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  1. Career
    1. My One and Only
    2. Interning at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo
    3. S. Takata Memorial Research Library and My Research Theme
    4. Building a Career in Japan - Don't let the Japanese people beat you in linguistic skills and cultural comprehension -
    5. 67 years after World War II
    6. What is a life plan? From the National Bar Exam to becoming a painter
    7. Job-hunting experience note -Receiving a job offer from the first-choice company is not a dream-
    8. Job-hunting experience note -Self-analysis is about "Constructing one-self"-
    9. The skill-levels of world-class top talents are extremely high. That is why, in order to compete against the world, ambition and aspiration is necessary.
    10. Japan's passport did not come falling from the skies. Fight now for the respect of the future Japanese.
    11. OECD Internship Report
    12. Settling down in Waseda
    13. Be true to yourself, boldly step forward into the things that excite you!
    14. Job Hunting experience notes
    15. In Finland, as an Artist and a Researcher
    16. Using My experiences from Waseda,
    17. Waseda:An everlasting bond
    18. Recent report from Denmark
    19. Submission from WiN member (Recent Report)
    20. Memories of Waseda
    21. My experience at Waseda
    22. My time at Waseda University
    23. Teaching Position at Korea University
  1. Event Reports
    1. C21 Tokyo Challenge
    2. Enjoying a taste of South-East Asia: Vietnamese Bánh Mì Sandwiches and Milo
    3. Looking Back on the "Go Global Japan" English Presentation Contest
    4. Student Visa Day at the American Embassy
    5. 3rd Place Finish in the "Hong Kong Cup"
    6. Students' Day at the American Embassy
    7. ASIAN STUDENTS ENVIRONMENT PLATFORM 2012: Environmental field studies by students from Japan, China, and Korea
    8. Reflections on the Universitas21 Undergraduate Research Conference 2012 Part 2: Non-academic conference learning
    9. Reflections on the Universitas21 Undergraduate Research Conference 2012 Part 1: Academic conference learning
    10. The 7th Foreigner's Traditional Japanese Dance Exhibition: Waseda University student performers' questionnaire interview
    11. [Event] Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference 2012 at Waseda University - ended in a great success!
  1. Gourmet
    1. What Do You Do With a Major in Ramen?
  1. Others
    1. "Ship for South East Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP)"
    2. Exchange Students from US Reunite at Waseda after 30 years
    3. "Like" WiN on Facebook!
    4. WiN Blog starts
  1. Sports
    1. Learning How "To Think" Through Waseda University's Track & Field
    2. Participating in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
    3. "Participating in the XXV Winter Universiade Games (2011/Erzurum)"
    4. My experience with Waseda's American Football Bukatsu
  1. Study Abroad
    1. Shifting Cultivation and the Challenge of Sustainability in Mopungchuket Village, India
    2. Building the TOMODACHI Generation
    3. Kakehashi Project Report
    4. The Double Degree Program at Peking University
    5. Camping and Snowshoeing in Canada
    6. An Encouragement of two-stages approach to study abroad
    7. Studying abroad in Brisbane, Australia
    8. A new kind of Study Abroad
    9. 14-Day Short term Study Abroad Program in Chowgule College, Goa - "What can I do? What can they do? What can you do?"
    10. From Tsugaru strait to the African highest peak Kilimanjaro
    11. PIANO LINE -Seattle Study Abroad Chronicles-
    12. In Finland, as an Artist and a Researcher
    13. What I learned about China through Shanghai Fudan University
    14. Why are those who've experienced study abroad programs a little different? -Full Japanese SILS student reveals the whole story of studying abroad -
    15. China, The Neighboring Country You Do Not Know ~ My Encounter at Peking University ~
    16. Study Abroad Experience Notes
    17. C'est la vie! This is life! Work hard, Play hard.
    18. Study abroad @ Taiwan
    19. Study abroad @ Beijing
  1. Study in Japan
    1. Visiting the Prime Minister's Residene
    2. IPS Summer School 2016: Culture Meets Culture
    3. The World is Smaller than We Think
    4. Waseda Summer 2016
    5. The Opportunity of a Lifetime
    6. Experiencing Village Life at Kijimadaira
    7. A Fantastic Opportunity
    8. A Rewarding Experience
    9. An Amazing Experience
    10. Take Me Wonder by Wonder
    11. I Couldn't Ask for More
    12. Another Kokusaibu Story
    13. SAKURA Exchange Program in Science
    14. I Want to Go Again!
    15. More than Good Sushi
    16. Immersive Experience into the Japanese Culture
    17. 40 Years of Memories in a Photo
    18. Experiencing Everything First Hand
    19. Waseda Summer Session wasn't like any other Summer Camp
    20. Looking Forward to the Past
    21. Weeding a Rice Paddy ~Field Trip to Niigata~
    22. Japan Study Students to Waseda: A message from the class of 1983-84
    23. Developing Medical and Welfare Robots ~The Challenges of Kabe Laboratory, Faculty of Human Sciences~
    24. Recollecting experiences of Exchange Programme at Waseda
    25. Kuroda Kazuo Interview: About Studying in Japan
  1. Volunteer Activity
    1. Taking the first step in volunteering
    2. "Volunteer experience in earthquake-hit area Natori"
    3. "The Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Volunteering"
    4. How my perspective changed through volunteering
    5. Tohoku Volunteer
    6. Great East Japan Earthquake    "Fumbaro East Japan Support Project"


