What to do on the Weekend?

Another Friday has come around and I would love to let you know the exciting things we have happening here at INTERNeX.

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As you might have seen on our Facebook page that the weather wasn’t really in our hands this week so we have had to have a few changes but don’t worry!! Ice Skating on Robson – Square will be happening on Sunday, another great way to enjoy winter in Vancouver. Saturday predicts some showers but Sunday looks like it may just be overcast (what more to expect from winter in the beautiful Canada ahah).

For those looking forward to Skiing, it has been rescheduled to 14th of December.

As one of my first weekend events I’m very excited to spend it Ice Skating with the christmasy atmosphere of beautiful Vancouver. In Australia it is about 31 degrees at the moment and yes, we do spend out Christmas day in our bikinis. This is my second Christmas in the winter and I love it. I hope you all share the same excitement as me and will hold my hand as we have a romantic time trying not to fall over.

However that’s not all that happening for me over the weekend, I will be checking out the Christmas markets if you would also like to check them out they are open from 11:30AM to 9:30PM so I will most likely be filling up on egg nog (a new discovery of mine that I have fallen in love with). A bit of history around it, its the 10th annual authentic German-inspired Christmas Markets where there will be traditional food and beverages, live entertainment and the opportunity to ride downtown Vancouver’s only Christmas Carousel. Don’t forget to buy your tickets online (adult is $12.99, Youth is $6.99).

If you are looking for a bit more of a romantic evening then I would suggest Stanley park, since Bright Nights has been available for the public. If you love Christmas lights then you will not be disappointed if you go.

Wishing you all the best for the weekend and make the most of it 🙂

xoxo
– Sabrina

International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
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Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Who I am? – Barbara the new PR Coordinator

If you have only once in your life the chance to do an practicum during your studies, you should take it immediately. The best way is to come to INTERNeX in Vancouver. After a difficult arrival, I finally made it (my eTA didn’t work and they almost wouldn’t let me fly). I am really curious about this unknown country. The first two days I was jet lagged. But now I am used to the nine-hour time difference.

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To cut a long story short. My name is Barbara, I am 20 years old and do a dual degree study in Germany. My employer is the federal employment agency of Germany. I am living in the south of Germany more precisely in the federal state Bavaria.

What am I doing at home? In my free time I play the trombone at a brass band. Additionally I own a horse called Holiday. On the weekends I like to go hiking in the Bavarian mountains and in the winter months I go skiing very often. I live in a little village with my parents and my two sisters.

When they told me, that I have the opportunity to do an practicum abroad, my first thought was Canada. I did not believe that this would truly work, but now I am here. The first contact with Tim was great. He gave me the confirmation for the practicum very quick. I was really happy, that I could come to Vancouver. On the one hand I like to travel and see new places a lot. On the other I love the mountains. And Vancouver unites incredible mountains, the sea and the big city life.

For the next six weeks I will support the PR team of INTERNeX together with the other two new PR coordinators. I am very curious what awaits me.

I look forward to meeting you at tomorrows PuBNiGHT at the Yale!

-Barbara

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

What to do on the weekend?

It’s Friday, meaning it’s the weekend. If you don’t have any plans yet, here are some ideas. I hope you’re hungry, because this weekend is a foodie’s dream.

North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market begins today, with some of Vancouver’s best food vendors. Just to give you an idea of the size, the free market has over 100 vendors, and you will also be able find 19 beer garden, as well as other entertainment. The market is open from 5pm to 10pm. In case you already have plans for tonight, don’t worry the market is open every Friday until 27 September. More infos at: https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/north-vancouver-shipyards-night-market-dates-2019

And now for all the Germans and German fans: The “Prost Haus”, a Bavarian themed beer hall, just opened on the rooftop of 900 Granville street. There, you will be able to find authentic German food like Pretzels, Bratwurst and, of course, Beer. So if you’re feeling a bit homesick, go check it out.

In case you’re in the mood for a bit more Mediterranean food, specifically Greek, I got you covered. This weekend is the 41st Vancouver Greek food festival. Not only will you find lots of food there, but also music, entertainment and history. So if you want to experience Greek culture, this is your chance. The festival is at 4500 Arbutus St from Friday to Sunday.

