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Midsummer!

Hannah Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Being in the Skåne part of Sweden this summer because of an internship, I was lucky enough to witness one of Sweden’s biggest holidays: Midsummer.  Midsummer takes place towards the end of June on the longest day of the year in which the sun can sometimes set around as late as eleven pm.  The Friday before this day, to be exact  June 21st for this …

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Summer in Seattle

rob Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

It’s summertime, but the weather here in Seattle has me fooled some days!  I’m four weeks into my internship at Microsoft’s main campus in Redmond, WA, and even though there is, unforgivably, rain in June, I’m loving every moment of it. I’m living in a really sweet apartment in the University District in Seattle (named for University of Washington).  It …

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Summer kick-off in South Korea!

katherine Viterbi Summer

Hey everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic summer! Mine is off to a great start. I spent the first two weeks of my summer in South Korea with my iPodia class. Cassandra, Steve, Vlad, Gavin, Zach, and Lyssa were also there! I had an unforgettable experience in South Korea. The city we were staying in was beautiful …

katherineSummer kick-off in South Korea!
Vicki, Carolyn, and myself out at dinner.

My Summer in Brew City

brenton Uncategorized, Viterbi Summer 1 Comment

In my true blogging style I am going to start off this post with the random picture of the day. I know it is Friday and Throwback Thursday was yesterday but this pictures comes to us straight out of 1998 or so when my Dad took us skiing. A belated Happy Fathers Day to him and all the fathers out …

brentonMy Summer in Brew City
Love the architecture on the Alstadt (old part)!

Ein Sommer in Deutschland: Working, Writing, Exploring

radhika_2013 Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hallo Freunden! Wie geht’s? I just looked at the calendar, and apprently I have been living in Dresden, Germany for the past 5 weeks. In April, I accepted an internship offer to work at GLOBALFOUNDRIES (formerly AMD), as a PFA (physical failure analysis) engineering intern. Given that the last two summers I worked internships at Qualcomm, I thought it would …

radhika_2013Ein Sommer in Deutschland: Working, Writing, Exploring
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A Solid Start to Summer

Patrick Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Howdy! Summer is already well underway but it still feels like it’s just starting. Upon finishing my last final, I left the same day for a long plane ride back to Dallas and began preparing for my two interviews the following day. Shortly after boarding, however, the flight attendant came on over the intercom to let us know that DFW …

PatrickA Solid Start to Summer
With the Dow Corporate Shuttle

Traveling, Working, and Learning

cassandra Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hey everyone!  It’s been a long time since my last blog, but I’m excited to let you know how my summer has been going!! In the past 3 weeks, I have been in 2 countries, 4 major cities, and have taken 6 flights.  It’s been a crazy 3 weeks for sure, but so. much. fun. I got back from Korea …

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Summer Fun at Davis

Archana Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

This summer, I headed to UC Davis to intern at a Nephrology lab, which focuses primarily on renal cancer. So far, I can’t really say I’ve done a lot. I’m still getting accustomed to the lab, and most of my time is taken up following a post-doc around the lab as she does various assays, cell cultures, and western blots. …

ArchanaSummer Fun at Davis
The gorgeous building I work in - right on the South Waterfront in Portland.

My Summer Internship: Modeling Cell Movement

Juliana Juliana, Uncategorized, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

While the move from rainy Portland, Oregon to sunny Los Angeles, California for school was startling, the move back for the summer has probably been even more of an adjustment. It’s been pretty dreary weather since I got back to the City of Roses (or City of Bridges if you prefer) and I’m definitely missing my LA sunshine! On the …

JulianaMy Summer Internship: Modeling Cell Movement
Fog + Forest = awesome

A Very Unexpected Summer

greg Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Last summer, I was very upset that I did not get an internship. Therefore, I started working hard since last September at applying to lots of different internships. I looked into the petroleum industry, commodity chemicals industry, utility companies, research laboratories, and even the aerospace industry. I can’t even keep track of how many internships I applied to. It seemed …

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My Summer Internship

haley Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

I’m currently in my third week as a summer intern at a mobile platform company called 3Cinteractive, and so far it’s been amazing. I have learned so many new things and have been taken under the wings of the Software Development team. When I first arrived, I was pretty startled- this is not like any “office” I have ever been …

haleyMy Summer Internship
My team with students from USC, PKU, and KAIST

Starting Summer with some Travel!

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

So far this summer, I have had the opportunity to do some travel abroad and nearby.  I spent the first two weeks of summer in South Korea with the Viterbi iPodia program.  This experience was really amazing; part of the class was getting to know students from China, Korea, Israel, and Germany, and it was awesome working with these students …

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Summer and Fall Interning in Germany!

Makana Krulce-2015 Makana, Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! We are about a month into summer, but I am still reflecting on the last semester at USC, since I actually won’t be back until next spring. That second semester of my sophomore year was key for me in finding the right balance between my work at VARC, my research and my work as a VSA and with …

Makana Krulce-2015Summer and Fall Interning in Germany!
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Getting some SPACE this summer …

Pedro Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

My summer got off to a great start! Very unexpected surprises but I am happy to be where I am at. When I accepted my offer to rejoin Northrop Grumman this summer as part of an Intern Rotation Program, I was expecting to work under a different directorate for the same Unmanned Combat Air Systems project for the X-47B. Last …

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The Trojan Family is Real, I Promise.

Lauren Pelo-2015 Lauren P., Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Mid-step class, while I was going right instead of left, jumping instead of squatting, kicking instead of punching, I was spotted. Probably by everyone in the class for my lack of rhythm, but more importantly, by a USC alumna who was also taking the class. She noticed the USC shirt that I was wearing (probably second to noticing my lack …

Lauren Pelo-2015The Trojan Family is Real, I Promise.
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A Summer in Los Angeles

morelle arian Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

This summer, instead of going home to Seattle, I decided to stay in LA. I’ve met a lot of USC students who are also staying here – some are taking summer classes, others are doing research, and a lot are doing internships like me. It’s my first summer in LA and I’ve only been here for two weeks and I …

morelle arianA Summer in Los Angeles
My brothers and I at my cousins wedding!!

Family First

erica Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

Freshman year was easily one of the most exciting years of my life. However, it was also the longest time I’ve ever spent away from my family.  Living 2,000 miles away from our home in Chicago, I only got to see them over a few major holidays.  My two brothers, Aaron and Elliott, have always been my best friends and …

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My beautiful chip shot from the rough!

No Internship, No Problem

Alex Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

As I sat in front of my computer screen pondering what to blog about, I realized that I could use a job. As I perused Twitter to overcome my writer’s block, I loved reading the tweets about neat internships at Disney and GE, and I wished I had taken advantage of similar opportunities. Before rushing to any unfair judgments about …

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The Science of Fried Chicken

maisie gwynne Viterbi Summer Leave a Comment

At the beginning of this summer, I went to the North Carolina coast to visit my family. I thought I was getting away from science, chemistry and engineering (if only for just a little bit) but I soon found myself in my aunt’s kitchen working on a science project – fried chicken. My aunt and mom have been trying to …

maisie gwynneThe Science of Fried Chicken