Well, who would have ever told me that I would wake up one day, quit my job and before I could even realise that I made the best decision ever, an internship with such a professional company would come up. I knew that this internship was going to give me hands on experience however little did I know that it will give me much more than that. Not only this can be considered as one of the best academic experiences for anyone who is in the psychology field but also the internship gave me a whole new perceptive in my personal life. This came about when working with professionals who respect each other and work together in a very dedicated manner. They also showed me how working within a good dynamic team can make any project possible. All the willingness team keeps a positive attitude and is always ready to help in whatever needed. This creates a sense of belonging and self- confidence knowing that you are being trusted and pushed to be the best.
One of the most interesting projects that I enjoyed doing is writing blogs. It was the first time for me and the professionals helped me in improving my writing skills and how to get the message across in different manners. The social experiment was not only a challenge as it was something new as regards to shooting a short video but it also taught me how to use the resources available, take quick and affirmative decisions, and think outside the box and also to embrace working in a team. Seeing the final product has brought a sense of pride and showed that determination and passion will bring out the best of results. Another assignment that was very interesting to present was the audit by which as interns had the chance to analyse the different services that the company has to offer and suggest improvements. This has showed that the company values opinions and also is ready to make the needed changes in order to improve and be always up-to-date.
The professionals were kind enough to organize sessions and also involve us, as interns in the team meetings where we could visit their workplace and also share case studies and experiences with us that allowed me to gain knowledge on how to deal and work within different scenarios.
I am truly blessed I was given this opportunity that completely changed my life. This internship has helped me in developing new skills and challenged me in being a better version of myself.
Therisa is a psychology graduate who worked in the HR sector for the past 4 years. She decided to change her career path and thus is at present an intern at willingness and will continue to focus on psychology practices.