#NDSUintern Spotlight: Carter Voigt

Major: Mechanical Engineering – Company: Doosan Bobcat  – Location of Internship: Gwinner, ND – Internship Title: ME weld Co-op – MEx, sm. prts, and Toolcat Sustaining

  • Why did you choose the company that you work for?
    • Experience and resume.
  • What were some of the requirements for your internship?
    • Hands on experience. Very basic knowledge of loaders and excavators. Creo, excel, and autocad heavy.
  • What is your favorite part about your internship experience?
    • My favorite part about my experience so far is learning about the real-life application of your major, and they are very good at teaching you if you don’t know.
  • What is the most challenging part of your internship? How have you overcome these obstacles? 
    • Pleasing everyone.
  • How did you find your internship?
    • Through an NDSU Career Fair.
  • Why was it beneficial for you to register for credit(s) through the Internship Program offered through the Career and Advising Center?
    • It was beneficial because I didn’t have to take another class.
  • What advice would you give a student who is in the process of applying for an internship?
    • It may seem scary at first to move to a random small town and skip school, but it pays off in the end and was actually more fun than a semester of school.

By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program