Meet the Interns – Summer 2016

Jack Waters

TU Berlin

Jack Waters worked at TU Berlin in Berlin, Germany. He found his internship through IAESTE. His work included organizing and spearheading various projects!

Tay Tantivirun

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Tay Tantivirun found his internship through Cultural Vistas! He worked in Friedrichshafen, Germany, at ZF Friedrichshafen AG utilizing technical German communication skills to present work on automatic parameter fitting to ZF’s acoustic, dynamic, and vibration department.

Anna Schmeissing


Anna Schmeissing worked abroad at Regierungspräsidium in Gießen, Germany. She found her internship through Cultural Vistas! She worked entirely in German with guidance from professionals in the environmental science and civil engineering fields!

Ben Loh

Primestreet Advisory

Ben Loh worked at Primestreet Advisory in Bangkok, Thailand. He found his work abroad opportunity through networking with the University of Michigan’s Alumni Network. He worked on conducting extensive research in the logistics, government policy banking, retail banking and consumer electronics company.

Mehul Kulkarni

Fab Lab at the Polytechnic University of Valencia

Mehul Kulkarni worked at a startup called Fab Lab at the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Valencia, Spain. He found his internship through International Studies Abroad. The work he did included collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to design and build a hydroponic system with heating/cooling capabilities housed in a concrete wall to meet growing European demand!

Teddy Kim


Teddy Kim found his opportunity on MCOMPASS. He went to Seoul, South Korea, where he worked at Fasoo. He worked to design and implement an executable program that encrypted/decrypted the selected lines from all related files in the company’s source directory!

Antonio Jimenez

Mikrotron GmbH

Antonio Jimenez applied for his internship through Cultural Vistas, and he worked in Unterschleissheim, Germany, at Mikrotron GmbH. He worked on analyzing a variety of measurements on camera circuit boards in order to identify and correct performance!

Jackson Irwin

Shenzhen Sphonsun Technology Co.

Jackson Irwin went to Shenzhen, China, where he worked for Shenzhen Sphonsun Technology Co., Ltd. He applied for his internship through the LSA International Internships and CRCC Asia. His internship included analyzing research and proposing a solution addressing a defect in one of the company’s products!

Eric Harding


Eric Harding worked at UNESP in Bauru, Brazil. He found his internship through Cultural Vistas!

Alex Escobar

Fundacion Prosama

Alex Escobar worked on the fabrication of nanoparticles in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at Fundacion Prosama! He found his internship through Cultural Vistas.

Becca Cohn

Warsaw University of Technology

Becca Cohn worked at Warsaw University of Technology in Warsaw, Poland. She found her internship through IAESTE. While abroad, she collaborated with external teams from around the world in order to advance and publish research.

Vicki Chung

AIG Japan Holdings

Vicki Chung, a senior in Chemical Engineering, worked in Tokyo, Japan, at AIG Japan Holdings. She found her internship through networking at the Boston Career Forum! Her work included programming and presenting a “rules engine” system and primitive user interface using Pega7.