#NDSUintern Spotlight: Matt Scott

Major: Industrial Engineering Company: Doosan Bobcat – Location of Internship: Bismarck, ND – Internship Title: Quality Systems Engineering Co-Op

  • Why did you choose the company that you work for?
    • I chose this company because Bobcat always has many interns, so I knew I wouldn’t be alone. I’ve only heard good things about the company.
  • What were some of the requirements for your internship?
    •  A few requirements were pursuing an engineering degree, as well as a basic knowledge of coding.
  • What is your favorite part about your internship experience?
    • My favorite part of my internship so far has been learning about the job-force, and learning things I could never learn in the classroom through hands-on experience.
  • What is the most challenging part of your internship? How have you overcome these obstacles? 
    • The most challenging part of my internship has been learning the terminology and utilizing the best practices to get the best results.
  • How did you find your internship?
    • Through a personal connection
  • Why was it beneficial for you to register for credit(s) through the Internship Program offered through the Career and Advising Center?
    • It was very beneficial for me to keep full-time student status and get reimbursed for the credit.
  • What advice would you give a student who is in the process of applying for an internship?
    • Soft skills!!! Communication skills and being personable can be more important than what experience you have.

By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program