Undergraduate Blog / Author: Husnain Shaukat

Husnain Shaukat

Internship Preparation

Before my internship began I did not have a lot of knowledge about blockchain and understanding it was much harder for me given a non-technological background. But to make the most out of my internship I did some preparations. I did a lot of research about the blockchain industry and familiarized myself with a lot…

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3 valuable tips

Now that my internship is almost over I will share 3 valuable tips for future interns. 1. Learn new skills: Get out of your comfort zone and try to learn new skills don’t be afraid to accept tasks that you don’t know how to do, this will be the best opportunity for you to learn…

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Think Global!!

To get the most out of your internship you need to set goals and challenge yourself. For my internship, I challenged myself by not doing the traditional intern work. Instead, I awakened my entrepreneurial spirit and picked up a new project and thought of ways how I can connect Icon to my home country Pakistan.…

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West coast work culture.

I had my first culture shock when I came to Boston from Pakistan and it took me some time to settle in. So I thought that was it, and now I totally understand the American culture. Then, I came to San Francisco really excited to start my internship. A day before my internship began, I…