Insights for My Future
By: Shelley Bradshaw
As my time at Prime AE comes to a close, I am very thankful for the experiences and knowledge I have gained with the help of those in the office with me. I have seen many different sides of engineering and it has helped me to further understand what I want to do with the rest of my life. One of the things I liked the most was visiting a project site they are working on. It was nice to see what really happens on a job site, and to see all the preparation that goes into a project. This internship has also taught me that, although doing things in the office might not be the most fun, it is necessary to make sure everything pans out smoothly and goes nicely on the site. Another thing that I was introduced to is AutoCAD. They showed me how to draw using the program and gave me real life applications where it would help draw up a plan. Finally, going on the tour of the water and wastewater plants gave me a new perspective on what goes into treating water. It made me realize that I take the water at my house for granted, and that some people work 24/7 to ensure the water I get is safe and clean and reliable to use. This internship has been a great experience and I am so glad that I was given the opportunity to experience something like this before I graduate high school!