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Celebrating our interns and new grads
This year for National Intern Day, we’ve been celebrating our resilient Thomson Reuters interns and new grads. Adapting from an in-office experience to a virtual experience, or starting their new positions remotely, our international interns shared how they made their mark at Thomson Reuters so far in 2020.
Brigitta, Legal Content Marketing Intern – MSP, Minnesota, United States
"Starting a job remotely during a global pandemic has had some challenges. Nonetheless, I have been blown away by the efforts Thomson Reuters has made to make us feel a part of the team without stepping foot into the office. This is my work from home setup. No, it isn't a fancy double monitor setup or on an actual desk for that matter, but I couldn't be more thankful. When I accepted my internship in November, I never thought I'd be working off my kitchen counter. I feel so lucky to say that my internship continued during these trying times, and I had the opportunity to work from home."
Janvi, Technology Intern – Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
"Starting a new job is always a mix of excitement and nervousness - especially with your first internship. Thomson Reuters is special to me because it gave me my first experience as a Tech Intern and my current opportunity as an Associate Software Engineer. I'm developing my skills as a technologist while being inspired by female leaders in technology roles. I've felt supported throughout COVID-19 through our transition from in-office to remote working. Most importantly, I jumped out of my comfort zone to grow personally and as a technologist by mentors who believed in me."
Leo, Data Scientist Intern - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
"I'm completing my Master's in Computer Science, and my expertise is in Natural Language Processing. This summer, I'm interning on a team with researchers who are as obsessed with Deep Learning as I am. We're like a startup culture; we're constantly sharing knowledge, encouraging innovation, and collaborating but as an international team. Now, working from home, the way I work remains the same, and I'm still applying state-of-the-art methods to real-world use cases. While I like working from home and saving on my commute time, I do miss the office ping-pong breaks with my team."
Elizabeth, Reuters Training Programme Alumni – London, United Kingdom
"Reuters has been an amazing organization to start my journalism career. Completing my rotations in the London office in the Reuters Journalism Training Programme, I was blown away by the quality of teaching and the sheer enthusiasm Reuters journalists have for their work. Through the Programme, I got a massive range of experience in a short time—from reporting on Brexit night in Parliament Square to asking a cabinet minister a question about Huawei at a press event. Moving into my new role during COVID-19 seemed daunting, but as we work from home, journalists are sharing advice and helping me pitch my story ideas."
Interested in an internship or new graduate opportunity with us? Check out our open roles: tmsnrt.rs/2GtEcJ4.
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