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A podcast where University of Toronto students share stories, perspectives, and advice from a year of work experience. Find us by searching for "That Thing I Did For A Year" anywhere you listen to podcasts!

That Thing I Did For A Year Ilya Kreynin & Arkady Arkhangorodsky

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A podcast where University of Toronto students share stories, perspectives, and advice from a year of work experience. Find us by searching for "That Thing I Did For A Year" anywhere you listen to podcasts!

    Finale: That Podcast We Did For A Year

    Finale: That Podcast We Did For A Year

    This week we're sharing our final episode of the year. We sat down and chatted about how we got the podcast started, what we hoped to accomplish with it, and some of the common themes we found from 28 awesome interviews!

    Music, as always, by Shawn Lee

    IMPORTANT NOTE: We're looking for some people to take over the show and keep it going next year. If you think you'd be interested, we'll post a form on the Facebook page to fill.

    • 1 tim. 19 min
    26: Karen Cerullo - Pushing Through, Digital Libraries

    26: Karen Cerullo - Pushing Through, Digital Libraries

    This week's episode features Karen Cirillo, a Computer Engineering student who worked at BiblioCommons for her PEY. She had a lot of interesting takes on pushing through academic challenges, injuries, to mental health issues. Enjoy!

    Music by Shawn Lee

    • 57 min
    25: Medhaj Athilkar - Putting The G in P&G and TPG

    25: Medhaj Athilkar - Putting The G in P&G and TPG

    This week we spoke to Mechanical Engineering student Medhaj Athilkar, who shared with us some stories working in a few different kinds of roles, getting into management and consulting, as well as growing a big beard.

    Music by Shawn Lee

    • 50 min
    24: Robert Bazzocchi - Dancing Your Way Through Engineering

    24: Robert Bazzocchi - Dancing Your Way Through Engineering

    This week, we present to you Robert Bazzocchi, a 4th year EngSci Robotics student who didn't quite do PEY, but instead broke his 3rd year in two so that he could pursue his passion for acting and dancing! He had a lot to share about how he balances the two sides to his life, and going deep into a passion while still meeting the demands of a challenging school program.

    Cotton Candy Club: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp0yuHawiYSG8vKTEDgAnA

    • 56 min
    23: Dhanyaa Sudarsan - Stalk the Intern

    23: Dhanyaa Sudarsan - Stalk the Intern

    This week was a first - since it's already March, we decided that we could talk to somebody who is currently in the middle of their PEY year! We spoke to Dhanyaa Sudarsan, an ECE student who is currently interning at AMD about her experiences she's had so far, and looked forward to the remaining months of her work term. Enjoy!

    Music by Shawn Lee

    • 55 min
    22: Ilya Kreynin - Job Scrambles, Design, Quality Work

    22: Ilya Kreynin - Job Scrambles, Design, Quality Work

    This week's episode is one we've wanted to do for a long time - we've turned the tables and got a chance to hear from our beloved host, Ilya Kreynin! He had a great year working at RBC, The Poirier Group, and Disney!

    Listen to hear him talk about his first work experiences and what drew him to studying Industrial Engineering, how he went about looking for work, and what sorts of lessons he took from the work. Enjoy!

    • 1 tim. 13 min

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