Bridges, BART, and the Bay Area: My Summer in San Francisco

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Hey everyone! I hope you’re all having wonderful summers! Mine has been fantastic – easily one of my favorite summers to date. This blog is meant to be a mid-summer update: I’ll tell you what I’ve been up to so far this summer, and then what’s coming up the rest of the summer. I started my summer by volunteering at …

Grow Your Own Way… My Summer Consulting Internship with PwC (and more!)

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Hi guys, This week I wanted to update you about what I’ve been up to this summer.. For the last two weeks of May I went to Beijing with the iPodia program and now I am currently working for PricewaterhouseCoopers! China was absolutely incredible and it was great getting to see the iPodia students who we’ve been working with throughout …

If I Told You, I’d Have To Kill You: My Summer Internship at Northrop Grumman

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If I told you everything about my summer internship at Northrop Grumman Corporation, I’d have to kill you. But let’s start with the basics. Northrop Grumman Corporation is the fifth largest aerospace and defense contractor in the world and has four business sectors: aerospace systems, electronic systems, information systems, and technical systems. As an astronautical engineering major, I believe aerospace …

Building in Wisconsin: My Summer Construction Internship!

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Today marks the last day of an amazing two months interning at MSI General Corporation, a design/build general construction contractor in Southeast Wisconsin.  It’s been an amazing experience, and it went by way too fast! In the past few weeks, I’ve gotten to visit different construction sites that we’ve worked on, seeing projects from the beginning stages up until their …

Chevron Round 2

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Missed the last chevron experience? Check it out here. Or keep reading! Back for another summer in Bakersfield California at Chevron as a Reservoir Engineer, I have so much to share.  Reservoir Engineering is a branch of petroleum engineering that analyzes drainage problems during developing, expanding, and producing oil or gas from a reservoir.  The goal is to maximize efficiency …

Summer Internship with Aera

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This summer I’ll be working for Aera Energy in Bakersfield, CA! Aera Energy is an upstream oil and gas producer, which means it finds oil fields, plans how to effectively produce from the field, drill the wells, and the sells the crude oil and natural gas to other companies. It was last semester in October that I was offered the internship, and I …

Back to the Consulting Grind!

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Last year, I consulted for SpaceIL, an Israeli space start-up working to reach the moon and win $20 million through Google’s Lunar X-Prize (check out my past blog USC TAMID: A Consulting Organization for more information). While SpaceIL still has its sights on lunar soil, I have moved on to another Israeli start-up: Flytrex. Flytrex specializes in drone development (check …

Data Analytics Internship

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This past summer I interned at Guavus, a big-data analytics company based in the Bay Area. I had an awesome time getting to know the ins and outs of a pretty complex and booming industry, but I wouldn’t have had the chance without USC. Go #USA #worldcupatwork #ibelieve #ViterbiCareers pic.twitter.com/fuLtFyup9C — Ally Reister (@AllyReister) June 26, 2014 I was pretty …

The Nitty Gritty of my Summer Internship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Okay, so I didn’t have this internship experience this last summer. I actually had this opportunity the summer between my junior and senior year of high school. I spent six weeks at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is in Seattle. It’s part of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, partnered with the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s to study and prevent …

Summer Internships at Walt Disney World and Future Plans

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For the first two summers of college, I was lucky enough to get internship experience at the happiest place on Earth, Walt Disney World.  The first summer, I worked in the Environmental Engineering department, performing tasks like data analysis to see the ways in which we could reduce energy consumption in the parks and resorts.  My second summer, I interned …

Interning at Flextronics

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I went back to my home town of San Jose in the Bay Area this summer. I had the opportunity to work an internship in the Silicon Valley at Flextronics, where I worked with RFID technology. You can think of RFID as the barcode scanner of the future; no line-of-sight is necessary and the technology allows us to “scan” many …

My Summer at Accenture!

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This summer I changed gears a little bit from chemical engineering and interned at Accenture- a technology consulting company.  Before this summer I didn’t really understand what consulting was, and after this summer it is still really hard to explain.  Basically though other companies hire our company to fix their technology related problems! I spent the summer in Norwalk, California …

Summer Wrap Up!

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Hey guys, My summer was great, but I am excited to be going into my Junior year! Let me give you a little idea about the things I did! In May I participated in my first 100+ mile bike trip from USC to Santa Barbara. Total distance: 103.4 miles; total time: 09:32:00. Definitely one of the more challenging things I …

Summer Recap: Chevron Internship

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This summer flew by but I’m so excited to kick off my junior year!  I can’t wait to start this year’s classes after having seen how the material from my other classes applied to my internship this summer. My internship at Chevron was definitely one of the most memorable fun experiences I’ve had.  As a reservoir engineer in Bakersfield for the Elk …