Sami Zaidi


What college are you attending, what year, and what is your major?

Northwestern University, class of 2023, Chemistry and Computer Science

What is your dream job after college?

Computational Scientist

What has been your favorite part of the internship thus far?

The challenge of learning new concepts on a daily basis.

What skills are you hoping to gain or build by the end of this internship in August?

I hope to build a stronger skill set and to learn from my peers and supervisors.

What assumptions did you have coming into the internship program?

That I would be working in complete isolation; I'm glad it's a lot more collaborative than I had anticipated.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Vanilla with Marshmallows and crushed Oreos