Let’s start from Day 1 (It was a total disaster). [Dec 9th, 2019]
I was in second year computer engineering, and I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to work in BARC research center as an intern for 20 days during my vacations. Now applying for an internship in your second year without having knowledge beyond the college syllabus is apparently dangerous.
On my first day, I was asked about a lot of unknown terms, and I felt like a NOOB. I was the only intern there for software development, so I felt very “on my own” and everything just felt like a mistake. The Officer finally called his assistant to show me around and introduce me to their technology so that I can figure out what I want to work on. That’s how the day ended. I realized how much more I had to learn.
Finally, I was finished with website, although it lacked a bit of backend work as I was out of days, I was reassured by the expert that I did a great job, and I was one of the best intern they ever had. I was very happy as well as surprised by those words. They also asked me to continue my work there if I had any more vacations. That experience really boosted my confidence a lot, and I was happy that my work was useful to the organization. I will carry this experience with me throughout my studies and future career.