Author Archives: Callie

Creating the Dream Job

Another week has flown by, it’s crazy to think that we have less than two weeks left here in Costa Rica. This past week was quite busy for me between wrapping up one project, starting another one, learning about career … Continue reading

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Continual Learning

Wow! We are half-way through our internship, the time is flying! This week, I was able to work more on my project and made some significant progress, so that made the week go by even faster than normal. Aside from … Continue reading

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Toeing the Line (of Manufacturing)

I had a busy week at Boston, full of learning, training, and projects. I got to tour the manufacturing line of a device that I am working on, watch a live-video heart procedure, and get excited about packaging engineering. It … Continue reading

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Wonderful Week One at Boston Scientific

My first week working at Boston Scientific was awesome! My coworkers are extremely friendly and willing to help me with anything. My boss, JC, is very organized and willing to work with me on my goals for this summer; he … Continue reading

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Design for Manufacture

This week, Dr. Richardson led us in another short course. He employed the model of learn-by-doing as we created a presentation every afternoon regarding our product and incorporating what we had learned in the morning. We were in groups with … Continue reading

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DialOasis Coming to Life

This week we’ve been “sprinting” to the finish line with our DialOasis project. A “sprint” is a five-day push to design and create a prototype of a solution. The goal of a sprint is customer feedback on the last day. … Continue reading

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Into the Jungle

Wow! (I may start every blog with “Wow!” just because it so aptly describes my experience in GMI). This blog, I’m going to start with the fun stuff and end on the important stuff. I’ll keep experimenting with how to … Continue reading

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Discovering Costa Rica

Wow! It feels like much more than 13 days since we started the GMI program. Already, we have completed two short courses, visited hospitals, worked with Costa Rican students, visited international church, attended a soccer match, and hiked to beautiful … Continue reading

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The Next Step on My Journey

Hi everyone! I’m Callie. I’m from Tulsa, Oklahoma and I graduated Oklahoma State University with my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Spanish just a couple weeks ago. It felt strange to leave what I had begun to … Continue reading

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