Oh what a journey it has been! My time here in the Netherlands is up and I’m ready to go home. This internship has been a wonderful experience. I’ve learned quite a lot not just about the tuna industry, but I’ve also gained some life lessons as well. Before going into that, I mentioned I … Continue reading Week 11 | Final Blog, Goodbye Netherlands!
It’s crazy how time flies! It seems like it was yesterday when I landed in Amsterdam and suddenly froze from head to toe, but today starts my last week with Pacifical. All in all, my short stay has been well spent and I’ve learned more than I ever imagined. It has been a great and … Continue reading Week 10 | My last days at Pacifical
My workload has calmed down a bit after this week. I had two presentations within three days apart from each other. On the side of that, I had the blogs to update and also the last two upcoming projects to be due. And apart from these, my colleagues and I went to France for the … Continue reading Week 9 | Calm after the storm
Less than a month and I’ll be back home in the Marshall Islands. As time is drawing near, the workload is stacking up back to back. During my stay here, time has been a very important part of my everyday life, which is something I’ve grown accustomed to. It is very much different back home, … Continue reading Week 8 | Time is essential (and so are deadlines!)
Today I woke up in the Netherlands, and just a couple hours later I was in a Belgian supermarket, just as easy and quick as it sounds! My colleagues and I drove to Belgium and went through about 6 supermarkets and analyzed the tuna cans, based on prices and categories. These categories include: *Note that … Continue reading Week 7 | Busy days ahead…
Week 6 and I’ve managed to turn in my seafood sustainability report. I’ve learned a lot about the seafood market and sustainability within these 3 countries: USA, Spain and the Netherlands. Many might be wondering how will this report benefit me and is it relevant? I believe this report is relevant and is useful to … Continue reading Week 6 | A taste of the Marshall Islands
Happy New Year! Week 5 and I'm back from a very long break. During the break, unfortunately I didn't do much because I was very sick. Island girl is still not used to the cold. However, it's time to get back to work! For this week, I've began to finalize my seafood sustainability report. So far, … Continue reading Week 5 | Happy New Year!