Welcome Pompaem from Korat!

Name: Siriwan Sura (Pompaem) Department: Trade Fairs Internship Period: 1 June – 31 July 2017 Motto: “Actions speak louder than words” Tell us about your hometown! I was born in a province called Surin, which is located in the Northeast of Thailand. Surin is also well-known as the village of elephants. Adjacent to Cambodia, it has a lot of ancient stone temples, made of red bricks … Continue reading Welcome Pompaem from Korat!

Welcome Noelle from Frankfurt!

Name: Noelle Roemer Department: Consultancy Services Internship Period: 1 July – 31 August 2017 Motto: “Be creative, be useful, be practical, be generous and finish big.” Why did you choose this department? I am currently trying to figure out which field I could envision myself working in the future. Consultancy is one area which interests me a lot. Moreover, as I could see myself working … Continue reading Welcome Noelle from Frankfurt!

Welcome Ansgar from Bad Hersfeld!

Name: Ansgar Schäfer Department: GTDEE Internship Period: 29 May – 30 November 2017 Motto: “Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.” Tell us about your hometown! I’m from Bad Hersfeld, a small town in the middle of Germany. You might find it on the return address … Continue reading Welcome Ansgar from Bad Hersfeld!

Welcome Jenny from Nienburg (Saale)

Name: Jenny Kleeblatt Department: Membership, Event & Communications Internship Period: 2 May – 31 August 2017 Motto: “When one door closes, another door opens!” Why did you choose to do an internship at GTCC, no other German Chambers of Commerce in Asia or companies? Before answering this question, I should mention that I have never been to Asia before. The wish for living outside of … Continue reading Welcome Jenny from Nienburg (Saale)

Welcome Malte from Paderborn

Name: Malte Hischemöller Department: Consultancy Services Internship Period: 2 May – 31 July 2017 Motto: “Never underestimate the power of your mind to boost your happiness.” What did you do before you came here? Before I came to Thailand, I finished my last ordinary semester in International Economics and Management at the University of Paderborn. Currently, I write my master thesis about the impacts of … Continue reading Welcome Malte from Paderborn

Songkran 2017 – A tradition in Change: From Spirituality to Massive Water Fights

As most of the interns, I was quiet astonished when my colleagues announced that everyone should get ready for the Office Songkran Blessings, which were supposed to heralding the start of Thailand’s New Year. Although I was aware of the country’s popular water festival, which later definitely surpassed my initial expectations, I got positively surprised when realizing that Songkran is by far more spiritually oriented … Continue reading Songkran 2017 – A tradition in Change: From Spirituality to Massive Water Fights

Welcome Timo from Butjadingen

GTCC Department: Membership, Event & Communications Internship Period: 24 April – 25 August 2017 Motto: Follow your heart, but do not lose your head! Tell us about your hometown? Hi! While describing my place of birth, I need to admit that basically it would not be like “town”. Considering roughly 500 inhabitants it should rather be called village. Exactly there appears one advantage of this way … Continue reading Welcome Timo from Butjadingen