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Summer internships: ensuring a win-win experience for both parties

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When I was a student I don’t think I ever even heard the word internship, let alone felt the need to do one during my summer holidays. Whenever I required some cash to supplement my pocket money or grant (yes, I was lucky enough to go to university when they still existed), I would simply go and get a job – picking up lifelong lessons about the world of business along the way while collecting discarded trolleys in a supermarket car park, selling petrol and cigarettes in a gas station, and gutting turkeys in a slaughter house.

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Taipei Xiahai City God Temple

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Located on Dihua Street, the delightful Xiahai Chenghuang Temple is home to statues of the Taipei City God Chenghuang and his wife, as well as a legendary Chinese matchmaking deity and 600 other gods.  No surprise therefore that it is said to have the highest statue density of any temple in Taiwan (though I am not sure who measures such things).   Continue reading Taipei Xiahai City God Temple