After all that food you might want to consider some exercise. A group of us is going to the trampoline park in New Westminster on Sunday evening at 5:30. You are still welcome to join. Just sent me message on facebook, so I know who is coming. https://www.facebook.com/events/2258540541073418/

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I hope you guys have a great weekend!

-Megan

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

 

Newest member of the INTERNeX Team

Tomorrow is PuB NiGHT, and there will be a new girl joining you. Me. My name is Megan and I’m the new PR-Coordinator at INTERNeX. I will work alongside Jasmin the next few weeks and organize events, trips and the PuB NiGHTs, and of course inform you about them on Facebook and the INTERNeX blogMegan-03.

I guess, I should tell you a bit more about myself. I’m 24 years old and I’m from northern Germany, where I study International Management. Two years ago, I spent a semester abroad in Victoria, where I had the most amazing time and fell in love with the Canadian culture.
So when I saw the INTERNeX job posting for the PR practicum in Vancouver, it was a no brainer for me to apply. It includes everything I like: meeting new people, adventures, and Canada.
Thus, you can imagine I was thrilled when I got the position. Getting to Canada wasn’t the easiest, but that is a story for another time. Now, I am here (…finally), and excited to see what the big city has to offer.

By the way, I am a foodie. So, if you are looking for somebody to go try new foods with, I’m your girl. Also, be prepared for some random dance sessions out of nowhere, paired with some clumsiness and maybe even some bad singing.

I am looking forward to meeting all of you tomorrow at Moose’s Down Under.

– Megan

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

A fresh breeze in the PR-Team

Who is that small girl sitting in the INTERNeX office? It is me, Kerstin. I am now joining Bart and Mandy as a member of the PR-Team. Some of you, I already met this weekend on the ice or in the Yale Saloon. For the rest, let me introduce myself.

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I am 22 years old and currently studying International Leisure Management in Breda, an awesome city in the Netherlands. This practicum at INTERNeX is part of my study program. And no, I am not Dutch – I am German, from a city called Aachen in the western part of Germany. I really do like the Dutchies, but I decided that it is time now for a new challenge here in Canada.

I enjoy making plans and organizing ahead, so I keep lists and notes for everything and I am happy whenever a plan is working out properly. Since I love the sea, mountains, but also busy cities, I think that Vancouver is the place to be for me. As a scout, I am prepared for the Canadian big city and wildlife. I can be enthusiastic about the smallest things and I am always in for new actions.

So, the PR-Team becomes international from now on. Until August, I will make sure that you can experience many fun activities with us here in Vancouver! I am already excited to ski, hike, party and play games with you!

I am looking forward to meeting all of you at our PuBNiGHT tomorrow. See you there!

– Kerstin

INTERNeX International Exchange
International Village,
Suite 2077, 2079 – 88 West Pender Street
Vancouver, Canada -V6B 6N9-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

ANOTHER TEMPORARY GERMAN INTERNeX PR-COORDINATOR

Here’s another German student who is doing an internship at INTERNeX. My name is Denise and I’m a 19-year-old student of Industrial Management at the DHBW in Karlsruhe. During my time in Vancouver I will support INTERNeX with their PR tasks that means I will be your new PR-Coordinator for the next 3 months. My assignment is to organize the Pub Nights and any other activities.

I just arrived in Vancouver Friday 18th and I already fell in love with this city. I have never been to Canada or the USA before and it’s my first time that I stay away from home for so long. But now I have the chance to pass an amazing practicum at INTERNeX and afterwards I’m going to travel to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas and I’m sure this is going to be another gorgeous time. All the while I wanted to go to America. So that’s why I would say that I’m killing two birds with one stone in the next 3 months. Furthermore “[my] life will be other people’s vacation” (at least for the next 12 weeks).

I am looking forward to see all of you. I hope we will have an amazing time and a lot of fun together moreover I hope that I will do my job as well as Amiel did.

See you guys soon,

Denise

INTERNeX International Exchange – PR Coordinator

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INTERNeX Canada: Thanks Josephine & Rhys

Thank you Josephine & Rhys for taking care of the weekly PuB NiGHT! We, here at the office, really appreciated that you organised the PuB NiGHTS for the last month or so and I also think that everyone else was more than happy to go to the PuB NiGHTS with you. I hope you will still joining us for PuB NiGHT. Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset

Thank you so much Josephine & Rhys for helping out!