Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Lessons Learned

Misha Lau

Words of Advice to Future Interns

After interning at a fashion internship in Los Angeles, here are my words of advice to future interns that may have a similar experience as me. Plan your time wisely Because I did not live in Los Angeles to save costs, I commuted about two hours one-way using public transportation. While I slept for most…

Rishi Mehta

What Next?

Having completed my internship, and achieving the goals that I set at the beginning of my internship, I was wondering how I should utilize this experience in my personal and professional growth. There are a few things I believe that can help me with this growth. I connected with my supervisors and other company employees…

Emma Chanleap Bradley

The importance of experiential learning

Experiential learning has played a major role in my digital marketing internship for a fashion start-up. My company is quite young and entering into its third year of operation. Thus, the majority of our marketing strategies are trial-and-error-based as the company establishes a brand voice and image. I have managed the reformation of both the…

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…

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…

Jose Damasceno

Failing(?) an internship

My internship is coming to an end and I am sad to say that I fail it. Not with grades, for it is not FME. In real life and in this case, failing means that I could not achieve a goal I set to myself. In the case of the internship, my goal was to…

End My Summer With An “Internship” I Created!

Apart from working for 2 startups this summer, I “created” my own internship (a Social Innovation Inventureship™) by working as a Director for SheCodes Hackathon,  which is a project from NGO SEEDS Vietnam that aims to inspire women to step up in the STEM game. Plus, you don’t need to know how to code in order…

Three Key Takeaways

As I continue to move through my last two weeks of the internship, I want to reflect on three key ideas that I learned throughout this internship and that I will take with me back to college and my young professional career. How to deal with pressure – This internship highlighted how decisions that we…

Muna Salad

Slow Beginning, Fast Ending

For the first few weeks, I have not done any heavy work that kept me busy for the whole day. However, last week was the first week that I felt like I was actually busy. All of the sudden, my team members were assigning me more tasks. At the beginning, my co-workers were teaching me…