As we celebrate National Interns Day today, take a closer look at the hardworking, motivated, empowering women working in the Human Resources Department this summer!

How will this internship prepare you for your future career goals?

Asma: This internship will prepare me to become confident and better equipped to become a professional in HR. I will be able to use what I learned at Aras and use it in my future career.

Bianca: This internship will allow me to explore and experience the Recruiting function of HR. Practicing some responsibilities firsthand and observing professionals around me perform other processes will not only allow me to assess whether this is an area I plan to specialize in for my future career, but prepare me.

What are your plans following graduation?

Asma: My plans following graduation are to pursue a Master’s degree and find a full-time job in Human Resources.

Bianca: After graduating, I plan to work as well as be a committed volunteer of an organization on the side.  Eventually, after gaining some experience in the HR field, I hope to enroll into a Master’s program for Industrial Psychology if the interest still remains.

 Where do you see yourself in five years?

Asma: In five years, I see myself being an important part of a company. I see myself pursuing another Master’s degree.

Bianca: In 5 years, I see myself working for a company whose values align very closely with mine, that challenges me and provides opportunities for growth. Throughout the years spent working for this type of company, I see myself moving up the managerial ladder.

What are your long-term and short-term goals

Asma: My long-term goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Administration. My short-term goal is to graduate with a Bachelor’s in HR.

Bianca:  Short term goals include graduating and gaining employment opportunities that will familiarize me with the different categories within HR besides Recruitment. In the long-term, my goal is obtain a Director position and possibly work for an organization abroad.



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