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Blog:Mar, 2012

The skill-levels of world-class top talents are extremely high. That is why, in order to compete against the world, ambition and aspiration is necessary.

ICC webmagazine

Name: Yohei Shibasaki
Fourth Valley Concierge Inc.
Chief Executive Officer

Born in 1975.
Sophia University School of Foreign Languages English Department graduate.
After graduating, he worked at Sony Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment.
After leaving the company peacefully in September, 2007, he founded Fourth Valley Concierge Inc. in November of the same year, becoming the representative director.

It is fun to constantly do things that are new and exciting.
How was your experience as a university student? What inspired you to think globally?
  At the university, from 3pm to late at night, all I did was American Football. I barely attended my classes during the daytime. I founded a social circle that interacts with international students. I entered Sophia University with a global image, but almost everyone on campus was Japanese at the time.
There were many international students at the Ichigaya Campus, and I felt it was meaningless for me to be attending that university unless I interact more with those foreign students. So I traveled back and forth between campuses every day, eating lunch and spending time with the international students. When I had time off from American Football practice, I went on vacations with the international students.
When did I start thinking globally? I lived in England in my childhood. I think that inspired it. The idea of having a global platform in the future has always been vaguely in my mind since I was very little. That feeling became stronger as I grew older, and I chose my university for that reason.
When it was time to get employed, the only global company in Japan that I could think of was Sony. With the dream of becoming an active player in the world, I entered Sony.

What is your current job?
  We support Japan’s leading global companies in hiring outstanding new graduates from all over the world. For example, we hold job hunting events and career counseling. This is because, what I noticed the most when I was at Sony was the high level of the world’s top talents. Japan is skilled at engineering, but we have always lost to the global level of professionalism in fields such as corporate planning and marketing. I watched many incredible people around the world, and wanted to bring them to the head offices of Japanese global companies.
The global standard way of working is completely opposite of the Japanese approach, so this is something I explain thoroughly to the international students that are job-hunting. We are currently linked with 700 universities in over 30 countries, and are creating a global network through research. The human resource industry was originally domestic, but I imagined that if we include the entire world, the market would become something completely different. This becomes very exciting, and is a type of international exchange as well, so I think this is a new business model with a strong impact. Our goal now is to stop specializing in only foreigners, and become a company that handles excellence from all over the world.

Is there anything you keep in mind when dealing with people from foreign countries?
  Two things: First, whether they are Japanese or foreign, I treat them exactly the same. And second, my actions cannot be too Japanese-oriented. I try to match the global standard as much as possible. If I treat the foreign employees with too much extra care, it would be disrespectful to the Japanese employees. There are all types of people at the company.
When the company was founded, we hired international students as part-time workers. When I called out to them to lend their intelligence in founding a new company, I received an incredible amount of applications. If we were to create a business for foreigners, it was important for me to be with foreigners and always listen to their opinions, thinking together with them in creating a business for foreigners.


