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Waylon Ryan

How to Handle a Business Convention

I recently had the opportunity to attend my first ever business convention as part of a company’s team. Here are a few hints and tips I picked up for how to prepare, what to do, and what to bring. Know why you’re there These conventions cost money to attend so be sure to understand if…

Waylon Ryan

Startup Environment

One aspect that I love and hate the most about my internship is the lack of a set schedule. The company which I am interning for is currently still a startup. The company is so young that we don’t have the luxury of knowing when work is going to come. If I was to just…

Waylon Ryan

Prioritizing Tasks

My internship is taking place within a startup environment with a lot that needs to get done and not a lot of people to do it. Sometimes this causes tasks to get pushed to the back burner while the team focuses on more important tasks at hand. The ability to juggle all of these tasks…

Jacob Heller

The Internship is Over, Now What?

Last week I finished my internship at Deloitte Israel where I had an incredible experience. The people I met, the places I went, and the work I did was so amazing I could have never imagined it. But now that I am not going to work every day at 8:30 and I am about to…

Wrapping Up

As the summer comes to an end, so does my internship with Saraswati Imports. I want to reflect on the summer and what I have learned from this overall work experience. There were a lot of little things that I learned that did not necessarily have to do with my job. This summer I was…

Emily Besen

Summer 2019 Recruiting Update: Interview Preparation

This is month 4 of a 5-month summer checklist to prepare students for early 2019 recruiting deadlines. See April and May  and June for more tips. While an interview can feel incredibly intimidating, it’s important to remember that interviews are two-sided. The employer has the opportunity to evaluate your technical skills and knowledge, along with your fit within…

Tommy Wang

The Core Technologies for Making a Cover Tape

During the cover tape manufacture process, the company applies glue, hot-melt adhesive, and the antistatic agent on the base tape material, which is made from PE and Polyester film. The semi-finished product would then be placed in a high-temperature environment and slit into tapes with a width of 5.25mm. After the slitting is complete, the…

Tommy Wang

What is a Carrier Tape

I would like to share a particular industry that I have researched with the company that I worked for during my summer internship. Carrier Tape is a supplementary product for the electronic packaging industry. The tapes are mainly used as protective packages for electronic components, integrated circuits, and other devices. The tape serves as not…

Kirishika Krishnarajah

That’s a Wrap

With having ended my internship I got the chance to reflect on everything I had learned throughout my time there. One of the biggest things I learned was that things may not always go as planned and how a huge part of this job is out of my control and in the control of others…

Asking for Time Off

During my time at my internship I got into a program, had to ask for time off, and had no idea how to go about it. I feel like asking for time off is a nerve racking experience for most. You have to think about is my reason important enough? Will I have to make…