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Simi Aliu

Simi Aliu
Major:
Urban Studies
Graduation Year:
Spring 2015
BDP Certificate:
Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
"During my time at ATI, I worked for the clean energy focus area, which allowed me to develop valuable conceptual and analytical skills applicable to my desired profession."

How did you find your internship?

I learned about this internship through the BDP Opportunities Blog.

Describe the work you did as an intern.

As an intern, I conducted qualitative and quantitative market research, organized market research, created professional presentations from relevant information, identified and resolved key issues for specific member companies, and executed growth plans. I also worked directly with ATI staff to determine which companies would receive admission into the incubator.

What was the most rewarding aspect of your Connecting Experience?

I enjoyed personally witnessing the growth and success of member companies.

In what ways has this Connecting Experience shaped your plans for the future?

I hope to someday own a design firm that specializes in the investment of impoverished urban areas by implementing eco-friendly building materials. During my time at ATI, I worked for the clean energy focus area, which allowed me to develop valuable conceptual and analytical skills applicable to my desired profession.