The Japanese new graduates are the loosest in the world. New graduates still lack a lot of experience.
Japanese students are said to be very inward-oriented. What do you think about that?
  When you look at the entirety of Japanese students, there may be an increase in that inward way of thinking. However, I do not feel that type of mentality from any of the students that I interact with, the type that enter companies that represent Japan. From the students that I deal with on a daily basis, the ones that are going to carry the future of Japan, I do not foresee an increase of that type of inward mentality, not one bit. Not all of them need to be global, but, the ones up top that are going to spread their wings to the world, I doubt they think that way at all.
Also, it is not the students’ fault that they are being seen as inward-thinking. I think the responsibility lies in the Japanese companies and society. I believe that Japan’s old business structure and system are affecting the Japanese students in a negative way. If you get rid of mass employment, more students would study abroad. If a more direct way of employment was adopted like they do overseas –through internship, and later, employment when both parties feel a match— there would be less 1-day internships and more long-term internships in Japan. I think the fall of Japanese presence is a much worse influence than the Japanese students’ inward mentality.

How do you perceive the Japanese universities today?
  This can be answered through the comparison of Japanese students and students overseas. Through seeing students from all over the world, Japan is comparatively weak at competitions. This is not only in studies, but for all things. To be frank, Japan’s new graduates are the loosest in the world. Japan’s job-hunting is now a social problem, but the nomination rate is the loosest in the world.
Japan is the only country in the world that does graduate recruitment throughout the country. For example, Korean new graduates compete with people that are going through a change of occupation, so there is no way a student can win. In Japan, there is mass employment so it is actually very easy to get employed. Long-term employment is the cultural norm in Japan, so the number of people employed is very large. The global standard, however, is the exact opposite.
Overseas, the average number of years a top new graduate stays employed at the first company they enter is 3 years. Skills and abilities are necessary to be employed at a top-level company overseas, so a students’ major at the university links directly to employment. Everyone interns for at least 6 months to a year. Their future visions are vivid, and ideas of how they can participate actively in the business world are distinct. Almost nobody thinks about those types of things in Japan.
It is difficult to go against top talents overseas, who are trained to become adults under constant pressure. Therefore, in various fields, many things about the seniors in Japanese universities can be said to be very green, lacking a lot of necessary experience.

The way you spend time at the university affects your consciousness toward the future
What should a student do at the university in preparation for future competition with the world?
  What I recommend to everyone is to study abroad at a leading university in Asia. I think there are still many people who study abroad in America, but it is mostly to study English, and a few extra things. Of course, interaction with Western students is incredible. But the business market of the future is inarguably Asia, and being in contact with Asian talents is extremely valuable in business. I recommend it from this perspective. Leading universities have high-level talents that become future leaders of their countries. Different countries have strengths in different industries, and I think it would be an interesting experience to attend a university or graduate school with a strength that interests you.
My next advice may be a cliché, but I recommend traveling to a developing country while you are a student.
My last advice is to experience working. I think it is an important process to review your business senses at an early stage by using about 1 month of your summer vacation to challenge long-term internship at a company. This allows you to strongly link your future career with your remaining student life. Your consciousness should change through extracurricular activities. And I think universities and companies need to provide these types of environments.

In your own words, please describe a “high-level global talent”
  It is someone that strives to reach the top of the world. The word “top” has various descriptions, but I mean it as someone that strives to better themselves to a high level. I believe these types of talents will be in demand from now on. What is the most important is the desire to reach the top, and the strength of that feeling.
No matter how excellent you are, you cannot go there if you do not have a strong heart. People with strong hearts put in effort, so they always go up. Every excellent student I have ever met has always had strong ambition. Not a single person has that “I’m fine with whatever” attitude. They are highly ambitious with solid ideas of how they want to change their country and the world. Being skilled in language does not make you a global talent. English skills are necessary, of course, but that is different from global talent. What is important is the ambition, and people with strong hearts are valued.
Fourth Valley Concierge Inc.  

Editorial note
Starting a little later than usual, the job-hunting season for this year has officially begun. While many students begin thinking about employment after entering this season, Mr. Shibasaki’s wish for students to reconfirm their connection with society, and live their university life with their careers in mind at all times, has left a big impression in me.
Experiencing long-term internship with a purpose, increasing contact with working members of society, and expanding your area of activity, may be some of the first steps to finding out the mechanism of society. Through this interview, in addition to seeing the difference of job hunting in Japan and overseas, I felt a strong difference in the students’ consciousness towards employment, making me feel tense and humbled.
Sin Riku (School of International Liberal Studies)

ICC webmagazine (Japanese only)

Japan's passport did not come falling from the skies. Fight now for the respect of the future Japanese.

