Name: Dhruvi Patel (She/her/hers)
Internship, Co-op, or Research Site: Co-op
Position Title: IT Corporate Intern (DBA/BA)
Major or Program: B.S. Information Systems
Current Class Level: Senior
Work Term: Summer 2022 and Fall 2022
Tell us about your internship, co-op, or research opportunity, including your day-to-day responsibilities.
My day to day responsibilities includes investigating goals and issues, analyzing information, evaluating solutions, documenting and identifying business issues.
Describe the process of obtaining your position. When did you hear of the position and submit your application?
I got the internship at Erickson through UMBC Works. There were a total of three round of interviews including the initial phone call.
What have you enjoyed the most about your position or organization?
Everyday a business analyst is faced with new challenges and new problems to solve, and this encourages me to learn more about the challenging work environment, and allows me to continuously develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
How do you believe you have made an impact through your work?
I have gained a good amount of knowledge from this internship. And I believe that I have implemented it correctly in generating reports and projects.
What advice would you give to another student who is seeking an internship or similar experience?
Try to meet new people and be open minded to learn new things everyday.
Please provide a short reflection or quote about what you liked most about your position / earning internship credit / working with the Career Center.
The learning process continues until the day you die.
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