Undergraduate Blog / Author: Samantha Azu

Samantha Azu

Not just communication, but effective communication.

In any relationship, communication is needed if all parties involved are going to get along and get the best out of it. This goes for friendships, sports teams and internships, amongst others. I am going to share some things I communicated to my work colleagues and how I communicated them which furthered my learning experience. …

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Time is Ticking, Manage it!

Being in a boarding school for six years prior to college where we we had to follow a strict schedule, I had to learn to manage my time well. It was difficult initially, I would find myself behind on an assignment because I did not plan out my time properly and after this happened a…

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Company Culture is Important

Immediately I started working at The Woods, I could not help but notice how everyone there was like a close knit family and this greatly benefitted me as it helped me improve on myself. As opposed to just being people, who just worked together, we knew each other personally, offered each other help, advice, and…

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AIM, SHOOT, GOAL!

For many things we do in life, we set goals to have a certain desired ending in mine. In order to achieve these endings, we have to aim for them and shoot- take the necessary actions to achieve them. Sometimes we might hit the target and other times we might miss, regardless of the outcome,…

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Keeping the Enthusiasm

A two month, nine to five internship is not an easy task. The first two weeks is great: getting to know everyone, getting to know the business and, learning new things. The following week you get to doing actual work with occasional supervision to make sure you have a hang of it. Three out of…

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Internships are the changing room of jobs.

After a tough experience of buying clothes from various stores and having to return some the next the day to all the shops because I did not like the fit when I tried them on at home, I told myself I would always try things on before buying them. When I am shopping, I walk…

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Maximizing the value of your internship

I believe in learning through experiencing but if I had to experience everything I was interested in before finding what is a perfect fit for me, it would take me a lifetime. Thus, I decided to talk to people who had had careers that I had been interested in, in an attempt to learn and…

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You know your goals? Now share them

Often times, I have heard people say “move in silence” or “do not share your goals” for various reasons such as so no one will know if they are not able to achieve their goals. However, I think sharing our goals may create a link between us and someone who can help us achieve your…