ICC webmagazine

Name:Yoshikazu Kato
Columnist for the British Financial Times, Chinese version.
Commentator for Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV.

Born in 1984 in Shizuoka Prefecture.
After graduating high school in 2003, he went to study abroad in Beijing University, where he graduated from the masters program of the Graduate School of International Studies. He is a columnist for the British Financial Times, Chinese version; Researcher at Beijing University; and commentator for Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV. He receives over 300 interviews a year, and writes more than 200 columns. His newest books are, “What the Chinese Are Thinking Now,” and “A Message From North Korean Super Elites to the Japanese.”

“If it’s important, say it in one minute.”
What is your intention behind your business card?
 I’m Yoshikazu Kato, so it says “Yoshikazu Kato.” In performing global activities, a name is more of a “sufficient condition” than a “necessary condition.” In Japan, you are judged by your title or company. For example, if someone is a general manager or a section chief, that alone defines whether that person is incredible or not. Overseas, this is completely meaningless. 
 I participated in a conference in Singapore two days ago. I used this same business card. My title was completely irrelevant. From this, I felt that insight was more important than a business card (laughing). On the other hand, a name is very important. A name is something you receive from your parents, so it is only natural to treat it with respect. Competing thoroughly with your name is the best way to be a dutiful son or daughter.

Besides business cards, what else do you keep in mind for self introductions?
 Here is an example from two days ago. Everyone I met, as I shook their hand, I would explain what I was doing in Singapore, why I came, what is troubling me, and why I want to communicate with them. That is everything. If you prepare yourself to always be ready to give a one-minute presentation, you can compete in the global market. 
 In Japan, in places like Nagatacho or Kasumigaseki, people just hand out their business cards and leave. This is a waste of natural resources. What I want to suggest to Japanese schools is to teach the students to be able to give one minute presentations about themselves. In first grade elementary school, be able to do it in Japanese. As a freshman in high school: in English. And as an adult: a second foreign language, preferably Chinese. As you grow, the contents are constantly updated. Whether public or private school, I think this should be practiced during the homeroom period.

When did you start thinking globally?
 I think I learned the word “global” in the past 10 years, but I have always had the world on my mind, even as a child. My hobby as a five-year-old was looking at the world map. I would spin the globe as I ponder things like, “Why is the capital of Sri Lanka such a long name?” or “Why are there so many people of different nationalities living in France?”
I began looking at the world map to rebel, rather than going into it naturally. I was born in a very conservative region. A feeling of entrapment was always present, and I would wonder why people always tried to crush my actions.
 In order to find an answer, I had to view things in an objective, relative way. I would first go to another city within Japan. This did not help, since Japan is a homogenized society.
I already wanted to go abroad at this point, but in order to accomplish something, we need three things: a purpose, the ability, and the conditions. Without all three of these, it is difficult. I think I had the purpose and the ability, but it took a while for the conditions to materialize. I did not get to go abroad until I was 18.

A crisis is a chance. The language lesson with a street vendor lady
How did you learn Chinese?
 When I was studying at Beijing University, all classes closed due of the spread of SARS. The current Japanese Embassy in Beijing was recommending a forced return home. I stayed, of course, but all other Japanese around me had left. But a crisis is a chance. I decided to figure out a way to communicate with the people around me and learn Chinese.
 I became friends with an older lady, a street vendor at the West Gate of Beijing University. That lady taught me Chinese. I began by buying ice cream from her and shaking her hand. From then on, I visited her every day. We would talk continuously for 8 hours a day. It was difficult trying to find topics for conversations.
 An average day would begin by waking up at 4:30am, studying the dictionary, jogging while listening to the radio, and a simple breakfast after returning home. I was with the vendor lady by 8am, and we would talk until around 4pm. As we would talk, all sorts of people would come and enter the conversations. The vendor lady’s network was amazing.

