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My Houstonian Welcome Party

My Houstonian Welcome Party has been filled with humidity, Hurricane Harvey, and healthcare innovation- not to say the three are interconnected but they surely have been the theme of my first month here at Rice. Each unique in its effect … Continue reading

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El Fin (of Summer)

Where to begin? Just a little over three months ago I remember receiving an email from GMI with our flight confirmations to Costa Rica. That’s when it all set in. I felt nervous, excited, eager, and ready- all at the … Continue reading

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Week 10: Patience Is A Virtue

With only one week left, I find myself looking back and contemplating about Week 1 here at our internships. I still recall those feelings that I had on the first few days at a job because of having to learn … Continue reading

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Week 9: Anticipation and Preparation

Everyone knows that when you wear white, you are only bound to get something on it- whether it’s a pen mark or food stain. Well on Wednesday this week I wore a white shirt, with this mentality of course. But … Continue reading

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Week 8: The Intersection of R&D and Manufacturing

Being a part of the Exploratory Phase team in Process Development has exposed me to a diversity of topics and projects happening on the Coyol site, making these past three weeks at Boston Scientific fly by! Although I have done … Continue reading

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Week 7: Getting The Ball Rolling

I always thought I wanted to work in a small company. And maybe I still do. But I have most definitely enjoyed working at Boston Scientific due to the wide access of its large interconnected web of intelligent minds. I … Continue reading

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Week 6: The Intern

Week Six opened up the doors to our final phase of the summer- our internships at Boston Scientific! I couldn’t be more excited to begin gaining industry experience, but at the same time I had so many unanswered questions leading … Continue reading

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Week 5: A Sneak Peak Into Our Boston Scientific Internships

In the past five weeks in Costa Rica, we have taken three short courses that have delved into the entire product development process- covering the front and back ends. As a recap, the first class was taught by Paul Fearis … Continue reading

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Week 4: Cuartito Completo

In approximately 35 hours of a work week, our team had completed a (mostly) fully functioning prototype for our DialOasis implementation project! An unbelievable feat that we were all certainly proud of. A feat like this requires concentrated time blocks … Continue reading

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The Start of Phase 2- Jungle Edition

Remember how I said I didn’t spend every day in jungle… well this all changed when we entered Phase 2 in Guanacaste! This past week in Guanacaste has been very eye-opening in learning more about Costa Ricans values – beyond … Continue reading

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