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The University of Akron

Tutor/ Counselor

June - August 2022 • Akron, OH

What I liked

I liked giving back to a program that had helped me so much in the past. It also paid better than any job I had worked before.

What I wish was different

I wish the university did not heavily limit the number of hours I could work each week.

Advice

I would say being able to give back to your community is such a great experience, and it ensures you never go home hating your job.
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Engineering Researcher

June - December 2020 • Akron, OH

What I liked

The work environment and what I learned continually were fantastic, I very much enjoyed my experience.

What I wish was different

COVID impacted the work strongly, but that is unavoidable. There is nothing I would change about the work itself.

Advice

I would advise anyone in engineering to gain research experience, as it is a large part of the field and gives you hands-on experience.
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Research Intern

July - August 2019 • Akron, OH

What I liked

As an undergraduate research assistant in the math department for the summer, it was a great experience to be able to take the knowledge from the courses I had taken previously and to apply them into beneficial research.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have known MATLAB before starting.

Advice

Technology is the future and being able to keep up with the changing world is key to not only completing research but achieving your goals.
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Camp Ra

June 2019 • Akron, OH

What I liked

Working with the kids who aspire to be fellow engineers.

What I wish was different

Nothing!

Advice

Be prepared to deal with high school drama!
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Computer Network Support Specialist

May 2019 • Akron, OH

What I liked

Gaining amazing experience in my field that I can use to help me find a job once I graduate.

What I wish was different

Nothing really, my experience was fantastic.

Advice

Take any opportunity you get to work alongside one of the full time staff members. They are very knowledgeable and are very willing to teach you.
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Applied Mathematician Intern

July - August 2019 • Akron, OH

What I liked

I learned many great things and had a good introduction to research. It was overall a great experience.

What I wish was different

I wish the term would have been longer so we could have done more.

Advice

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Student Assistant

August 2016 • Akron, OH

What I liked

I loved the experience I received and working with the university of Akron community.

What I wish was different

Better pay

Advice

Working on campus is awesome because it seems to open so many more doors of opportunity.
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Undergraduate Research Assistant

March 2018 • Akron, OH

What I liked

Learning how to do research and the people.

What I wish was different

Nothing.

Advice

Don't over think things at first, use your judgement and know you will make mistakes--but that's okay.
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Tutor

June - August 2019 • Akron, OH

What I liked

Relearning old material

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Good experience if you take summer classes
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