Internship, Co-op or Research Site:1776
Position Title: Operations Intern
Major: Information Systems
Tell us about your internship, co-op, or research opportunity, including your day-to-day responsibilities.
On a daily basis i'm responsible for making sure the whole 1776 campus is clean and operating at its full potential. This responsibility ranges from making sure the kitchen is fully stocked with the right materials to working with the CEO, Evan Burfield, to make sure important documents are prepared the correct way to help companies advance into rounds of seed funds. I'm also responsible of projects that I'm given which can range from help desk tickets on some weeks to using excel to document sales for the DC region of the company.
Describe the process of obtaining your internship, research, or co-op opportunity.
I obtained my internship through networking with a family friend who had previously interned with 1776.
What have you enjoyed the most about your position or organization/company?
I enjoy that i'm doing vastly different projects so that I can get a wide range of experience in different things.
What advice would you give to another student who is seeking an internship or similar experience?
Network with any family and friends to help get leads on jobs or internship. Also use the resources we are given at UMBC such as UMBCworks and the job fairs.
Please provide a short reflection or quote about what you liked most about your position.
My ability to get experience through this internship is very important to me since it is helping me decide what I want to do with my career after college.
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