This summer I’ve had the opportunity to work at Datastax, a medium-sized startup in the Silicon Valley, as an Applications Engineering Intern in the IT department.
Datastax offers an enterprise version of Apache Cassandra, an open-source, No SQL database.
My experience as a student-athlete at Harvard was about as far away from what I expected as possible.
This will help eliminate some potential requests and lets everyone know you are not a pushover for a sad story.
CB TIP #2: Avoid moving your conversations away from for the first week or two.
Story tellers want to communicate with you away from as soon as possible.
While going through the recruiting process, it’s pretty easy to get wooed away by the hometown powerhouse, which was Ohio State for me.
On the other hand, I was always advised, “If you experienced a career ending injury on day one, would you be happy with your choice?
” With that in mind, it was pretty hard to turn down Harvard.
My name is Kaitlyn Schiffhauer and I am a rising sophomore on the varsity softball team.
A broken foot and three knee surgeries sidelined me for my freshman, sophomore, and junior years.
I was blessed with incredibly supportive and encouraging teammates, but it was still hard not to feel like an outsider on the team.