My name is Lucas Gonzalez-Rey, and I’m currently a sophomore studying Information Systems and Operations Management & Business Analytics at the Smith Business School. Last summer, I had the opportunity to work as a social media and videography intern for the Capitol Hoops Summer League. The Capitol Hoops Summer League is an offseason basketball league consisting of high school teams ...READ MORE »
My name is Nene Narh-Mensah, I’m a senior studying journalism and public policy. This past summer I interned at Maryland Matters, a state politics and policy publication. I covered justice and health equity while there. I also contributed to their coverage of the elections this year.
The semester before, I had been searching for an internship that could count for internship ...READ MORE »
What it is, what it do?! This is Aaron Wright, a senior CSS brother and Journalism major at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. For this blog post, I want to discuss my time as an intern at The Baltimore Banner. During the summer, I wrote stories and news articles for this startup news publication. I worked with some of ...READ MORE »
My name is Caio Moreira Goolsby, and I’m a Sophomore studying Astronomy and Government and Politics at the University of Maryland with the CSS program. As the pandemic hit in 2020, I watched the outsized impact that supply chain shut-downs, pandemic restrictions, and service industry closures had on my local immigrant community. My resume, which had been floating around my ...READ MORE »
My name is Matteo Patzy and I am currently a Senior and studying mechanical engineering. When I was searching for internships for the summer of 2021, I found a position that interested me. I decided to apply, and managed to perform well in two interviews, thanks to my experiences and the professional practice that I have had in CSS. I ...READ MORE »
My name is Maxwell Morris and I am currently a senior at the iSchool. This summer, I was an intern at Optum within UnitedHealth Group. The internship was both a very rewarding experience and a great way for me to learn real-world skills that I have not been able to get in a classroom setting.
Over the course of ten weeks, ...READ MORE »
My name is Graham Hyde and I am currently a junior (part of the 2018 CSS cohort). My initial plan for the summer of 2020 was to return to my previous internship as a research intern for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. However, the unexpected pandemic forced my internship to shut down Due to CSS’s strong communal nature, ...READ MORE »
My name is Justyn Alexander, and I am a senior majoring in Operations Management and Business Analytics & Information Systems. This past summer, I interned for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Inspector General. I had a great experience despite it being virtual and for the government. I know for some people, a job at a government agency is like ...READ MORE »
My name is Isaiah Duncan and I am a Senior graduating in May 2021. I interned at Microsoft during the summer of 2020. My internship at Microsoft helped me to develop many skills, exposed me to new technologies, and has prepared me for my post-grad professional life.
My internship lasted for twelve weeks. During it, I was involved with the Linux ...READ MORE »
Hello CSS Community: My name is Calvin Parker and I am currently a junior earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. This past summer, I interned with the Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) under the Remedial Structures division. I found this experience to be truly rewarding because it provided me with a plethora of new knowledge on the ...READ MORE »
The College Success Scholars program gave me the support I needed at the University Of Maryland. It has provided me with brothers who either have walked or are walking beside me on the path towards success. We constantly are there to support one another whenever we are in trouble or worried with a class or do not simply understand a concept. There have been times where I have felt down about something such as an exam or internship. It was my brothers who helped me back on my feet for each time I felt down and I can’t even express how much this means to me.
B.S. Computer Engineering,
Class of 2017
School of Engineering
University of Maryland,
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