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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Office of Information Services Intern

June - August 2019 • Richmond, VA

What I liked

I learned something new every day. I was asked what I wanted to learn about and then provided with a task to help me learn by doing.

What I wish was different

Everything was great!!

Advice

Ask questions and don't be afraid to ask about something you've never done before but want to learn more about.
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Environmental Science Technician

May - August 2019 • Richmond, VA

What I liked

The people were highly intelligent, courteous, and very helpful

What I wish was different

I wish I could have worked longer

Advice

Be prepared for early mornings and long days. The work is hard but the payoff is more than worth it.
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Environmental Water Quality Intern

June - August 2018 • Virginia Beach, VA

What I liked

Tons of boating experience and field work

What I wish was different

I didn't love the people I worked with

Advice

This is a fantastic internship for individuals who want field experience
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Environmental Technician

June - August 2018 • Richmond, VA

What I liked

I was able to gain experience in multiple areas of the department, and I got daily hands-on experience with field work.

What I wish was different

I wish I had been able to work longer. There is nothing I would change about this experience.

Advice

Don't be afraid to get dirty- literally. Ask lots of questions and learn as much as possible.
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