Author Archives: Erica

Week 8: Positive People

One thing I will definitely miss when I leave Costa Rica in just two weeks is the people. I have had such a positive experience with everyone here, at my internship, in the short course, and while exploring the country. … Continue reading

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Week 7: Internship Reflections

At the end of the fifth week of my internship, I reflect on my time at Boston Scientific so far. I am working in the Process Development (PD) department. This is an area that I didn’t know much about before … Continue reading

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Week 6: Medical Technology Innovation

This week we took a break from our internships to participate in the Medical Technology Innovation short course taught by Dr. Richardson and Dr. Wettergreen from Rice. The class was held at Universidad de Costa Rica with students from several … Continue reading

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Week 5: Spanish Challenges

One of the greatest challenges during the past few weeks has been the language barrier. I took Spanish classes for four years in school, but had no other experiences with the language until coming to Costa Rica. Now, having to … Continue reading

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Week 4: Research and Realizations

This internship at Boston Scientific is the first internship I have had at a medical device company. Therefore, these past three weeks have been a new experience and have opened my eyes to many aspects of the field. At the … Continue reading

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