During my third semester of GLAS, I had the opportunity to work as a part of the Public Diplomacy and Communications team during my internship at the Embassy of Denmark in Tokyo. This role allowed me to get hands-on experience with a variety of tasks related to communication and outreach.
One of the most exciting aspects of the internship was managing the embassy’s social media accounts. This involved creating and scheduling posts, as well as monitoring engagement and responding to comments and messages. I also had the chance to design and update the embassy’s website, which allowed me to improve my web design skills.
In addition to digital communication, I was also involved in event planning. I helped to organize various events, including a street festival and a small concert featuring Danish musicians. It was rewarding to see these events come to life and to be a part of the team that made them happen.
Another aspect of my internship was responding to external inquiries. This included answering questions from the public about Denmark, as well as providing information to journalists and other organizations. I also conducted research and developed ideas for future communication and outreach initiatives.
Throughout my internship, I had the opportunity to work on various writing tasks and presentations. This allowed me to improve my communication skills and gain experience with different formats and styles of writing.
Overall, the internship was an incredibly valuable experience. Not only did I gain practical skills in communication and outreach, but I also had the opportunity to experience Japanese culture and work in the country that I have studied for many years.
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