We are here

I want to first thank you everyone who made these 3 weeks the best virtual internship it could have been. I want to first thank Campus B and all of the staff from Campus B who worked tirelessly to make this project the best It can be. Also, I want to thank the staff at…

The End of an Unforgettable Experience

Looking back on this experience, I am so grateful that I got to participate in this culturally-immersive and educational program. I have learned more about collaborating cross-culturally in the past four weeks that I had my entire life before Plus3 Global Projects. This was a great opportunity to form new relationships, gain consultation experience, and…

The Final Blog Post: A Reflection Of The Plus 3 Global Project

As the Plus 3 Global Project draws to a close, I have been asked to take some time and reflect on some of the key lessons that I have learned during this unique experience. If I were to write about everything I have learned from the last 3 weeks, I would be writing multiple blog…

Plus3 2021: A Final Goodbye

After a hectic and busy month working through the case competition I feel that I have learned a great deal from my experience with the Plus3 program. Whether that experience be what it is like performing a consulting job for a company or what it is like to communicate and build relationships with those from…

Plus3 Global Projects: The Finale

Wow. I can not believe we are already done. This project has been an amazing experience and I am beyond blessed to have worked with such amazing people. I have learned so much and felt like this experience has taught me so much. One of the first key lessons was that even though in a…

Plus3 Global Projects: The Curtain has Closed

Through this whole day, I’ve been reflecting upon my experience with the Pitt Plus3 Global Projects program that came to a close early this morning. It was so great to hear the presentations the other groups had been working on, as this was really the first time I had heard any of their ideas and…

Zooming to the End: A Goodbye to Plus3 Global Projects

Welcome to my fourth and final blog post of my Plus3 Global Projects journey! These past three and a half weeks have been a blast. From educational to transformative, there are an unlimited number of words that I could use to describe this project.  I am sad today that this will be the last list…

Working Over a Virtual Setting

Over the duration of this month, working with a cross cultural team has proved to have a few challenges along the way. The initial challenge was getting to know my teammates over such an isolating setting. Sometimes through Zoom I have found that it is hard to get to know someone’s personality and what they…

One Week Left! My Experience With PLUS 3 So Far

As we finish off another week of the PLUS 3 Global Project, I can’t help but reflect on the time I’ve spent so far. As we near the final week of the program, all of the teams are in full work mode as we prepare our project reports and presentations for the final case competition….

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

As we enter the final week of Plus3 Global Projects, it is hard to believe how far my team, Students United, has come. As with any experience meeting new people, our first team meeting was filled with awkward silences. This was amplified by the virtual setting of Zoom, where hiding is as easy as clicking…

Communication Through the Wire

After coming up on the end of the third week of the Plus3 I feel confident in my ability to communicate and work with my team in this virtual environment. But this came with some obstacles to overcome before I was able start completing the case project efficiently and at a level of quality that…

Building a Family within Zoom

Working on this cult-culturally has been a unique experience and I am so happy I go to be a part of this experience. It has taught me so many ways on how to work with team members in a virtual setting. Though there was a multitude of challenges to begin with, we have all come…

Plus3 Global Projects: Approaching the Final Week

After coming up on what is now three weeks of working with my team, Global CBPU, I’ve been able to recognize some of the challenges we have as a group as well as realize those I’m having of my own. Overall, I’m very proud of how well our team has worked together so far, and…

Trust: The Key to Teamwork

Say hello to my third blog post! It is hard to believe that there is only one more week left with my team and the Plus3 Global Projects community. This past week has included educational company talks and time to really develop our team’s project report and presentation. Some of the moments over this past…

A Little Over A Week With Plus 3: What I’ve Learned So Far

Despite only being a little over a week into the PLUS 3 Global Projects program, I have learned an incredible amount about not only South American culture and lifestyle, but also about the intricacies and difficulties of cross cultural communication. Early on in our session, we were able learn about the culture map from Ms….

Global Communication: Building bonds through Zoom

Due to the pandemic, we as a society have adapted to communicating more online through applications like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, etc. Using these applications with peers was certainly a challenge but to now do that with a cross-cultural team, brought a whole new experience. There have definitely been some challenges that are involved…

Cross-Cultural Communication

Even only about a week into this program, I have learned a lot about cultural differences when it comes to communication and team projects. In one of our first classes, we learned about and discussed The Culture Map, which highlights differences in workplace cultures and aids people in understanding how to effectively manage in cross-cultural…

New Faces and New Places

Meeting and working with a team of people from various different cultures poses many challenges but with increasing globalization it is something that most individuals will undergo at some point in careers. I am fortunate enough to be able to learn how to function as an effective group member and adapt to solve challenges that…

The Keys to Effective Communication

Working with a cross-cultural team has already proven to be an interesting, rewarding, and extremely refreshing experience. It is so exciting to collaborate with others from around the globe, with different skillsets and ideas. Everyone has had something worthwhile to bring to the table in my group, aMeri Solutions. However, Like anything worth doing doing,…