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Winding Down: Reflecting On My Library Internship

Looking Forward This internship, like taking courses, is a method of collecting tools and resources to better equip oneself for meeting the projects and tasks we may anticipate in our future both short term and long term. While many people have opportunity to swing a hammer for one reason or another, not everyone has opportunity… Read the full article…



The Zig and Zag to Finding My Passion

I was at the office at 6:55 a.m. sharp. I skipped my usual morning pick-me-up of a breakfast burrito made out of cheese and potatoes and marched into an empty conference room, opened my laptop, connected the HDMI cable and looked up “Ted Talks public speaking tips.” My intense focus was disrupted by my phone… Read the full article…


Reflecting on the Federal Reserve and Looking Forward to the Future

My internship reinforced the values of the organization I want to work with. The Federal Reserve’s values are: public interest, integrity, excellence, efficiency and effectiveness, and independence of views. Their mission is, “…to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial, and payment systems so as to promote optimal macroeconomic performance” (source:… Read the full article…



Thinking Big: The West Calls

Last week I concluded my 12 week Software Development Engineering internship at Amazon in Seattle. This summer has completely changed the game and I couldn’t be happier. My passion for software development has been solidified by having the opportunity to develop enterprise level software at one of the fastest growing companies in the world. This… Read the full article…


How to Navigate the Internship Hunt

The start of the school year means a couple more weeks of the muggy summer, catching the last legs of the New York State Fair, and starting your internship hunt! Internships are a great way to either further your experience in a field, or realize that you have no interest in the industry at all…. Read the full article…


The Complicated Art of Flying for Free

One of the most valuable things I learned from my Southwest Airlines internship is finessing my way through the complex work of free flying and travel. In the end, I also learned how to be flexible, open-minded, and approach each moment with positivity and a calm attitude because as the saying goes, everything happens for… Read the full article…



Wayfair Internship Offers a Change in Perspective

During my internship at Wayfair, I gained a completely different perspective on the functionalities within an organization. I learnt about personalizing recommendations for customers who view your websites, keeping in mind their likes and dislikes and a myriad of other factors such as age, gender and demographics. I have always enjoyed shopping online, but the… Read the full article…