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Kristin Chu

I interned at HNTB Corp. in the New York office for my sophomore and junior summers. I was fortunate to have been given a variety of work, including editing drawings, contracts, and calculations, for...

  • Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
  • Environmental Engineering
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Morgan Mills

Last summer, I interned as a Management Consultant in the Water Division of ARCADIS US. This internship gave me the opportunity to apply the problem solving skills I learned in my core classes here at...

  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH
  • Civil Engineering
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Quoc-Daniel Nguyen

During the summer before my senior year, I interned at Skanska, which is a world-renowned company known for its construction development and contracting. The particular division I was in is known as...

  • Hometown: Dunn Loring, VA
  • Civil Engineering
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Kristin Hamaguchi

The summer after my sophomore year I interned at Northrop Grumman in Palmdale, CA. I worked in the Facilities Engineering department, which is in charge of maintaining and upgrading the site...

  • Hometown: Honolulu, HI
  • Civil Engineering
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Matthew Calo

The summer before my senior year, I had the opportunity to intern with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. I worked in the Aviation department and was located at LaGuardia Airport. I joined...

  • Hometown: Merrick, NY
  • Civil Engineering (Structural focus)
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Bruno Fong-Martinez

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering and what drew you to Cornell CEE? I have always wanted to be an engineer. As a kid I would dig holes in my back yard, stick PVC pipes on the ground,...

  • Hometown: Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Civil Engineering
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Lauren Klarsfeld

Which company did you intern at? I interned at Jacobs Engineering Group in New York City. At what stage during your undergraduate career did you complete your internship? I completed my internship...

  • Hometown: Ardsley, NY
  • Civil Engineering
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Marika Nell

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering? When I was 10, my parents took me to a Superfund site in Montana known as the Berkeley Pit. Originally a copper mine, this site consisted of a...

  • Hometown: Cheverly, MD
  • Environmental Processes
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Corey Carpenter

What inspired you to pursue a degree in environmental engineering? Growing up in Boston, Massachusetts my family and I spent many afternoons along the Charles River and Boston Harbor. The Charles...

  • Hometown: Milton, MA
  • Environmental Processes
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Qi Zhou

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering? Engineers solve the world's most pressing problems and make an impact on people's life. It was my dream to contribute to the solution of the...

  • Hometown: Nanjing, China
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics & Hydrology
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