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Powertrain Production engineering co op

January - May 2018 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

New challenges able to learn about vehicle engines and the production engineering side of manufacturing

What I wish was different

Better work relationship with contractors on projects

Advice

Ask question and help when you need it instead of trying to fix it yourself
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Engineer

May - August 2018 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Co-op assignments at Toyota are hit and miss. Some go really well and others are burdensome. Both of mine went fine and great.
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Lead Porter

June - August 2018 • Vancouver, WA

What I liked

Being able to interact with customers on a daily basis and practicing my customer service skills, leading a team of 8-10 people on being able to check in and check out customers quickly and efficiently

What I wish was different

Management, specifically on being able to deal with coworker problems much better.

Advice

It's a great job to learn customer service skills and be able to learn how a big company's hierarchy.
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Toyota Production Engineering Assembly Co-Op

January - May 2018 • San Antonio, TX

What I liked

Great hands-on experience working in the automotive manufacturing plant. I got to make an impact at the plant with my project.

What I wish was different

I wish there was a more diverse range of projects that I could have worked on. The time I worked there, it was a slow time for my department, so there wasn't as much to do.

Advice

Always ask for more work when other projects are completed or there is downtime with your projects. Also be proactive and don't be afraid to ask questions.
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Business Logistics Intern

May - August 2018 • Los Angeles, CA

What I liked

Learning oppertunites.

What I wish was different

NA

Advice

Always have a notepad in hand.
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Engineering Intern

May - August 2018 • Jackson, TN

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Use your internship to help decide what you want to do after you graduate.
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Electrical Engineer Co-op

January - April 2017 • Saline, MI

What I liked

Great opportunity to experience automotive industry great for car lovers

What I wish was different

Type of work daily

Advice

Prepare for big corporate company agenda
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Production Engineer

May - August 2017 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

Job diversity, freedom and responsibility in projects

What I wish was different

More technical aspects

Advice

Take on multiple projects and find resources to get them done
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Plant and Environmental Co-op

May - August 2017 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

The employees there were very welcoming and helpful, they were prepared for a co-op and had work for me that I was capable of doing easily.

What I wish was different

To work on longer term projects rather than pieces of a lot of projects.

Advice

Ask questions! Either coming from confusion or not having enough work to do, asking the full time employees for help always works.
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Aero & Thermal Evaluation Engineer

August 2018 • Ann Arbor, MI

What I liked

-Great work environment -Challenging work -Rewarding contribution

What I wish was different

-More networking oppurtunities

Advice

Make the most out of being part of an R&D division, lots of people to learn from.
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Body Manufacturing Engineer

January - May 2018 • Blue Springs, MS

What I liked

-Great experience in the automotive industry -Understood the manufacturing process for a major model change

What I wish was different

high stress, long hours

Advice

Network as much as possible, but also be prepared to work long hours if you go into manufacturing.
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Environmental Engineering Co-op

August 2017 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

Learning about the manufacturing process of a car!

What I wish was different

Nothing, I am really enjoying my experience.

Advice

Ask for due dates and keep tabs on all your projects!
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engineer

May - August 2016 • Georgetown, KY

What I liked

Toyota encourages independence and growth while providing great mentorship

What I wish was different

I wish I had worked for a longer term!

Advice

Pursue growth everyday
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