Valliant, OK

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Occupational Safety and Health

Accepted a full time position with MI



What are your career aspirations?
I would like the opportunity to obtain a career in safety with a company I enjoy working for.

Why did you decide to apply for an internship with MI?
I was looking for experience. I applied for lots of full time positions and got lots of interviews, but was always told I needed more experience. I believe this internship gave me the on-the-job experience and knowledge to help me obtain a full-time position.

Who did you work with?
I worked alongside safety manager, Armando Flores, and safety generalist, Juan Villegas.

What is the most valuable thing you learned?
The everyday responsibilities of a safety professional. That is what I needed to learn the most. I know the book stuff, but as far as applying it to everyday situations - that’s what I gained.

What advice do you have for future interns?
You’ll be with a company that really cares about their employees. Do the best you can on your projects and enjoy yourself.

What did you enjoy most?
Getting to know my fellow coworkers and learning the everyday task of a safety professional.



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