Café Ogada in Seoul, Korea
DONE BY: Minji Cho | St. Paul's School '15 | Smith College '20
HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: www.albamon.com
LENGTH: 3 months
LOCATION: Seoul, Korea
PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★
KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH EXPERIENCED: Being considerate of others (in the service business). Especially in Korea, people discriminate against people working lower wage jobs. I became more aware of this culture, and learned how to become more considerate while working for others. Also, finding happiness from small interactions.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE:
- Making drinks
- Working at cashier
HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 50
IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES:
- Unlimited access to free drinks
Find a good boss. Many people are mean and they'll try to pay you less than you actually worked for!
MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY:
Be nice. Small acts of kindness count!
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