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Long Island University

Administrative Assistant Intern

September 2017 • New York City, NY

What I liked

I enjoyed working with my school's occupational department because I was able to help professors and students navigate their daily schedules. This experience helped broaden my knowledge of the administrative component of a professional program. I enhanced my communication skills through the answering of phone calls, interacting with potential and current students as well as assisting professors in executing classroom activities.

What I wish was different

One thing I wish that had been different was learning more about logistics of occupational therapy. It would have been beneficial to learn more about the program, so that I can help potential candidates of the occupational therapy program.

Advice

As a nursing student, with a busy schedule this work study experience greatly benefited me since the job was in campus. I would suggest to create a schedule that allows flexibility, if possible. Such as being able to work in between classes.
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