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Ohio Wesleyan University

Summer Science Researcher

May - July 2022 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

Working with my professor and mentor, and brainstorming different ways to implement artificial intelligence methods.

What I wish was different

Better communication and social connection.

Advice

Do not over work in the beginning weeks and slack off in the last few, which are quite critical.
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Research Assistant

June - August 2021 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I enjoyed learning how research within astronomy and generally learning more about the night sky.

What I wish was different

I wish we had more cloudless nights but we have no control over that.

Advice

Be ready to be able to stay up all night.
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Student Researcher

May - August 2020 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I enjoyed learning the various methods and processes that go into photometry. I got hands on experience in a field I am interested in, which further sparked my interest in Astrophysics.

What I wish was different

I wish I was on campus to use the telescope for the SSRP, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, I was unable to stay here over the winter. Our mentor did an outstanding job in making the research project remote.

Advice

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Co-Coordinator

May 2021 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I loved that my advisors gave me freedom to pick what kind of programming to take on.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had started the process a little sooner so that I could have organized more classes.

Advice

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Research/ Lab Assistant

June - September 2020 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

Being able go get lab experience.

What I wish was different

I wish that it was slightly more organized.

Advice

Nothing, I thought it was great!
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Student accountant

June 2019 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

The work experience is great, and I felt like accounting suits well with me. Everyone here is very willing to help and gives me advice about the work, etc. It's very enjoyable working.

What I wish was different

Better pc

Advice

Do your best and try to do something a bit more than what they ask you, like adding a convenient way to view the excel file you created.
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Admissions intern

May - August 2019 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I liked learning all about the admissions process!

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cooking Matters Intern

May - August 2019 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I liked how we got to work with many different people and in many different areas of the community. We taught cooking matters classes, cooked meals to donate to the community, prepared recipe samples for the local farmers market and performed cooking demonstrations at People in Need. Each week of the summer looked different, and I got a lot of valuable experience in the community.

What I wish was different

Advice

I would share that you should always be prepared for anything! When you are working with people, things don't always go as planned. Stay on your toes and everything will work out!
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Undergraduate Research Assistant

May - July 2019 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I loved learning something new everyday. The were always opportunities to think critically and problem solve. I also loved seeing the data come together at the end.

What I wish was different

I wouldn't change anything; it was a great opportunity.

Advice

Ask as many questions as you can. When you are working directly with a professor, they have much more time to guide you. Take advantage of that!
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Student Director of Orienation and Camp Oh-Wooo

May - August 2019 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

The environment and the things I learned

What I wish was different

More funding

Advice

Work hard, have fun, and be flexible
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Facilities Manager

May - August 2018 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I learned a lot about how a university runs and made connections on-campus

What I wish was different

More organization would be better

Advice

Take classes while you're here and connect with others on campus.
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Student Director of Camp Oh-Wooo

February - August 2018 • Delaware, OH

What I liked

I like having the oppunity to impact OWU and the class of 2022.

What I wish was different

To have the workload effectively even.

Advice

To grow professionally and have the opportunity help transition the class of 2022 to the Bishop family.
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