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Economic Research Assistant

January - November 2020 • New Orleans, LA

What I liked

I learned so much and it was at my own paced

What I wish was different

A more structured schedule.

Advice

Make sure you do research on your mentor and make sure they’re a good fit.
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IT Desktop Support

August 2020 • New Orleans, LA

What I liked

Flexible hours according to class schedule

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Ask questions always
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Tolmas Scholar

January 2020 • New Orleans, LA

What I liked

The topics being researched.

What I wish was different

I wish I could start sooner!

Advice

Don’t be afraid to apply even if it seems like it’s hard.
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Anthropological Reesearcher

January 2020 • New Orleans, LA

What I liked

Freedom of scheduling, able to work from home through the pandemic!

What I wish was different

More in-person meetings with my mentor but the pandemic only allowed us to meet on zoom after March.

Advice

Pace yourself!! Don’t get too overwhelmed trying to research everything at once. Pick an idea and get as much information as you can on that one little topic.
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