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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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Event Management Tips #1

Tip 1 – What was impossible may become possible On the day of the graduation ceremony, I was amazed by the perfect organisation of the event. At that time, I was graduating from the Postgraduate Event, Sport and Entertainment (PGD ESE) program. I started thinking that it would be really interesting to learn from people who organize really outstanding events, such as the graduation. I knew that sometimes the students

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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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New York Fashion Week Internship Story

Interning at New York Fashion Week is more than just event management. A Glion ESE student interned at the New York Fashion Week in 2013, she explains how the program is teaching her the transferrable skills to succeed in the world’s most fashionable events. As event management internships go, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is about as upscale as you can get. Katarina Vercelli, a bachelor degree student in the

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