Posts by Victoria Einarsen Westvik

How An Internship Abroad Can Expand Your Horizons

As hospitality students, we frequently hear from our professors about how the industry is booming, how it is expanding faster than ever, and how important it is to make sure to be a part of this dynamic growth. However, to read about it in a classroom and to experience it firsthand influences two different aspects in the development of a young professional. In a classroom, knowledge is at the core

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How An Internship Can Turn A Dream Into A Goal

I am walking through the streets of Ginza, Tokyo, amongst tall buildings filled with colorful signs and exclusive shops on my way to work. Outside every store there are sales associates welcoming customers, always smiling and expressing friendly greetings in Japanese. The streets are crowded, yet not many are pushing their way through the crowd as I walk around the corner to see The Peninsula, built to resemble a beautiful

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