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Internship Interviews

Comments of some Nile University undergraduate students who have done summer internships through Nile University channels.

 

Emad Sherif

Internship :

TE Data in the HR department

Year :

Summer 2010 for 2 months

Responsibilities:

all HR functions of interviewing – screening – training and development – assessment – compensation and benefits.

Learned lessons:

self-confidence – responsibility – learned how to deal with and assess people – learned how to think and execute the work required – Although it is not related to my major (engineering), it was very useful to work in a management field which will reflect positively on my chosen field (engineering needs a knowledge of management too)

Achievements :

Best Trainee in HR department Certificate of Appreciation They called and asked for his help the year after his internship in the HR department.

Advice :

must go through internships to prepare yourself for the practical life ahead

 

Hussein Amr Abdel Aziz

Internship :

TE Data in OMG (Operations Management)department.

Year :

Summer 2010 for 2 months

Responsibilities:

Studying the procedures for any process in the company whether engineering or management.

Learned lessons:

very good working experience – learned that systems are needed for any successful business – made good relationships with others – learned the importance of time

Advice :

very important to go through internships to feel the real life work environment.

 

Donia Amr Mohamed

Internship :

TE Data in the Enterprise Customer Operations Department and OMG department.

Year :

Summer 2010 and 2011 for 1 month each time.

Responsibilities 

In the first year it was general administrative work, but in the second one it was engineering work.

Learned lessons:

team work – responsibility – lines of authority – how to work – working in the operations department helped me choose communication as my major – enjoyed second year more as it was a more friendly environment.

Advice :

must go through internships as they are fun – learn a lot about real life work environment, gain experience which gives you an advantage later on and prepares you when facing real life.

 

Habiba el Sayyadd

Internship :

Vodafone Smart Village in the Retail Development Project (Marketing).

Year :

Summer 2011 for 1.5 month.

Responsibilities: 

Helped in organizing Internal events & Monotironing Stores

Learned lessons 

Very pleasant work environment – responsibility for a whole task and being accountable for it – Patience – learn about the real work environment.

Advice :

Work as much as you can. Everything you do is a new experince that will defiently add alot to your life

 

Ayatallah Gamal Youssef

Internship :

Promoseven in the Accounts Management Department (Nestle – Nescafé)

Year :

Summer 2010 for 1 month.

Responsibilities :

market research on the product that the account is responsible for .

Learned lessons 

how to look for details and evaluate options – real life work is hard – how to deal with different kinds of people- discovered that not all people live in my world but as a matter of fact mine is a very small world and there are other totally different and diverse worlds existing – helped me to decide the career I want to enter when I graduate. At first I wanted to work in marketing, but after going through this work experience, I realized that it is the last field I want to work in.

Advice :

the internship experience helped me understand much which I would have spent a long time to understand after graduating.

 

Ahmed Nassar

Internship :

Palm Paper in the Management Office

Year :

Summer 2011 for 1.5 month.

Responsibilities :

Designing boxes, brochures and the web page.

Learned lessons 

the work process- dealing with people.

Achievements :

I Still work with them occasionally upon their request.

Advice :

Gained real life experience including how to design and deliver tasks.

 

Mahmoud Hossam

Internship :

Piraeus Bank (Card Center/Marketing) 
Promoseven (Account Management – McDonald’s)

Year :

Summer 2010 and 2011 for 1.5 month and 1 month.

Responsibilities :

Sales in the first internship and marketing research in the second.

Learned lessons 

how to collect data professionally – study consumer behavior – networking – helped me to define exactly what I want to be.

Advice :

Hands on real working experience is very important in determining one's future.

 

Hady Rashwan

Internship :

CULTNAT (Research Department/IT Department)

Year :

Summer 2011 for 2.5 months.

Responsibilities :

worked on Mechatronics program.

Learned lessons :

accuracy – importance of time – networking – helped in deciding my major(computer) in engineering.

Advice :

real working experience is essential for a student.

 

Mohamed Omar Abdel Aziz

Internship :

Piraeus Bank (Card center)

Year :

Summer 2011 for 1 month.

Responsibilities :

Sales and Customer Relations.

Learned lessons:

how to deal with problems – how to deal with people and systems – get into contact with different cultures – helped me in deciding what I do not want to work in, in the future (no banks) which was good for me to decide now, rather than when I graduate.

Advice :

it is very good to go through the experience and get to know the real life work environment.

 

Hassan El Emam

Internship :

Promoseven (Account Management – Nescafé team)

Year :

Summer 2011 for 1 month.

Responsibilities :

marketing research.

Learned lessons 

how to deal with people – fun – helped me decide not to work in the advertising field, although I was dying to do that.

Advice :

Internships are work experience, even if just watching others work.

 

Ahmed Hossam

Internship :

NISC(Nanoelectronics Integrated Systems Center) at Nile University and CULTNAT (IT Department)

Year :

Summer 2010 (3 weeks ) and 2011 (2.5 months).

Responsibilities :

C language programming and hardware work in the first .Net research and software programming in the second. .

Learned lessons 

team work – work relations which are completely different than relations in the university – communication skills.

Advice :

real working experience, very useful.

 

Mai Ayman Abdel Moneim

Internship :

CULTNAT (Graphics and Information Systems Department)

Year :

Summer 2010 (1 month).

Responsibilities :

site visits and photographing, designing related brochure.

Learned lessons 

learned new skills never thought of before – visited places I never did before – made a difference in the architecture course that I took later in the university – tolerance – work should be done whether one likes it or not.

Advice :

real working experience – good exposure – interaction.

 

Ahmed Khalil

Internship :

Promoseven (Account Management – McDonald’s)

Year :

Summer 2011 (1 month).

Responsibilities :

market research

Learned lessons 

learned how to look professionally at things – time management – being a student is one thing and working is another totally different thing – work is serious – every action has consequences that you must bear.

Advice :

real work experience – knowing people – responsibility.

 

Mohamed Amr Omar

Internship :

Mobinil (Data Center and System Administration)

Year :

Summer 2011 (1 month).

Responsibilities :

IT work.

Learned lessons 

working under pressure – having fun – Benefits even if just watching others work without carrying out any work functions.

Advice :

real work experience – very useful to have it on your cv.