The second week of my internship involved quite a lot of research, I’m not an expert on tuna and/or marine life – but the process of learning and understanding something new is exciting for me. I had to prepare a presentation by Friday the 14th for the Pacifical and Atuna team regarding tuna. I’m quite … Continue reading WEEK 2 and 3: Internship and studies
Halo/Bonjour! My name is Alu Kalinoe and I am a Marketing student studying in Brussels, Belgium. I am Papua New Guinean but I've lived in Belgium for about 6 years - So I'd like to think of myself as a Belgian sometimes... though I don't speak Flemish but can speak basic French, LOL. I am … Continue reading Week 1: Brussels to Breda – A new learning experience!
When you think of the fish Tuna, what usually pops up in your head? Some people usually think of canned fish while others may think of fried or roasted meaty fish complimented with fresh veggies. Most of the time many people almost everyone do not know that there are actually different types of Tuna species … Continue reading Tuna: A window into the Pacific
This is what i came here for. It is the second week of June and i am already halfway through my internship here in the Netherlands. I know the main purpose of my time here is to have firsthand experience of how business is conducted globally in order to have a different perspective in comparison … Continue reading Crunch time! Projects,Planning and Deadlines.
I was pretty nervous. But it was all worth it at the end. On the 23 May 2019, i traveled with our (Pacifical) Managing Director and Commercial Manager to Antwerp, a city in Belgium. I was given the opportunity to attend a meeting known as the The Annual MSC Tuna Night and was even … Continue reading Nerve wrecking but worth it!
Bikpela Wok I Stap Yet. It is 14:12pm in the temperate country of Netherlands. Back home around this time, it would be 10:12pm because we are 8 hours behind PNG Standard time. Oh hi there! As you may have guessed it yes, I am the new Intern for Pacifical. My name is Grace. Cecilia Roland. … Continue reading Being part of something big.
I arrived here in the Netherlands three months ago anticipating a great internship and all of a sudden here am I writing my last blog. My 3 months internship is coming to an end! I guess when you are enjoying your time, it all goes by to quick. It was on the 3rd of august … Continue reading Bye bye Netherlands – Palau here I come!