Sean joins our Bend, OR office as a land surveying intern. He is from Dairy, OR and is currently a student at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) where he is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics with a focus on Land Surveying. Prior to joining Parametrix, he had an internship at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and has worked at a family ranch and the hospital in Klamath Falls.
What made you decide to pursue a career in surveying?
I like that the job allows you to do a good portion of your work outside in the field. I also like that I’ll have the opportunity to travel to remote places.
What hobbies do you have outside of work?
I enjoy doing pretty much anything... (more)
This summer Parametrix has the honor of hosting several interns. Over the next couple months we will be introducing a few of them on the Inspired People Blog.
Jill Shinn is an intern in the project and construction management group based out of our Seattle office. This is her second summer interning at Parametrix. She is currently pursuing a Master in Civil Engineering degree at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is originally from Woodinville, WA and enjoys running, walking and hiking with her puppy, swimming, and skiing.
I asked her a few questions about her career, why she chose Parametrix, and what she is looking forward to in the future.
How did you become interested in civil engineering?
I have always been inte... (more)
Lili Jeffers joins our Portland office this summer as a technical aide. She is from Laguna Beach, CA and currently attends Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. She anticipates graduating in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance and minor in Psychology.
I asked her a few questions about her background and what she is excited for at Parametrix. Read her responses below.
What sparked your interest in business and psychology?
I was interested in business due to its versatility as well as its application in the working world. I chose psychology because I am interested in learning about human behavior, including how people think and why they do what they do.
Parametrix is excited to have several interns across multiple disciplines and offices joining us this summer. We are proud to give our interns a meaningful experience which will guide them in their future career. Interns at Parametrix have the opportunity to work on exciting projects and have access to knowledgeable mentors.
Annette Misiurak is an environmental intern in our Bremerton, WA office. She started at Parametrix in April 2017. Annette is attending the University of British Columbia but is originally from Bremerton. She is studying Environmental Science with a focus on Conservation Ecology. We asked Annette a few questions about her background and her experience at Parametrix s... (more)