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Research & Development Intern

May - August 2019 • Washington, DC

What I liked

The freedom to learn and work on my own. My boss allowed me to work, make mistakes and learn from them.

What I wish was different

Though my boss was great, my mentor not so much. I wish I had a better me tor

Advice

Be confident in your work. Self doubt only makes you a poor worker
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Water Quality Analyst

May - August 2019 • Washington, DC

What I liked

The ability to work with people from all over the world, and gaining real-world experience as a chemical engineer.

What I wish was different

More opportunities to be creative and follow my own path.

Advice

Start looking for summer internships early, and apply for a large number of internships. Don't wait until the end of the school year!
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Summer Design Intern

May - August 2018 • Washington, DC

What I liked

The employer, my co-workers, project scope.

What I wish was different

The department I worked in. I feel like my skills were not put to the best use.

Advice

The opportunity is what you make of it. Plenty of opportunities to learn and enrich yourself in different ways. Multidisciplinary cooperation allows for interns to work with a variety of DC Water professionals who are always willing to go more in depth about what they do.
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