his internship in 2006, following his third year at Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo as a Civil Engineering student.
not know quite what to expect when he first started.
"It turned out to be like one intensive civil engineering
course. I learned things that I would never get out of
the classroom. There just isn't enough time for most
professors to go that in-depth in the classroom, or to be
able to work on a project for that duration."
internship, Kyle was able to work in the field with the
surveying crew, as well as in the office with the engineers.
"It was great to follow a project all the way from the
surveying to the final map." His entire perspective
changed. After working on real projects and being able
to visit some of the job sites, he gained a much better
understanding of what this profession is all about. "I
believe that the training, experience, and understanding
that I gained this summer, will give me a definite leg up in
returned as a Senior Intern in 2007 and 2008, following his fourth
year at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.