Internship @ NYC Environmental Drone Startup

DONE BY: Samuel Bartusek | Hotchkiss School '15 | Princeton U. '20

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: indeed.com 

LENGTH: 4 months

LOCATION: New York City 

FUN: ★★★☆☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: 

How to think on feet!

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • 9:30am ~ 4pm: Work

*Only couple days per week, but remote work also

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

  • Conducting interviews
  • Writing articles

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 20-35

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

Just experience- but really new to me and a great thing!

TOP TIPS: 

Internships are not just good for your resume, they're actually really good for personal development, and maybe you'll make connections. Just go in open.

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: 

  • Info@durouas.com or through an actual job application
  • Number on their website durouas.com

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

Real-world experience! You start to see yourself in a different context and can think a lot more clearly about your future. Also in my specific role I learned a lot about conducting interviews, which actually translates back into life skills in a nice way. 

Jiyoung Jeong