Undergraduate Blog

The Importance of the Work-Life Balance

Even before March, the majority of the workers relied on technology to do their job. COVID-19 forced those who somehow hadn’t relied on technology, to depend on it for almost everything suddenly. I don’t need to explain how reliant we are on technology because this pandemic proved it to everyone in America. For my internship,…

Make the Most Of Your Time

Being a full-time student requires me to manage two different worlds at the same time- being able to perform well academically and stay on top of my coursework, and being able to market yourself and constantly network in order to remain competitive for internship offers and future opportunities. Of course, when dealing with a full…

Anna Saltykova

Cultural Trends

When somebody is trying to evaluate country’s potential for an independent study or research, they pay close attention to the youth. Young people are viewed as an asset for development, and depending on their perceptions of the future and the goal that they want to work towards, the country has a chance to enhance the…

Why No Exercise Should be Considered too Simple

As strength coach it is commonplace to have an exercise database arranged in a series of progressions and regression. Progression are used when an exercise is too easy for an athlete while regressions can be pulled out when they need something more simple.  Sometimes these basic regression are the bare minimum of a movement patter.…

How to turn your internship to a job offer?

As an international student, one of the biggest challenges I face is “you are great, but we cannot afford to sponsor you” phrase. If you manage to land on an internship that means the company is already interested in you. Next step should be impressing them even more so that the expense of hiring you…

How to stand out in your intern class

I have always prided myself on the approach of doing things differently, by adding a creative twist and working harder to bring ideas to life. I believe that innovation is what pushes us forward to an incredible future. Innovation comes from seeing that the way we do things can be better, utilizing our unique perspective.…

Rafael Seiji Matsumura de Oliveira

Making Path: Recruiting New Interns

A lot has changed since the first weeks of my internship, as we can all expect from working in a startup that is in its launch phase. In the beginning, I stayed focused on creating digital content and visuals, at the same time that I was responsible for developing product design for our subscription box…

Anna Saltykova

Overview of the Corporate Culture outside of the US

Financial Capital – the company I am working for, is rather small in terms of the number of staff members. They constantly hire interns for their projects, and promote constant learning and growth for their employees. The team that I work with directly, consists of recent college graduates who are further in the game than…

Anna Saltykova

Getting hired – COVID edition

COVID has changed many circumstances in our lives, including the ones related to the job offers and internship search. Since the start of my junior year, I was dedicated to getting an internship at a firm, which will provide me with invaluable skills and knowledge. Moreover, I wanted to do something that I am truly…

Tia Goyal

Trust the Process – Changing Values and Lessons Learned

Sales has never been my thing, it’s something that never quite interested me enough to try out. Until Fyrii, an innovative software B2B marketplace helping specialists monetize their technical expertise. It has been great working for a company that provides such an interesting solution in the sales industry. Reflecting on the past few months with…