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Village of Schaumburg

Public works

May 2017 - August 2019 • Schaumburg, IL

What I liked

I enjoyed the experience of working on a team, learning new skills to maintain a suburban ecosystem, and gaining the confidence to try and learn new experiences.

What I wish was different

I wish I was given a larger leadership role. As a seasonal employee I was the bottom of the pay scale and therefore often overlooked.

Advice

Do not be afraid to ask questions. It is hard molding into a new job, especially one with certain skills necessary, but your coworkers will always be willing to help you out.
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Transportation Intern

May - August 2019 • Schaumburg, IL

What I liked

The Village of Schaumburg's Bicycle Safety Intern program was a great experience being able to learn the ins and outs of municipal government. I greatly enjoyed learning the different bureaucracies and processes behi

What I wish was different

Advice

I think this is a great experience and a great way to spend a summer while learning useful skills.
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Accounting Intern

June - August 2018 • Schaumburg, IL

What I liked

The people at the Village of Schaumburg were very welcoming and friendly. They genuinely wanted to get to know me and helped me learn more about Accounting. Great company culture and atmosphere.

What I wish was different

Sometimes the work was tedious. My boss was great about varying my different assignments though and super helpful when answering questions.

Advice

Don't be afraid to ask questions! It's a smaller office and everyone is always willing to help.
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