In terms of learning activities and general workload, the Ndlovu Node internship programme reminded me of the qualities of an elephant – large and unique.
These activities inspired me to sleep less and form an emotional connection to my work.
The programme was designed and implemented in a way that ensured long-term retention of scientific methods, best-practice workplace conduct and creative scientific communication, just some of the skills I acquired during the internship.
Below is a brief summary of the activities in which I participated and the knowledge and skills I have gained:
Adaptability, dependability, teamwork, communication, technological literacy and organisational skills, coupled with being ‘coachable’, are some of the transferable skills I acquired, honed and demonstrated during the year of my internship…