Choosing an Emphasis: Chemical Engineering (Environmental)

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One of the best things about majoring in engineering at USC is that you have the option to choose a specific emphasis that allows you to take more specialized courses. Just within Chemical Engineering there are five different emphases to choose from: Biochemical Environmental Nanotechnology Polymers/Material Science Petroleum Not to mention there is a straight ChemE track where you don’t …

Summer Plans!

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For the past couple of months, I’ve been amping up to spend 12 weeks of the summer in Chicago! I remember being so excited when I got the internship offer from Abbott to work in their Environmental Health and Safety Division in their main North Chicago branch. I’ve talked with multiple people who interned there in the past and they …

Research – What a Misnomer

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I have never understood the word research. Sure, it makes sense when you’re in fourth grade and you write a research paper. In that case, you really are going back through the discoveries of others and re-searching them. But when it comes to laboratory research, there doesn’t seem to be anything “re” about it. I have been working in the …