This year, I was working with Ogallala Commons as an intern to translate promotional materials into Spanish. With my first and second internships, I had practice working in Spanish as an instructor and communicator. However, I was given a chance to work with writing in Spanish for this internship. This opportunity was specifically for the materials in promoting sever OC programs and the materials for a future Community Conversations event. I was grateful to have a chance to help out and expand my skills as I took a break from college.
This was my first opportunity to really practice writing and I was able to build my lexicon. In the beginning, I had trouble with grammar and synonyms in the beginning, which took some help from my parents. The second trouble was with personal deadlines. The papers had different conceptual requirements which could take an inconsistent timescale.
This project was more focused and defined than my other projects, which gave me a chance to be very specific and focused on my goals. Professionally, I was able to reduce my corrections on papers drastically by the end of the internship which I saw as an opportunity for improvement in the beginning of this work. Due to personal reasons in addition to covid, the timing was less than ideal for me to schedule a mock interview before I was occupied during the summer. However, this is a standing goal which I plan to attain in the near future.
A major obstacle in my progress with my goal for deadlines was a second internship working with the local DFA Ingredient Solutions Plant during the summer. The experience opened my eyes to the challenge of applying myself to two major projects in forwarding my career and gave me a skill to carry and develop further