As I gear up to say goodbye to Bravo Group, one phrase has stuck in my head — tourist vs. pilgrim — and what that looks like in my community and work environment. I was introduced to the “tourist vs. pilgrim” concept while studying abroad in Australia around this time a year ago. While both… Read More I’ll Leave You With a Question: Are you a Tourist or Pilgrim?
Since when is it the end of the semester? I still can’t wrap my head around the fact that three and a half months have passed since spring intern orientation. Looking around the Wayne office, I try to remember my first days when everything was new and I, naturally, felt a nervous excitement to take… Read More Thank you, Bravo
You can collect facts until your brain is about to explode with all the information you have stuffed inside of it. But unless you know how to use it, what is it all for? Employers need people who can think for themselves and handle the unknown. In college, you’re given a syllabus at the beginning… Read More Hope for the best, prepare for the worst
I can’t believe it is December. It seems like just yesterday that I was sitting in the conference room for my interview, and now my internship at Bravo Group is at its end. From my first day in September, even though I was a little scared of what to expect, I knew I was going… Read More Final Days in Wayne
I can’t bring myself to write this blog post. I’ve probably stared at this blank page for an hour trying to find the words. I hate goodbyes. I don’t like thinking that saying goodbye to people and places is a goodbye forever. I’m the type of person who tries to be optimistic about leaving people… Read More I Hate Goodbyes
The first time I visited Bravo Group, I was a 7-year-old elementary school student. My mom had just come to work here. My first memory of the company is of a few people carrying boxes out of a small house near the Capitol. Then, the boxes were taken to a tall building where the seventh,… Read More Here’s To Our Future Successes
The office at Bravo Pittsburgh can be summed up in one word: personality. Several times throughout my internship, the staff has joked that we should have a quote board to showcase the insightful and downright hilarious comments people make. These quotes have made me feel welcome and part of the team. Knowing that every one… Read More I’ll Leave You with a Quote
As this summer and my internship are coming to a close, I am filled with mixed feelings. I am excited to go back to school and enter my senior year at Penn State, but I am sad to be leaving my internship and the people I’ve gotten to know and love at Bravo Group. This… Read More I’m Not a Fan of Goodbyes
So far throughout my life I have tried to follow a few hard and fast rules: 1) always make time for simple pleasures, 2) if I can help, I will help and 3) to actively pursue the things that interest me. Therefore, as my time with The Bravo Group comes to close, I must confess… Read More Realizations and Reaffirmations
Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! – Oh, the Places You’ll Go! The end of my time here at Bravo doesn’t just signify the end of a semester. For me, it’s the end of college. On December 15th, sometime in the afternoon, my college experience will come to an end.… Read More Oh, the Places You’ll Go!