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Illinois Institute of Technology

Community Desk Assistant

May 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The job allows me to work without sacrificing my school performance because I can work at the desk.

What I wish was different

The management practices in RGL leave something to be desired, communication is not clear.

Advice

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Undergraduate Researcher

May 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

It made me consider grad school, gain experience, and do something I'm passionate about.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have started doing research earlier.

Advice

Start being a research assistant as soon as you can!
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Undergraduate Research Assistant

January 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

Learned a lot about implementation of different machine learning models and experiments as well as setting up servers and environments

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Be proactive and don't be afraid of asking the professor if you're unsure of something
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BigDataX REU Participant

May - August 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The program allowed me to learn a lot about research, was a good way to learn about Graduate School, and helped me make strong connections with professors.

What I wish was different

A lot of event planning within the program was not very clear or well defined.

Advice

If you are interested in grad school, I would definitely recommend pursuing a program similar to this one.
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Teaching Assistant

January - May 2017 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

Helping people out

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Nothing
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ARC tutor

February - May 2017 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The pay and the fact that I can help other students academically

What I wish was different

Have a concentrated tutor session for hard classes. For example CS351, classes like these need specific session where a qualified tutor can tutor, because not many tutors are proficient any hard classes

Advice

Know your stuff
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CDA

February 2017 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The pay is pretty decent, hours are flexible. Can do your own work on the job

What I wish was different

I wish the termination policies were better

Advice

Be ready to take a lot of time you can be spending outside or with your friends at this job. To work 20 hours a week is quite tiring. Your schedule may not be the same everyday
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Student Assistant

June 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The professional environment allows me to have more insights and practices relating my major. It helps me build a foundation that is going to be useful in the future. Also, I have been interested in the subject of the on-going project, which focuses on the development of vision prosthetics.

What I wish was different

Nothing.

Advice

It would be a better experience if you are interested in what you do.
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Finance Intern

June - August 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

I enjoyed working on projects that were meaningful to IIT. Completing these projects was important because they helped balance the fiscal year budget.

What I wish was different

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