Meet the Team: Rithwik

Name: Rithwik

Major: Business Administration

Status: Junior

What is your favorite thing about being a student at UIS? Easy access to various resources with regards to education, health and fun! The fact that I will get a U of I degree at the end of my education. Being a part of a school that has a very diverse set of Students and Staff that are always looking to help us grow and become successful in every aspect of life

What are your goals for the semester?  My Goal this semester is to get an A in every class that I am and to make it in the deans list. Another goal is that I would like to give back or contribute something good to this school, to show my appreciation and to acknowledge how lucky I am to study here.

If there were a reality TV show of your life, what would it be called? Why?  Fresh of the Boat. I had literally left my home country India, to come and build a successful and happy life in America. And so far everything has been smooth sailing here, I made amazing friends and I’ve met several people who only wish whats best for you!

Are you involved in any clubs/activities/sports on campus? Or what are your hobbies? I’m the recruitment chair of Kick-Back Club, which is a social organization in this school that promotes giving back to the community and the school. I am a huge sports fanatic, I can literally talk about any popular sport in the world but my favorites are basketball specifically the NBA and also Soccer. I like to play these sports and also watch a lot of TV shows and Movies. But my most favorite thing to do is to work at the Brookens Library, because at the end of the day Love to work and always develop and build on my professional and organizational skills . Working here also gives me a chance to meet new people and that is something I love to do, as I am a very social person.

What have you learned since working at the library? I have learned to be more organized and also to manage time and be punctual.

What are your post-graduation plans?  I still haven’t figured that out clearly but I would like to get my masters and start working in the field of Compliance or Human Resources for tech companies such as Google or Amazon. Sometimes I think about going to law school and pursuing a career in corporate law.

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