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Student Assistant Engineer

February 2021 • Sacramento, CA

What I liked

Flexible schedule. People there want to help you grow as an engineer.

What I wish was different

Some in person work. I don’t really know the people that I work for or other people that work there.

Advice

Get a good work station b/c you don’t get a work computer.
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Environmental Engineer Assistant

May 2019 • Eureka, CA

What I liked

I learned an abundance of information pertaining to my major and professional career trajectory. I also conducted extensive networking and therefore met many individuals who can validate my capabilities as an engineer.

What I wish was different

Any learning is beneficial, so I do not wish any difference in the experience I gained.

Advice

My best piece of advice is to trust and believe in yourself. Although it is daunting to enter a new space and have your performance judged, gaining an internship in your desired profession is the best advancement you can make for success after education.
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Student Assistant

July 2018 • San Diego, CA

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Apply for as many positions you can! Look on many job bird websites.
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Environmental Planning Student Assisstant

August 2017 • San Luis Obispo, CA

What I liked

I loved learning the intricacies of writing and reviewing CEQA and NEPA documents.

What I wish was different

I wish I would've been more communicative early on.

Advice

Apply for an internship it's worth it!
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Marketing Intern

August 2018 • San Diego, CA

What I liked

I like the open attitude of the company & the leniency I had to create new marketing ideas.

What I wish was different

Advice

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