Almost home on the roadtrip from Seattle to Colorado. I was pretty stoked to be back.

Back in Step (and in the air)

Naish Aerospace and Mechanical, Major, Naish, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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 …

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My Summer in Bear Territory

Daisy Civil and Environmental, Daisy, Students, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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 …

Hacker Square is a space on the new Facebook campus that's being developed as the cultural center where employees will congregate for social activities such as throwing parties and watching movies in  Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, May 8, 2012.  The darker grey cement on the ground reads "HACK" and supposedly can be seen from space.

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Move Fast and Break Things–My Internship Experience

eric-2016 Electrical, Eric, Internship, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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. …

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Six Sigmas of Fun at Abbott in the Summer

archana-2016 Archana, Internship, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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 …

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Construction for the Stars: My Summer Internship

Bria Bria, Civil and Environmental, Internship, Viterbi Summer, Work 0 Comments

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 …

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Pugs, Petri Dishes, and Ice Cream Cakes: My Summer 2015

Bethany Bethany, Biomedical, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

This summer I spent some time back at home, went on some trips, scooped some ice cream, and ended back at SC working in a biomedical lab. After classes were over, I went back home to Fresno (FresYes), California. Fresno is located directly in the middle of California’s Central Valley. If Fresno were a movie, it would be a cross …

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Dare Mighty Things: My Summer Internship at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Michelle Electrical, Internship, Michelle, Viterbi Summer, Work 0 Comments

Hi everyone! Hope your summers have been going well! My summer has been pretty eventful, and it’s only going to get even busier! As soon as I finished my freshman year, I got to go home to relax and recharge for a month. From there, I headed straight back to SoCal to begin my summer internship at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory! JPL …

Summer, Singapore, and Flying the Friendly Skies!

Naish Aerospace and Mechanical, Internship, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

Greetings from Singapore! Just yesterday night, a business colleague and I landed at the Changi International Airport after completing delivery of a brand new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Scoot Airline’s newest addition to their fleet! This summer has been packed with activities so far, and my internship as an Aerodynamics Engineer at The Boeing Company has been at the forefront of …

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

juliana-2016 Internship, Juliana, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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 …

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

Jordan-2016 Internship, Jordan, Viterbi Summer, Work 0 Comments

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 …

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

Alex-2016 Alex, Internship, Viterbi Summer 0 Comments

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 …

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Building in Wisconsin: My Summer Construction Internship!

molly-2016 Civil and Environmental, Internship, Molly 0 Comments

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 …

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Chevron Round 2

Hannah Hannah, Internship, Uncategorized 0 Comments

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 …