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First Solar

Mechanical Engineering Intern

January 2021 • Perrysburg, OH

What I liked

The people are amazing, great company culture. Gained a lot of valuable experience and really enjoyed it

What I wish was different

If housing was covered

Advice

Know what company you want to work at before the career fairs. They will see your passion come through and it will help land that interview.
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Engineering Co-op

June - August 2020 • Perrysburg, OH

What I liked

I liked the company culture and the work

What I wish was different

Because of covid we had a late start to the semester and had limited projects. So if I could change anything it would be the global pandemic.

Advice

Know how solar panels work and what sets first solar apart from their competitors.
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Business Productivity Intern

March 2018 • Perrysburg, OH

What I liked

The company is amazing and offers a lot of opportunities to get involved with different areas.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Development Engineer Intern

May - August 2018 • Perrysburg, OH

What I liked

The internship allowed for professional growth with encouragement of personal projects. Versatile and Appliciable skills such as lab handling, data analysis, basic coding and leadership in personal projects were also taught amd encouraged in the workplace. The upper management made an effort to meet the interns and give tasks based on their career or personal interests.

What I wish was different

The work can be physically taxing at times however safety and health are important values at First Solar

Advice

Take advantage of networking and the opportunities offered. Learn many skills and be able to apply them in different situations.
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Device Engineer

June 2018 • Santa Clara, CA

What I liked

Learning about semiconductors in a fast paced research environment

What I wish was different

Nothing!

Advice

Work hard to get the results you want.
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