In 2019, Hana departed for Japan to work as an Accounting Intern for PHC Holdings Corporation. During her time there, Hana took on responsibilities such as: translating various accounting documents from Japanese to English; utilizing programs like Oracle’s PBCS to assess the growth of different segments and corresponding subsidiaries; and hosting interactive activities such as culture and language sessions to build meaningful connections with her colleagues. Her orientation tour at the start of her work term was a particular highlight as he had the chance the observe the assembly line, factory processes and interact with the factory workers. Hana described everyone as “friendly and welcoming” and willing to help her understand the organization and products in detail.
After concluding her work term, Hana returned to her previous role as a Trading Operations Assistant at Total Energies Trading Canada CP. Not long after, Hana joined Deloitte Canada and is currently working as a consultant. Looking back, Hana states that her experience with The Canada-Japan Co-op Program taught her invaluable lessons of adaptability and amplified her willingness to learn under pressure. She is keen to explore international experiences as her career develops.