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An Eye-Opening Placement In The Pearl Of The Orient

I still remember just one and a half years ago I was struggling to decide whether to stay in Europe to gain more cultural experience or to go back to Asia to gain a fundamental knowledge of the hospitality industry in my own mother tongue. Then, through Glion, I found my internship in a city that I later on fell in love with – Shanghai. A lot of people I

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Students with Start-ups – Part 1

Glion students are going into business before graduation. Entrepreneurship is a major focus of the Glion bachelor degree program, so it’s no surprise some students are going into business before graduation. Antoine de Preux, a French national who is finishing his dual degree (LRG-UAS) Bachelor in Hospitality in June 2015, surprised us in his student interview by mentioning his involvement in a start-up. His responses show that although it’s possible

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Finding the right internship through Glion

Benjamin Franklin really knew what he was talking about when he said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.”  Internships do just that, they involve a person, allowing them to gain work experience to progress on a professional and personal basis. Here’s the basic process by which we Glion students find internships and carry them out, and what we gain from

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Malaysia Truly Asia

I am sitting on my terrace, laptop in hand, eating fresh tropical fruits and enjoying the warmth of Kuala Lumpur after a fulfilling day at work. When I signed for my contract with the Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur, I knew nothing about Malaysia. Flying half way across the world to a country that nobody talks about, can be scary; but for me, it was a challenge. I had the thrill,

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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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