"Hard to find, Nice experience."

Posted: Jan 20 2021

General


Position:

Research Assistant

Term:

Summer 2019

Location:

Peru , AL

Category:

Data Science

Reviewer


Major:

Biology (general)

Classification:

Junior

School:

The University of Texas at El Paso

International Student:

No

Compensation


Hourly | Monthly:

$0 | $0

Relocation:

$2400

Final Thoughts


Would you recommend this internship to a friend?

Yes.

Are you returning?

No, I did not get a return offer.

Summary


UTEP research program in Peru. Water contamination in low income rural places. As a team of researches we gather information on the level of contamination in waters of many low income communities. Our research helped out to communicate with the governor of those regions to change the drinkable water contamination and show the ways it was affecting the individuals from those regions.

Work


5

Perfect

4

Used occasionally

3

Relative

Discuss the details of your project. What did your project(s) entail? What kinds of tools did you get to work with?

In Peru city we will check for the contamination in water lakes and the drinkable water

Manager/Mentor


4

Weekly meetings

2

Vague answer

How was your relationship with your mentor / manager?

Not so good, she will always be in other cities flying in and out. Hard to communicate with her.

Team


4

Able to work on my own

1

Felt like a liability

Can you describe some team events?

We will all go early in the morning to see and check the water contamination within an area of low income houses.

Social


2

One time

5

Always

What was your favorite thing about the companie's culture?

They really cared about the contamination and how effectively our research help out to set a better system to give water to everyone in that region.

Location


3

Fun weekends

2

Probably not

What was your favorite thing about the companie's culture?

They really cared about the contamination and how effectively our research help out to set a better system to give water to everyone in that region.

Benefits


Provided housing

Activities(e.g. ping-pong, board games, etc.)

Free breakfast or lunch/dinner

Snack bar

Free beverages

Free coffee/tea

Opportunity to receive certifications

Public transportation subsidy

Excursion/Tours

Free swag/merchandise

Flexible schedule

Vacation days

Discounts on company products

Gym/Recreation center products

Company laptop/monitor products

Wellness/Medical center