Undergraduate Blog / Author: Karen Macias

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5 Essential Leadership Qualities

As a business owner, your job is to meet the needs of your customers, investors, employees, and members of the community. In order to successfully make this happen, a business needs effective leadership. Simply being the owner is not enough to build a sustainable business; you must learn how to direct your passion and energy…

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First Thing’s First, Coffee!

Since my internship is somewhat atypical, with no set agenda or job description, I thought I’d give you a brief outline of what a day at the DEC looks like for me. 9:00 AM: Forever: the time it takes (or feels like) to brew coffee in the morning. Because the DEC is open 24/7 to many…

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Crafting My Own Internship Experience

Hey, Y’all! I hope everyone’s summer is off to a great start. Like many students, I do not really have a clear idea about what it is I want to pursue after college, but I felt the pressure and need to explore this summer through an internship. As I looked for internships through Indeed, LinkedIn,…