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Art intern

August - December 2018 • Tampa, FL

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Working with the kids was rewarding all on its own to see what their imaginations could create.
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Nanny

May 2019 • Wicker Park, IL

What I liked

I loved doing summer activities with the children

What I wish was different

I honestly don't think my nannying experience could've been better

Advice

I would tell anyone that nannying requires much flexibility and patience
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Foreign Exchange Trader

May 2019 • St. Louis, MO

What I liked

Being able to control the possibility of how much income I can earn.

What I wish was different

Learn the markets faster.

Advice

Start on a demo account then switch to live when you are ready.
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intern

May - July 2019 • Santa Cruz, Guanacaste Province

What I liked

I loved being able to work with sea turtles and experience conservation!

What I wish was different

I wish i would have had a more steady work schedule.

Advice

pack light! you don’t need a lot of things to work in conservation.
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Nanny

September 2018 • San Marcos, CA

What I liked

Playing with kids

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Be patient
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Research student

June - August 2019 • Boston, MA

What I liked

I love how I was at MIT learning what doing research full time was like. I also really loved the city of Boston

What I wish was different

I don’t wish that I did anything different, but I wish that I had more time.

Advice

If you ever get the opportunity to do any type of research, take it. Research is an important part of any field. You don’t know if you like it until you try.
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Student ministry volunteer

May 2019 • San Diego, CA

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

I think volunteering in and serving your community is the most rewarding thing! Look into working at places in your own community and I guarantee you'll have a great time!
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Cleaning Lady for motel

May - August 2019 • Ortonville, MN

What I liked

Work mostly mornings

What I wish was different

I had more hours.

Advice

It was nothing to do with my career field but it was nice to do something different and get away from things.
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Worker

May 2019 • New Orleans, LA

What I liked

I loved living in the volunteer house and working hard to rebuild homes and lives that have been damaged.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Interpreter

May 2019 • El Paraíso, El Paraíso Department

What I liked

I loved helping the residents of Honduras by not only interpreting, but also helping out with some medical aspects. I went with NAU's Global Medical Brigade to help provide medical assistants to residents in Honduras.

What I wish was different

I wish the trip could have been longer!

Advice

I strongly support anyone wanting or thinking about going to go volunteer in a different country. It's really eye opening and you really do make a difference.
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Nanny

May - August 2019 • Carmel, IN

What I liked

I loved working with the same two kids all summer and planning fun things to do with them.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have been paid more.

Advice

I would suggest that people go into a nannying job realizing that they will not interact very much with other adults or people their own age throughout the day so they need to plan to be around people their own age after work.
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Nanny

May - August 2019 • Darien, CT

What I liked

kids

What I wish was different

experience

Advice

was not career related
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Babysitter

May - August 2019 • San Diego, CA

What I liked

Having my own schedule

What I wish was different

More consistent hours

Advice

It’s not for everyone
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Researcher

August 2019 • Madrid, Madrid

What I liked

I worked for myself

What I wish was different

More time there

Advice

Apply aggressively for funding
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Hockey Coach

May - September 2019 • Kunming, Yunnan

What I liked

Spend time with kids

What I wish was different

More hours

Advice

Learning to communicate well is essential
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Researching healthy lifestyles

July 2019 • Apple Valley, CA

What I liked

Learning about health

What I wish was different

Not learning earlier

Advice

Eat healthy. Shop at local farmers markets. Wake up early. Exercise everyday.
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Student

June - August 2019 • Duquesne, PA

What I liked

I really enjoyed getting the research experience while I was taking my summer credits. It was a great experience that I would recommend to anyone.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have done research more often throughout the week. I also had to work a summer job.

Advice

Getting any sort of job or research experience is crucial.
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Lead Researcher

June - July 2019 • San Juan, Puerto Rico

What I liked

I was able to lead my own research and interact with a lot of brave people/

What I wish was different

I wish I would've found financial support for my research.

Advice

Solo travel for research can be lonely, but don't be afraid to try it--I met so many people who were willing to help me figure out the new towns I found myself in.
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Recovery coach

February 2017 • Romney, WV

What I liked

Helping people

What I wish was different

More help

Advice

Meet people where they are. Don't judge them
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