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Alfred University

Office Assistant

May 2021 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

I liked the friendly working environment. That helped me to thrive and develop my skills and get working in office environment experience.

What I wish was different

Paying students at least minimum wage during the semester not 10$.

Advice

If you don’t have any plans during the summer. Then get job and learn some new skills. Don’t waste your time.
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Ceramic Internship

May - August 2019 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

I enjoyed the studio spaces and the commitment that we had weekly. I met a ton of interesting people and Alfred in the summer was beautiful!

What I wish was different

I wish this had been a paid internship.

Advice

Apply for the Apex grant, it will give you free housing or a small pay that you can use.
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Computer Help Desk Representative

May 2019 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

Work Atmosphere was great. Able to meet new people and make new network connections.

What I wish was different

Wish I had been made more aware of procedure for calling in and dress code

Advice

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Peer Advisor

July - August 2019 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

What I enjoyed most about the job was meeting new students, and serving as a resource for them as they maneuver through their first year at Alfred University.

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

It is okay to ask for help!
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Summer Research Assistant

May - August 2019 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

Got the chance to work with and get trained on instruments I would otherwise not learn about

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

You don’t be afraid to ask to be trained on something that interests you. Since there are less students you can get more attention/ training.
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Alfred university summer programs

June - July 2019 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

I was able to be a role model to children

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

The job cannot be done by just anyone it requires a lot of work and passion
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Clerical Assistant

October 2018 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

The people I worked with

What I wish was different

The pay during semester is less than not during semester

Advice

Get to know the people you work with
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Grinding Room Assistant

June - September 2018 • Alfred, NY

What I liked

Learning about ceramic raw material.

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Ware a resperator.
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