Name: Vidit Hitesh Gandhi
Internship, Co-op, or Research Site: John Staurulakis, LLC
Position Title: Data Analyst Intern
Major or Program: Information System
Current Class Level: Master's Student
Work Term: Fall 2022
Tell us about your internship, co-op, or research opportunity, including your day-to-day responsibilities.
Generate weekly reports and create dashboards highlighting the KPI for the VPs and other leaders to review. Create tools to help the team track their billable hours and learn NetSuite and assist the team in implementing NetSuite. Documentation of the new inhouse tool being created to track the regulatory requirements.
Describe the process of obtaining your position. When did you hear of the position and submit your application?
Got to know about it from a friend and applied with my resume directly to the hiring manager.
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What have you enjoyed the most about your position or organization?
I got to work with people from different backgrounds who were passionate about data and working in this field. My team was very cooperative and encouraged when during my initial days and made me feel welcomed. I also got an opportunity to interact and learn from the leaders of the organization by attending various high level meetings. I got to learn a lot and gain valuable industry experience.
How do you believe you have made an impact through your work?
I helped the team in data management and data visualization. The kind of work I did and assisted my team helped the higher management make better informed decisions to help the clients and in turn increase the revenue.
What advice would you give to another student who is seeking an internship or similar experience?
KEEP APPLYING! This is even more important for international students. Do not get demotivated after seeing a couple of rejections or ghosting. Keep working on your resume, talk to seniors and get it reviewed by them and UMBC career center.
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