Kayla Vang

Intern name: Kayla Vang

Major(s)/Minor(s): Accounting 

Title/place of internship/fellowship, etc.: Upward Bound-TRIO

How did you find out about your internship/fellowship/etc.? Through an upperclassmate that was apart of the fellowship in the past.

What were your responsibilities at your internship/fellowship/etc.? I help brainstormed and created activities for students to keep them engaged. Created lists of colleges and local scholarships for high school seniors.

What was the most beneficial aspect of your experience? Being able to learn more about this program and being able to build my connection circle.

What was the most surprising thing you experienced or learned during your internship/fellowship/etc.? It was actually fun and better than I expected because it was online. Hopefully next time it's more interactive and hopefully in person.

How can you apply what you experienced at your internship/fellowship/etc. in the future? This internship help me as a person because I got comfortable with online things and a lot, I mean a lot of zoom meetings.

What advice would you offer to future students interested in this experience? Go for it. It may seem scary but it's worth it!