Student testimonial: Ambima Hammer Buzhyason
Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in chemistry, Columbia College Day Campus.
Pursuing his Ph.D. in Genetics Area Program (GAP) at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Extracurricular activities at Columbia College:
President, Alpha Chi; president, Model UN; founder and president, Peace Club; participant, Emerging Leaders Institute.
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, Calif.
What did you do in that position?
research on type 1 diabetes.
How was that experience?
was a life-changing experience, because I learned that research does not always
work and that learning to be comfortable with failure is an important part of
the research process.
What have you learned?
learned a wide range of research techniques from basic laboratory techniques to
What Grossnickle Career Services Center resources did you utilize?
weren’t required to submit a resume as part of the internship; however, the
internship-search resources available at the career center helped me identify
the best internships for my career goals.
What would you tell other students about your experience with the Grossnickle Career Services Center?
other students to explore the amazing services provided by the Grossnickle Career
Services Center because it will positively impact their lives. Knowing that
students have a diverse range of interests, I would say that each and every
student’s needs would be met accordingly.