Co-Worker News: Meet our Interns

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 by
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Conner and Jason

This summer, we’ve added two interns to our team. Conner Jackson started with us on May 13 and will be serving as a construction services intern. He is a student at Missouri Western State University. Jason Eskina began last week and is a civil engineering intern from the University of Kansas.

We asked each one to answer these questions:

What are you hoping to learn through your internship?
Jason: I am hoping to learn what work looks like on a day-to-day basis for an engineer here at Affinis. I’m also looking forward to getting the real-world experience that you just don’t get sitting in classroom.

Conner: I’m looking forward to seeing everything that goes into to constructing a road or bridge.

As you look for your first job, what kinds of qualities would you like to find in a firm?
Jason: I am looking for a firm that offers a nice balance between work and personal life and also, a culture where co-workers are more like a family. I’d like a place where you don’t have to worry about asking questions and has people who are always there to help.

Conner: I will be looking for a place where employees are respected. That’s really important to me.

What are you excited to do this summer in your free time?
Jason: I am excited to just enjoy the family time I have and be able to relax without all the schoolwork.

Conner: Like most summers, I will be trying to get out on the lake, as much as possible. I look forward to that every year.

What do you like best about your alma mater?
Jason: I would have to say the people and professors I have met so far throughout my time at KU, as well as the friends I have made through my fraternity, or as I think of them – family.

Conner: I like the personal relationships I’ve been able to develop with my professors due to my college’s small class sizes.

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