Posts by Sylvia Lohardjo

Life on internship in Jakarta

Hi guys, how have you been? I am currently in my 5th semester doing my back office internship. You may have read my post before on how to get an internship. My position here is the Communication Intern in Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. The communication office is another word for public relations and marketing communications. My day starts at 9 am and finishes at around 6 pm – 7 pm. There is no exact

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How to get an internship

Hi guys, how are you? Lately, I have been busy with my new internship as the communication intern at the Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. I am no expert on how to get a dream hospitality internship, but this is the way I got mine. I found my internship not by luck, but by calling a lot of hotels. There is no easy way to get an internship. Even if you’re from

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Single or double? The roommate experience

Before starting my bachelor degree in hospitality at Glion, I didn’t know if I should choose a single room or a double room. Since I was used to living with other people, having a single room without knowing anyone on campus seemed like an absurd idea. So I chose the double room with an unknown roommate because it was my first time living outside my country and I didn’t know

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Behind the scenes – Cultural Fair Bulle 2014

This semester, I had the pleasure of being one of the volunteers for the Indonesian stand in the Cultural Fair, which takes place on the Bulle campus of Glion. The stand leader was my friend Cynthia from semester 4. There were three main parts to creating this event experience: to contact the Indonesian embassy in Switzerland, to plan and prepare the food and to set up the decoration. First, I’d

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Interviewing semester 4 students

Hello guys? How are you doing? I interviewed some of my friends to ask them how they feel about Glion. These are all students from semester 4, all from different countries. Meet my friends: Max from Switzerland, Matilda from Sweden and Champagne from Thailand. Maximilien von Stadelhofen, Switzerland, Bachelor Hospitality Management Why did you choose Glion? I chose Glion because I was accepted in both EHL and G.I.H.E and I

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