Through socializing with people there, what did you learn besides the Chinese language?
 In my opinion, the Chinese are advanced in the fields of networking and intelligence. They are able to create a Chinatown in every country. Can the Japanese do such thing? We cannot. There is a distinct difference between hanging out with only Japanese folks abroad, and the formation of a community followed by participation in the foreign country’s economy.
 The Chinese society is a society of mutual distrust. When they communicate with a stranger, it always starts with distrust. The Japanese society adopts a belief that human nature is fundamentally good; more so than any other society in the world. Distrust of strangers and being able to see things in a critical way; this way of thinking is important. My impression is that the Chinese, overall, are good at throwing a curve, no matter what they are doing. They have a sense of humor too. I realized that politeness alone is not productive.
 I learned various things besides the Chinese language from the vendor lady. I learned that you cannot trust strangers easily like the Japanese do. It is important to have your own approach to information. You cannot gobble up information. For me, I think information is trustworthy only if newspapers across more than two borders say the same thing. You must construct your own way of approaching correct perception and correct information. This, you must work on every day. This is extremely important in all fields, whether you are a journalist, a scholar, or a businessman.
How were you able to establish a personal network?
 It began with an interpretation job. I had figured that translation was the most intellectual part-time job, and studied hard for it. I got a good score in a test called “HSK,” so I was able to begin translating three months after arriving in China. A year later, I was able to perform consecutive interpretation, and 6 months after that, simultaneous interpretation.
 I did not end it there, as simply an interpreter. I went to various places. For example, I met heavyweight politicians at the Great Hall of the People; the Japanese equivalent of a national assembly. I participated in the conference as an interpreter. First, I would perform the job thoroughly. During break time, I would observe the political leaders. I would then try “accidentally” running into them in the bathroom. Sometimes, I may drop their jackets from chairs, saying, “Oh, excuse me, you dropped this,” and pick it up for them. They would reply, “Thank you. You’re a nice guy.”
I created my own opportunities for communication. I expanded my network creatively and actively.

Going abroad is “low-risk, high-return,” and even “low cost”
What sorts of things did you feel from living abroad?
 My love for Japan grew. I also realized that, to the locals abroad, I represent the country of Japan. Through communicating with people of various nationalities in China, my awareness of my Japanese identity became stronger. I disliked Japan from when I was very little. But it frustrated me when people in China misunderstood or criticized Japan. I thought I disliked Japan, but those things still bothered me. I believe this is a healthy type of patriotism.
 Also, when I would say my own personal opinion, it is interpreted by a foreigner as the opinion of Japan as a whole. This comes with an incredible amount of responsibility. Therefore, it is important to study the position and history of Japan in the international society. In an international society, it is very embarrassing not being able to answer a direct question regarding Japan.

Please give a word of advice to the students.

 It is important to realize how privileged you are. You have access to much more information than students in other countries. If you have a Japanese passport, you can literally go anywhere. In addition, the yen is strong right now. If you don’t go abroad now, when are you ever going to go?
In China, the Chinese Yuan has not been revalued yet, and a visa is required everywhere you go. In order to obtain an American visa in Beijing, you must get in a 500 meter-long line in front of the American Embassy. That is how bad they want to go.
 I do not intend to vaguely tell you to go abroad. I am sure that students are wondering whether to get employed, go to graduate school, or study abroad. This is my advice to you: First, expand your options. Second, expand your field of view so that you can choose the right option. The reason you want to do something new is because you are dissatisfied with the current situation. It is extremely important to look at yourself from a different viewpoint and location, asking yourself who you are and what you really want to do.
 In addition, going abroad while you are a student is “low-risk, high-return.” It is even low-cost. If you are lost and you want a new perception, go study abroad, or travel abroad. Take yourself to an unfamiliar place.
 The reason it is easy for the Japanese to go abroad is because our predecessors worked extremely hard for it. That is why we have the current passport. It did not come falling from the skies. The future of the Japanese passport depends on each and every one of us. Our actions abroad link directly to our future passport, and how much the future Japanese are respected in the international society. This awareness is important. This creates a feeling of tension. When we humans feel tension, we are able to become serious.

