What is your educational background?
I went to a French school in Paris from Kindergarten to 5th grade, I then went to an International school in Shanghai from 6th grade to 12th grade, I am currently attending University in the Netherlands in my third and final year, and I am in Sydney for my semester abroad for university until December of 2019.
What have you been working on in your time at USSC?
During my time at USSC, I’ve been doing a variety of different tasks. These include: research on American-Australian-Chinese International Trade & Foreign Policy, analyzing policies put forth by the 2020 US democratic presidential candidates, and manipulating unstructured data.
What has been your favourite part about living in Sydney?
My favorite part about Sydney has to be the weather. The fact that winter in Australia is “cold” at 13 degrees celsius reminds me of California, where I’m originally from, and really contrasts with the brutal snowy Dutch winters I’ve had to endure over the last few years.
What do you hope to do with your internship experience?
I’m hoping to gain some valuable experience as an analyst, working with data and information, learning how to organize, structure and analyze it. I really enjoy looking for patterns and drawing informed conclusions from big sets of data.
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