Science & Engineering Fellow (Former Employee) – Kingston, RI – February 2, 2016
This was my first internship, the summer after my first year in college. I gained valuable skills in grant writing, developing a curriculum for a science camp, reaching out to other individuals and deans at various colleges for funding.
Excellent place to work with lots of opportunities
URI Biological Control Lab Assistant (Current Employee) – Kingston, RI – July 30, 2015
A typical day of work consists of either lab or field work that could be for any one of numerous research projects that we are working on. The most enjoyable part of the job is definitely the feeling of really making a difference- the work we do helps control invasive plant and insect pests and has a really positive impact on the environment.
Senior Capstone Design project (Former Employee) – North Kingston, Rhode Island – July 26, 2015
School consisted of multiple classes each day, with 10 minute breaks in between; to get from class to class. Ive learned a lot from the two years I spent at the University of Rhode Island including most of the engineering aspects that I currently know.
Trail Crew Leader and Assistant Farm Manager (Former Employee) – West Greenwich, RI – March 22, 2015
I worked as an environmental educator during the school year and then as an assistant farm manager and trail worker. I learned about self motivation, figuring out my own jobs and what needed to get done. It was a great lesson!
Teaching assistant (Former Employee) – Kingston, RI – March 16, 2015
Exploitive Compensation: Lacking in benefits, summer funding not guaranteed, hourly wage offset my large amount of unpaid hours. By maintaining student status workers are not eligible to humane employee treatment. Compensation is not enough to be self sufficient and additional employment is strongly discouraged.
Professor and Department Chair (Current Employee) – Kingston, RI – March 7, 2015
Teach a couple of hours, write manuscripts or grants, organize meetings or discuss with faculty or leadership. Direct students. I am enjoying the job here. But I am looking for more challenging environment.