Wondering what I’m doing in Saint Louis for the summer? Here I answer the most frequent questions about my summer internship at Sparo Labs.
When Mackenzie Findlay decided as a freshman that she wanted an on-campus mentor, she ventured into the Career Center. Not because she was actively searching for a job or internship – not yet – but because she wanted to start the conversation. Now a senior, she has seen those relationships pay off in a big way. She got her mentor (two, actually), she’s had some pretty spectacular internship experiences, and she is looking forward to great opportunities for her first job after college.
So here’s the thing about my experience at WashU: nothing bad has ever happened to me that wasn’t okay in the end. The point of my last post wasn’t to complain about not getting an internship at Microsoft; it was to show that disappointments in college happen, but you can still learn from them. The point of […]
The rejection came in the middle of November. Before that, I had given my resume to a Microsoft recruiter at the fall career fair. She contacted me a few days later and offered me a phone interview for a summer intern position, which I accepted. Next, I was flown out to their headquarters in Redmond, WA for a day of […]
I spent a summer interning and living on my own in the middle of Illinois.