Author Archives: Karlee

Back to Costa Rica…Already?

Yes, you read that right. After only being in Houston for a month, I am already back in Costa Rica, though only for a short few days. Sanjana, Chandler, and I are one of the three teams within the GMI … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap

It’s hard to believe that this summer is over already. Our experience in Costa Rica seems to have flown by, but at the same time, it feels like a lifetime ago that the 8 of us were sitting in the … Continue reading

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Feedback for Improvement

This week, I spent a large portion of my time focusing on my task of receiving feedback from the members of the DA team about working at BSC. I created an interview guide and met with each member of the … Continue reading

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Keep Pushing

The exhaustion has finally set in. I found myself feeling exceptionally tired the last several days this week, which made it difficult to concentrate on my work. Luckily, I was able to continue plowing through my tasks and complete all … Continue reading

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Getting in the Groove

This week I have really gotten in the groove at work. I created my own system to keep track of the tasks I need to complete and when they need to be completed, and I have also enjoyed getting to … Continue reading

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Diving In

For the first half of this week I felt like my internship was off to a slow start, which is typical for any new hire during the onboarding process, but on Wednesday, my workload went from 0 to 100 (for … Continue reading

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Halfway There

Our time in Costa Rica is half complete; can you believe it? I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun. We finished week one at Boston Scientific Costa Rica (BSC). My internship is within the R&D Design Assurance … Continue reading

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Implementation: Eviva La Vida

  The medical device product development process consists of three main steps: identification, innovation, and implementation. We spent our first several weeks in Costa Rica focused on identifying unmet needs throughout various hospitals in the country, including Clinica Biblica, Hospital … Continue reading

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DialOasis Prototyping

  Before arriving in Costa Rica, several people warned us about all of the bugs, but I managed to leave the Central Valley after a week and a half without a single bite, which made me think that those people … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat It

  You know how people always say that you never know what you have until it’s gone? Well, those people are right. Since arriving in Guanacaste on Monday, there have been quite a few new adventures. For starters, Sanjana and … Continue reading

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