This has been the best internship I could have possibly imagined. Not only did I learn a lot about myself, I learned a lot of skills that I can use in my future career.
I learned tons of office skills; from learning how to politely answer the phone, coordinating meetings, scheduling appointments to learning how to perform a basic eye screening. I learned how to operate the scanner! That was huge for me because I am technologically challenged…if that is a thing.
I loved that we got together twice a day to pray. This helped me in my spiritual walk with God, but it was also a great time to get together with other interns and connect with them and see how God was using them. During this time, we also got to socialize with our supervisor and also learn about them.
Haley and Melinda were wonderful! Haley gave us all our duties and her office was open to us for questions and suggestions. She gave us encouragement as well as constructive criticism on our work. This helped me grow and develop skills like communication, advertising, and time management that I know I will use daily.
Melinda’s heart for people easily rubs off on you. It is really hard to work around amazing people who dedicate their lives to live a life of service to others and not be moved or compelled to change your own life a little. I hope that I am able to make a difference in other people’s lives as well, through my work and as I continually try to live a life of service to others.