INTERNeX Canada: HiGHLiGHTS of the Week Ep11!

This INTERNEx HiGHLIGHTS it’s a farewell at the same time… from Jelle. This was his last week as an INTERNeX intern.

The first that you could read in the last office was a poster in the wall with two different definitions of an internship. I cannot remember exactly what was written but it was something like this I guess:

1) Bring coffees, make photocopies and do the things that nobody wants.

2) Learn; improve your knowledge and skills, being part of a company.

We hope that Jelle had the last one with us. INTERNeX is one of the leader companies which provides internships in Canada, so as Tim always says, our internship has to be the best. Good philosophy, isn’t it?

An internship in Vancouver can be so many things: See one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, confuse 5 cents coins with 10 cents coins, maple syrup, problems to understand the bus schedule, rainforest, differences between ride a bike in Netherlands and in Vancouver, meet a bunch of new people, learn to say cheers in 15 different languages… have a card with your name (you feel so important)…

A lot of things that I’m sure that Jelle wanted to tell us about how was his short life in Vancouver. But we don’t have time for so many things! We only have one video per week, so he tried to explain us the real highlights as an INTERNeX PR. Our trip to the Rockies, skydiving, many many pub nights, have to record a video the day after the pub night with Simon… and say thanks to the INTERNeX people!

Farewells are sad and happy moments at the same time. Today he starts a road trip around USA with her girlfriend, so we hope that he will have fun. Don’t forget us!

Cheers,

Clara.

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 9N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: Outdoor Movie NiGHT at Stanley Park!

Join us TODAY to watch Mama Mia under the stars in Stanley Park!

This week, instead of the PuB NiGHT on Wednesday, today TUESDAY, we have the Movie Night at Second Beach in Stanley Park. The Rockies Trip is this weekend, and is going to be so crazy! So, we thought that something relaxed like watch a movie is the perfect plan for this week.

Every Tuesday, at dusk, you can enjoy free movies with Chevron Summer Cinema Series – ‘In the park after dark’. Bring a blanket or a towel and warm clothes (it’s cold after the sunset).

Today, Mama Mia! Chosen by Vancouver Pride (which is celebrated this weekend).

About Mama Mia

Mama Mia! Is a 2008 movie adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name. It’s based on the songs of ABBA. Maybe the most famous Swedish pop group.

Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd

Starring:  Merly Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Strellan Skasgard, Julie Walters, Dominic Coopen, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski.

 

 

  • WHEN: TUESDAY, 30th July.
  • WHERE: Second Beach Pool entrance, Stanley Park at 8:00 pm. MAP. We can meet in the entrance of Second Beach Pool. (Where you buy the tickets).

Join us in the Facebook event!

 

Cheers!

Clara.

 

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 9N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

INTERNeX Canada: PuB Night Announcement!

Beer under $6!! And special  Knonenbourg 1664 Pint for just $6.25

How can you say no to these prices?

 This Wednesday pub night (tomorrow night), we will be gathering at Black Frog, a wonderful and cozy pub in Gastown (Cambie Street).

If you didn’t know this place before, just come because we are sure you will love it.

Also for those who are starving, Blackfrog has a food menu. You can check it out here. And by the way, burgers are DELICIOUS!!! They also have special offers on food everyday!

Come out with us and have a drink and chat! Let’s enjoy with us and meet awesome people !! Just let have fun !!

  • Where:  Black Frog.  108 Cambie Street (MAP)
  • When:   Tomorrow Wednesday, May 22nd @ 7:30 PM

Don’t  forget to join us on our Facebook event!

I really hope to see you there guys,

Best,

Merce

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: PuB NiGHT Review!

Yesterday, we went to Steamworks for our weekly pub night! It was great because so many people came out (especially some who never have before). I guess they finally decided to join the dark side. But I’m sure it was also because of the Rockies trip! We were all so excited that we couldn’t stop talking about it. We discussed what to pack, what to bring, and how much were are going to enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend.

Life is so much better when you go out to drink during the week, isn’t it? Just wait until the Summer finally starts rolling in…with hot weather and gorgeous sunsets in Vancouver, you’ll be dying to come out to our pub nights every day! 

