first time anyone works a 9-6 job, no matter the country you are in, is an experience. The daunting 8 hour work day fills fear into your mind, and you wonder how you are mentally and emotionally going to … Continue reading

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