The Budde Summer 2016 Update

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And we’re back! Hope everyone has been enjoying their summer so far. It’s been a busy two months for me as I moved across the country to Northern Virginia for my summer internship. I am currently a Quality Control Intern with K2M, a spinal medical device company that creates innovative solutions for spinal deformities and other degenerative spine diseases. As …

A Mile High Summer: Summer After Freshman Year

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The summer after my freshman year I was lucky enough intern for Visa, in Denver, CO, the Mile High City. It was a summer filled with new friends, great mentors, interesting projects, and SO MUCH FUN! At the end of May, I found myself in a live data center learning how complex mechanical systems maintain the environment of a data …

It’s The End of College As We Know It…

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The time has finally come, it is only 8 more days until graduation! That is so scary to think about. Time really does fly when you are having fun, and the last 4 years here at USC have gone by so fast. It truly feels like I just started college yesterday. With graduation just around the corner, I can’t help but …

#ViterbiCareers: My Internships Through the Years

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Hey everyone! Now that we’ve settled into fall semester, it’s career season! Viterbi offers a huge variety of career resources and opportunities for students – this is actually one of my very favorite things about being an engineer at USC. In honor of the engineering career fair next Wednesday, I thought I’d use this week’s blog to talk about some …

My #ViterbiCareer… everything from Startups to Consulting

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My #ViterbiCareer Hey guys, This week I wanted to write about my professional work experience here at the University of Southern California. My freshman year summer I worked with USC Summer Conferences and stayed in the Los Angeles area; they provided free housing throughout the summer, and I was able to see how things worked in a ‘hospitality’ based industry. …

The Beginning of the End

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Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last update. Just a quick recap on the rest of my summer: while interning in Waukegan, Illinois with Abbott, I was lucky enough to go to Lollapalooza for the first time ever and see some of my favorite artists: Galantis, Odesza, and Kygo (among others). I also popped up to Edmonton, Alberta, …

Back in Step (and in the air)

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Welcome back Trojans! And welcome to all new Trojans as well! The beginning of the year is always rich with excitement and reconnecting with friends. The first few weeks of school have seen some of my best experiences thus far at USC, and will always get me excited to return from whatever I’ve been doing the past summer (although the …

My Summer in Bear Territory

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I have spent the last six weeks of my summer at UC Berkeley or as many people refer to it: Bear Territory. What is a Trojan doing here you ask? I am here as part of a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by the National Science Foundation! The program is called ReNUWIt (pronounced RE-NEW-IT) which stands for Re-inventing …

Move Fast and Break Things–My Internship Experience

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This summer I have been incredibly lucky to get the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects at Facebook and here is what I have experienced so far! If you didn’t know, Facebook was originally a social networking service website developed by Mark Zuckerberg from his college dorm room and now has 1.4 billion monthly users all across the globe. …

Six Sigmas of Fun at Abbott in the Summer

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Hello! I haven’t lived anywhere out of California for the majority of my life. So, when I was placed in Lake County, Illinois for my internship with Abbott Laboratories, I was nervous (and excited) about what opportunities were waiting. Before this internship, I didn’t really know how my science background would be applied in industry. I am currently an operations …

Construction for the Stars: My Summer Internship

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I hope everyone is enjoying their summer break! Whether you spent your summer working, at summer school, travelling, or just hanging out at home, it’s nice to have a break from exams and projects for a little while. I’ve spent most of my summer working as a Project Engineer Intern at one of MATT Construction’s project sites located in North …