As the first Sixth College Media Intern, I feel I took what I needed from the position and set a high standard for future graphics design interns.
Pros: casual environment, friendly staff, flexible
Working with the staff and faculty, I was able to understand a glimpse of how a large university works with actual employees by watching, listening, and asking many questions. From my inquiries, a large university has many tiers of control, influence, and regulations that seem very thoughtful and efficient. As a potential research graduate student, – more... understanding how a university works with its employees is majorly important because I hope to be working at a university doing research and I want to see how that future would look and feel.
The most important lesson that I've learned from this position is that I must take initiative to ensure the things I want done get done. – less