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Qingyao Sun

Liberal Arts Major(s): German, Sociology
Other Major: International Affairs
Hometown: Dongguan, China
Experience Time: Spring 2021

Give us a brief summary of your experience?

In this internship, I completed project reports for the company, conducted research for the organization, and transferred reports from articles into reportable formats using Canva, which is a new application that I learned to use during the internship. This provided me with insights into the internal arrangements of a nonprofit organization.

How did this experience impact you academically?

This experience aided my academic experience because it has shown me why certain things taught in class are important to learn, and it is also rewarding when I applied skills I learned in class into this internship.

"It showed me a glimpse of what it is like to work in a professional sphere in a nonprofit organization..."

How will this experience impact your career goals?

The internship experience has been a truly special experience for me. It showed me a glimpse of what it is like to work in a professional sphere in a nonprofit organization, and it has helped me explore potential career paths I can take in the future.

How has the College of the Liberal Arts helped you to find and/or succeed in this experience (e.g., adviser, faculty, staff, enrichment funds, etc.)?

The College of the Liberal Arts has financially aided me during the completion of this internship (since it is an internship that I would have needed to pay to be a part of). It has significantly helped lower the financial burden on me especially during the pandemic, so that I can focus on completing the internship without stressing, doubting, or questioning whether it was worth it financially to complete this internship.

For more information on internships for Liberal Arts students, visit our website.


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