I have always been passionate about gathering international experience through travelling and interacting with people from other countries. I developed my passion through activity in the international section of a student organization as well as through my exchange year in France. The program Manager Shadowing Across the Border caught my attention because it offers a chance to work closely with a manager and to do it abroad, in a country where I have not worked before. I have travelled, worked and studied mostly in Western Europe so far, therefore I got interested in a possibility to get to know the business culture of a neighbor country in the south of Poland. Another reason that motivated me to participate in the program is that it gives a chance to get insights into the activity of large international companies. Never before have I thought I could work for such a renowned company as Microsoft at such an early stage of my career and this is going to be the case thanks to this program.