Category Archives: Updates

  • Software Developer/Database Designer – GBI Wichita

    Software Developer/Database Designer – GBI Wichita

    Location: United States Duration: Our start/end dates are negotiable. We ask for at least 5 weeks of student time and can offer 10 to 15 hours per week working. Team size: 1 (male or female) Required: 2 semesters of programing or database course work at current university.  Potential interns be ...
  • Media Engagement Team (IT) – GBI Middle East

    Media Engagement Team (IT) – GBI Middle East

    Region: Middle East Duration: Summer Team size: 2 Interns  Requirements:  Sophomore or above Completed two years at university prior to internship Male (due to location culture) Preferred Majors: Information Technology Marketing/Advertising Communications Computer Science Computer/Software ...
  • Photographer /Videographer /Writer Intern – GBI Central Asia

    Photographer /Videographer /Writer Intern – GBI Central Asia

    Region: Central Asia Duration: June to mid-August  Team size: 2-4 Interns  Requirements:  Sophomore or above Completed two years at university prior to internship Interns are required to bring your own DSLR or mirrorless camera Preferred Majors: Photography/Videography Marketing/Advertising ...
  • Bringing Fruit to the Mountainsides

    Bringing Fruit to the Mountainsides

    A few weeks ago we met a man in a village who told us he had built his own ram pump. When he showed it to us it looked like it was the real deal. We did not know the dimensions of his pump but we wanted to give him a pipe to get a […]
  • Responsibility and Community

    Responsibility and Community

    This week, my boss has been out of town, so I’ve conducted several HR duties in his absence, with increased responsibility and autonomy. I loved the independence of this past week, and as I reflect on my performance, I think I excelled under the added pressure. It was truly a real-life ...
  • Eating and Swimming and Stories

    Eating and Swimming and Stories

    Wednesday we were invited to join the class of English students we’ve been working with as they celebrated the end of Ramadan, a holiday here called, “Eid Ramazan.” The summary of the entire day is simple: Travel to one house and eat food. Then go to the next house and eat food. Then go ...
  • How can we better the lives of our employees?

    How can we better the lives of our employees?

    Human Resources is often thought of as a necessary evil in business, the hiring-and-firing department that polices office hallways keeping everyone in line. Nothing has been further from my experience working in HR this summer. I’ve learned many of the ins and outs of this area of ...
  • How different work is from school!

    How different work is from school!

    How different work is from school! The realm of academia seems to be increasingly preoccupied with memorizing facts and regurgitating information onto exam papers. This summer, while I have enjoyed using some university-aqcuired skills (like data processing and Six Sigma methodology), I have ...
  • Spreadsheets and ERP and Invoices, oh my!

    Spreadsheets and ERP and Invoices, oh my!

    Spreadsheets and ERP and Invoices, oh my! Accounting encompasses both the grand scale of financial statements and the daily processing that involves thousands of little things. Some of my routine responsibilities include backing up data into spreadsheets, bank reconciliations, updating posted ...
  • Horses and Hospitality

    Horses and Hospitality

    On Tuesday we got to practice the art of hospitality in true Central Asian style! Three workers from the company’s office in another city in-country came to visit and got to be our house guests! Their main reason for visiting was to see how the workers here operated and get advice on how ...