Author: Lingxiao Lyu

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Three Tips to Have a Better Summer Internship

So far I still have three more weeks before my internship ends. However, after the five-week experience, I would like to share what I have learned from this internship so far. First, before you accept the offer, make sure that you know about the responsibilities and the department you are going to join. Set a…

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Think Independently and Accept Uncertainty Help Master Projects

For this internship, I started with data research and collection projects and then moved to the industry classification project. This project is different. It not only asks for a company’s basic information but requires an industry classification using the PrivCo’s Industry Classification System. The process is more complicated and requires more insights into the company’s…

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How I adjust to the internship?

This summer I started to work as a Financial Research Data Analyst at PrivCo, LLC. PrivCo gives employees a lot of flexibility. There is no fixed lunchtime or off-shift time. Employees can choose their own working schedules as long as they complete their work on time. Therefore, I did not feel many changes happening around.…

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How to Do Data Research Fast and Accurately

PrivCo is known as the “Bloomberg for private companies”. Different from its competitors, PrivCo creates a high-quality, frequently-updated database of private companies in the United States. As the financial research and data analyst intern, I have been working on data collection and cleaning for the first two weeks of my internship. Given the fact that…

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