Editorial note
During the interview, Mr. Kato answered the questions with an outpour of enthusiasm. I was overwhelmed. From each word, I felt a depth that derives from experience. I believe there was a time for him when things were very difficult, and very painful. His persuasiveness must derive from what he saw after his resistance to the hard times and pain.
The words, “Our passports did not come falling from the skies,” left a big impression in my heart. We wonder whether or not to travel abroad or study abroad, but we must be thankful for the fact that we even have an option. I believe we must continue building on the roads that our predecessors created for us, for the next generation.
Ryo Aihara (Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Freshman)


 ICC webmagazine (Japanese only)

OECD Internship Report



Name in full: Nari Been
Country or region of origin : The Republic of  Korea
Period attended at Waseda:September. 2010 -August, 2012
Status at Waseda University : International Student  Master’s Program 2nd year
Place of enrollment at Waseda University :Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies
Specialty at Waseda University : Economic Development
Advisor at Waseda University : Professor FUWA Nobuhiko

Through the Waseda-OECD internship program, I was given the opportunity to work as an intern at the OECD Development Cooperative Directorate (DCD) from October 10 to December 1, 2011. Within the OECD, DCD plays an important role promoting transnational partnerships for development aid and contributing to developing ‘better policies for better lives’ (the OECD’s 50th Anniversary mission statement) through transparent data on development finance and improved development cooperation practices and policies. Thus with a strong interest in development issues, I applied to DCD without hesitation. Another reason I chose DCD was to participate in the run-up to a forum called ‘The 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4*)’ which took place from November 29 to December 1, 2011. The HLF was established to discuss concerns with the way aid was provided and enhance the effectiveness of aid, and it has become the most important and largest international forum for discussions on aid and development effectiveness.

Promptly after submitting my application, I was contacted by DCD, presumably because I was a Korean and the HLF-4 was to be held in Busan, Korea. I was eventually selected as an intern and started my internship in October. The reason I started working in October was because, as a MEXT scholarship student, I was not allowed to stay outside of Japan for more than two months and thus wanted to finish my internship on the last day of the HLF-4. However, for those who are interested in working as a consultant at the OECD in the future, I strongly encourage doing an internship for about 6 months to make greater contributions to your designated team in terms of researching or publishing reports. By doing so, OECD staff will recognize your efforts and welcome you when you apply for a consultant position after you finish your internship. 

During the internship period, my official title was ‘Communication Specialist’ and I was a part of the Communications Division that is in charge of proofreading, design, and publicity of all reports and documents published by DCD. During the preparation period for the HLF-4, the Communication Division mainly focused on the publicity, communication, and media-related work for the HLF-4, and some of my roles were to gather useful information from various resources that were to be displayed on the DCD websites and manage the HLF-4 e-library website as well as the actual library space in the conference center where the HLF-4 was held. 

Besides the Communication Division, I also worked with the Aid Quality & Architecture (AQuA) Division, which was in charge of important preparations for the HLF-4 including selecting and inviting speakers, guests, and VIPs from across the globe, organizing various thematic sessions and events, and creating all HLF-4-related documents. Before the HLF-4, all AQuA and Communication Division staff, including myself, spent busy days trying to organize a large-scale international conference that would host renowned leaders such as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. After the HLF-4, we all felt great satisfaction about our accomplishments and I felt extremely lucky and glad to make a contribution as a part of a great team. It was especially rewarding to see the HLF-4 being held in my home country; it was an historical event for Korea, the only country in the world so far that has transformed itself from an aid recipient to an aid donor. During the opening ceremony of the HLF-4, Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak also expressed the joy of hosting the HLF-4 in Busan, which has transformed from a poor port town where relief goods from all around the world arrived after the Korean War into the 5th largest port city in the world.

Through the internship, which was short-term but action-packed, I not only became familiar with some important development issues but also learned a great deal about various aspects of the OECD, which I believe was the biggest advantage of the internship. For example, by interacting with OECD staff and joining many internal discussions, I was able to enhance my knowledge and insights about the organizational structure, atmosphere, and people of the OECD. Meanwhile, by communicating with the people outside of the OECD and observing external meetings such as Sherpa meetings, I had a clearer understanding of the OECD’s role, influence, and status in the international community. Thanks to the internship experience, I became more interested in working in an international organization like the OECD in the future, and I deeply appreciate all people who helped me successfully participate in and complete the internship.

*For detailed information regarding the HLF-4, please check the following website:

Photo captions
up)    A photo in front of the OECD’s new logo at the lobby of the OECD headquarters in Paris.
down)    A photo taken with the OECD and the Korean government staff who successfully organized the HLF-4 together in Busan, Korea.


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