Co-op 2.0: Handshake

Fun fact of the day: University of Cincinnati invented the co-op program in 1906. In case you don’t know what co-op is, it is an educational model where students alternate between classes and full-time work every semester. Co-op positions are paid, and in the same field as your major. What an amazing concept, right? Not…

My Summer Research Experience

This summer I was a Research Fellow at the College of Pharmacy. I know the term “Research Fellow” sounds intense, but it is more of a – what I like to call – “resume booster term.” All it means is that I was doing research, and more than just bench work in the lab. Before…

My Six Month Co-op Experience

Hello future Bearcats! I am very excited to share my six months co-op experience with you all. Because it was not only my first time working in an American company, but also an interesting lifelong lesson that taught me so many professional, technical, and communicative skills. I still remember the first day of my internship…

90 days of summer

This was my first summer in the United States, and also one of the hottest. I was barely outside, but anytime I was outside I complained about it being hot. It was hot! I was working at a research lab almost the entire summer. A major part of my work at the lab was to…