Actually, there is another reason why I love our weekly pub nights. You get to know everyone a lot better at these events. The more time you share with that person, the more you’ll know about them.  These nights are for  personal stories, laughing together at funny jokes, and sharing great memories. It’s always a good time at INTERNeX pub nights and I also get learn so much about every one.  Who doesn’t want to be around these bunch of lovely people?

Thank you all for coming 😉

Cheers,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

 

INTERNeX Canada: Coping with Culture Shock!

This post is going to be a little different -we’re going to discuss about some of the ways that can help you cope with culture shock! Many of you already know what culture shock means. Basically, it means when people move to a new country or experience a new culture, a way of life, they feel very disoriented and uneasy. Many of you might feel this during the first few days of your visit here! So here are some tips:

  1. Stay active -go work out at your local gym or just go jogging around a park! Different country or not, every one exercises!
  2. Take a hobby outside of working -whether it be playing an instrument or knitting, keep yourself busy with the things you love doing!
  3. Come out to our pub nights, weekly activities and events – this is a great way to meet people who are in the same situation as you! Get some practical advice from them!
  4. Make a list of things you want to accomplish during your stay here -keeping small goals helps you stay motivated!
  5. Stay in touch with your family and friends -it’s important to know that your family or friends back home are just one phone call away, so you are not alone!
  6. Stay connected with INTERNeX -we are here to help you in any way possible, just come talk to us!
  7. Decorate your room with the things that remind you of home -on the days you are homesick, your room can give you comfort and ease since it’s familiar to you.
  8. Don’t be too hard on yourself -take things one day at a time and don’t feel the pressure to know everything. Things will slowly adjust and you’ll most definitely enjoy your time here!

Happy Sunday! 🙂

Cheers,

Flora

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

INTERNeX Canada: Casual Friday

This week is the first week of my new workmate Marianne! And the last week for Janin!

Since I have been here, INTERNeX office has changed a lot! When I arrived the PR team was composed by other 4 citizen of the world girls… then little by little all of them started leaving… first Petra, then Katie, Xenia and the last one Lies. During all this time, Janin were at the office doing her internship in Human Resources.

Vancouver is an active city where everything changes really fast and the same happens with the people. Almost every week you have to say goodbye to someone who has shared your time here, someone with whom has lived your Canadian experience. I am absolutely sure that everybody you meet here, everybody that you will meet in your life, they change you. And Janin and I we have changed together in some ways.

So, this post is for you, Janin! For all the moments that we have living together, for all the breaks, for the Blenz therapy, for the chicken wrap, for the parties, for everything!

You are a basic support here and I will miss you so much! Let´s party tonight in your farewell like there is no tomorrow, because there will be a tomorrow, but not with you…

Remind always to enjoy today because you don´t know what will happen tomorrow! Enjoy the company of everybody you meet and learn about them! And now we have the best chance to know different people with whom enjoy and learn about!

Good luck with the trip, the future projetc, everything…

See you somewhere! But see you!

We will miss you, I will miss you.

Cheers,

Irene

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Picture and Video of the week!

Today we will have the picture and the video of the week together in one blogpost. Why? Because they are both related to our AMAZING Rockies trip! Last weekend we went with a bunch of people to the Canadian Rocky Mountains and we had the time of our lives there!

This picture of the week is taken on the glacier in the Rocky Mountains. We went with a Snocoach Glacier Explorer down to the glacier where there was still a lot of snow. Luckily it wasn’t too cold, so we could just walk around in the snow. Our tour guide Adam took a picture of the whole group in the snow! 1-2-3 JUMP – here is the result! Isn’t it beautiful?

 

The video of the week was also made during our trip in the Rocky Mountains. On Sunday we went to a place called Golden. We had an amazing bonfire there, we did some line dancing and we made a great set-up to prank a guy from our bus, Gerrit. We told him that we were making a movie for the video of the week, so that he had to stand underneath a balcony. When he was standing there ready to say something for the video of the week, Lee emptied a bucket of water from the balcony all over Gerrit. Well, it wasn’t really a lie, because he is still the video of the week! Enjoy the movie, it’s hilarious!

In case you have a picture or video that you would like to share with us, send it with a small description to pr@internexcanada.com and your picture might be the picture of next week.

Cheers,
Claudia

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com