Student Experience

Friday at work in Sao Paulo

One thing that definitely does not change with culture is the ´Friday feeling´!  Upon entering the office ´Rebecca Black: It´s Friday Friday´ was being played!  A ritual that apparently happens every Friday!  But work does still continue and Friday, my final day at work, was definitely the busiest! Fernanda, the Senior Director of Linhas Comunicacao,…
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End of the road

9 months down and only 6 weeks of work left.  I seriously can’t believe how quick this year has gone.  I remember waking up on my first day of work and panicking about what to wear, what people in the office would be like, what working life would be like (as a true student, this…
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An update from Linhas Comunicacao, Sao Paulo!

I can´t believe how quickly the week has done!  I am just about to start my last day at Linhas Comunicacao.  My colleagues have been the perfect city guides throughout my stay and have made a real effort to educate me about life in Brazil.  One of the graduates at the company, Juliana, has been keen…
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Busy Busy at Sao Paulo PR Company! …

After coming 4th place in the Rio 20+ competition and thanks to generous sonsorship from the Newcastle University Business School I am in Sao Paulo getting ready to start day 3 of work experience at Linhas Comunicacao PR company. I am writting my blog over breakfast at my hotel with many business travelers sitting around…
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Getting ready for work experience in Sao Paulo!

It has been just over three months since I found out that due to my involvement in the Rio 20+ debates (ran by the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability) I will be traveling to Sao Paulo to spend a week at Brazil’s leading PR firm, Linhas Comunicação.  This is possible thanks to generous support from Newcastle Business…
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Our Business Champions will be blogging throughout the year about events and opportunities for students to get involved in, as well as their own personal student experience. Find out more about who they are here…