Internship Field: Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Host: Institut für Unfallchirurgische Forschung und Biomechanik, Universitätsklinikum Ulm
Duration: 11 weeks, Summer 2000
Description: "I helped out with two projects to prepare specimens of animal bone for later tests, and began some of those tests before I left. I also was involved in computer simulation for testing bone screws and simulating a whiplash situation."
Comments: The personally rewarding part of the internship: "Mostly to interact with the people at the Institute - gaining language skills and participating in a different culture."