Category: Internship Experiences

Summer Recap: Internships 0

Summer Recap: Internships

QUEST students are well known for being involved and on the go during the semester, and we certainly don’t stop once school lets out. From systems engineering in San Francisco (Renee Adkins, Q23) to...

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees 0

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) March 2014: Flying Back from Spring Break in Barcelona I knew the CPA lay abruptly ahead. Committed to work in public accounting after graduation, it seemed like there was no...

Hacking the Career Search Process for Students 0

Hacking the Career Search Process for Students

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) Introduction October introduces a new chapter for students re-settling into College Park. Presented with a proverbial clean slate, the list of individual goals for Fall Semester 2016 is surely piling...

QUEST Lab Sponsor of the Month: Bloomberg 0

QUEST Lab Sponsor of the Month: Bloomberg

This month’s QUEST Lab Sponsor is Bloomberg, and in order to highlight the value Bloomberg can provide to students, we sat down with Jessie Xu (Q21) to ask her about her experiences as a...

Consulting In Spanish: Rachel George’s Summer Internship 0

Consulting In Spanish: Rachel George’s Summer Internship

By: Rachel George (Q21) I think consulting is hard enough without having to do it in Spanish. This summer I had to do just that while interning with the Social Entrepreneur Corps in Ecuador...

This Summer, Where in the World is QUEST? 0

This Summer, Where in the World is QUEST?

Article by Alex Bansleben (Q18) After the completion of yet another academic year, summer provides a much-needed chance to relax, unwind, and escape the normal day-to-day routine. This summer, members of the QUEST community...

Summer Jobs and Internships 0

Summer Jobs and Internships

Article by Alex Bansleben (Q18) While some relaxation following final exams is definitely in order, QUEST students know that the summer months are the perfect opportunity to gain some professional experience through jobs and...

“This Winter Break…” 0

“This Winter Break…”

Article by Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) After a long semester capped off by grueling finals, winter break provided some much needed relief to QUEST students ready to let loose. With five weeks to burn, some...

Summer Recap: Student Internships and Travels 0

Summer Recap: Student Internships and Travels

Internships/Jobs: Elizabeth Blankenhorn – Cohort 18: This summer, I interned at a start-up nanotechnology company, XiGo Nanotools, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. XiGo created the Acorn Area, an instrument that uses proton shifts due to changing...