The Graduate Internship programme was an excellent setting for improving my econometric and research skills, while fostering greater professionalism. The summer internship programme was an important factor in my decision to do a Master of Science in Economics at the University of the West Indies. The experience provided me with a greater appreciation for the programme. My co-workers were helpful and willing to share their knowledge and saw to it that I was fully exposed to life in Trinidad. It was also a learning experience outside the workplace. My exposure to another country gave me first-hand knowledge of life there.
I am grateful I had the opportunity to prove my competency to the organization and experience life as an economist. I enjoyed meeting senior professionals, who help to build my confidence for my presentation at the end of the programme. The experience has resulted in a more rounded and knowledgeable individual, who will be a greater asset to the organization I am a part of in the future.