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Florida International University

reservation assistant

May 2019 • North Miami Beach, FL

What I liked

It opened the door to new opportunities and it gave me the chance to do everything in one place.

What I wish was different

I wish I would've had better training and responsibilities

Advice

be patient and don't take anything personally
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Undergraduate Research Assistant

March 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

It introduced me to different topics of interest in the optical imaging industry.

What I wish was different

I wish it was a paid position.

Advice

As a future biomedical engineer, it is important to get research experience because it teaches you about relevant topics in your field and you are able gain valuable technical skills.
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Office Assistant

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

I was able to meet new people, gain skills and experiences, and be able to get some cash at the same time!

What I wish was different

Nothing really, it has been a great experience.

Advice

Be sure to be the best version of yourself that you can be especially when meeting new people.. you can make great connections!
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Research Laboratory Technician

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

EVERYTHING

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Always commit 100000% and never allow your dreams to be crushed
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Undergraduate Researcher

April 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Research

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Do research
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Psychologist Research Assistant

June - September 2019 • Hollywood, FL

What I liked

I saw the process of a research and all the work that went into a study.

What I wish was different

I wish the experience had been more challenging and hands on.

Advice

Find an internship that you’re passionate about and that interests you.
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Teaching Assistant

May - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Working at home

What I wish was different

Increased Hours

Advice

Start early and keep going even if you are starting to get burned out.
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Humanities EDGE Cohort Recipient

August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

An intensive writing and research program which taught me about career options, writing workshops, mental health awareness, and more appreciation for the Arts and Humanities.

What I wish was different

Nothing I had a great time and gained a lot of experience.

Advice

If you have the opportunity to be a part of the cohort definitely do it! You will get great experience and meet new people, along with professors and advisors, along the way.
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Program Coordinator Intern

July - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

The workers in the office were super friendly and helped me learn my way through the office. I also gained a lot of experience working with professors and using their computer software.

What I wish was different

I don't think anything could be different, my overall experience was excellent.

Advice

Work hard and you will succeed.
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Panther Camp Facilitator

January - August 2019 • Lake Placid, FL

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Be open to it and you can grow a lot from it.
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Student Program Assistant

May 2018 • Miami, FL

What I liked

I liked the flexibility between school and work. Work environment is great and supportive of my studies

What I wish was different

I wish I was given more opportunities to participate in program conversations since I played an active role in it

Advice

My advice would be to work together with supervisors and collaborate with other student assistants
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Behavioral Disorder Counselor

June - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

The intensity of the work. Working with children and seeing improvements in behavior. Extremely rewarding. Having support through a leadership team of experts

What I wish was different

The pay needed to match the work and hours that were dispensed over the course of the program

Advice

Ask questions to make sure you are competent in the way of working with that population. It can only help
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It assistant

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

I was able to get experience working in my field and doing hands on assignments working directly with management

What I wish was different

I wish I was able to work a lot more than I did because it really helped further my knowledge on industry.

Advice

I would advise to always be open to criticism and allow yourself to learn from every experience even if it does not pertain to you
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Digital Marketing Intern

May 2018 - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

I loved that I learned a lot during my hours. I got to learn about video editing and team work.

What I wish was different

I wish I have had the opportunity to work more hours a week. As I only worked 15 to 20.

Advice

To always be willing to learn new things and take advantage of them.
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Marketing Intern

August 2019 • North Miami Beach, FL

What I liked

Learning about the different aspects of marketing from what I thought

What I wish was different

Love everything

Advice

Be a go getter
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Student Researcher

June - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Working on interesting projects while learning about the graduate process!

What I wish was different

I would have liked a more organized experience in which the graduate students and Professors I worked with were more ready for me and ready to work with me!

Advice

Be flexible! Although the research I assigned was not what I was expecting, my flexibility allowed me to really dig deep into my assigned work and helped me make gain the most out of my experience.
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Reu

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Very comfortable work environment.

What I wish was different

Nothing that I can think of

Advice

Stay on top of your work so that it doesn’t pile up.
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Peer Writing Mentor

July - August 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Working as a Peer Writing Mentor for the Humanities Edge Program was one of the most fun and fulfilling experiences I've had as an employee at FIU. Helping students who are transferring from Miami Dade College to FIU is rewarding in itself, but helping them write about their family and who get them to this point was a personal joy of mine.

What I wish was different

I wish I had been longer honestly because there is so much to learn about FIU and our Humanities Programs.

Advice

Careers within Humanities and/or STEM are equally realistic goals and degrees to pursue at FIU.
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Marketing Assistant

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

I really enjoyed the flexibility of the work schedule, considering its only 20 hours a week. Though my boss is incredibly understanding and gives me the liberty to clock in and out at my leisure so long as I complete my hours and work well! So I love that.

What I wish was different

I would like for me to have the option to work more than 20 hours a week

Advice

If you're a student, try your hardest to get an on-campus student job. I really don't think there is any part-time job better for a college student than one on-campus itself.
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Computer Network Architect Intern

September 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

Working with network devices

What I wish was different

Less programming

Advice

To have critical thinking and strong problem solving to design the networks and code
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