Carly In The Desert!

Carly HatToday’s Tuesday with Tulsa blog post comes to us from Carly C., a senior political science major from Tahlequah, Okla.

My name is Carly, and I’m from Tahlequah, Okla. I’m a senior at the University of Tulsa studying Political Science. This summer, I’m interning in Miami, Ariz., with Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold. FCX is a mining company committed to community development locally and internationally, something I’m hoping to focus on after graduation. Currently I’m working in the Global Supply Chain where I take part in purchasing, distribution, inventory, bid walks, and everything to do with contracts. It’s a lot of responsibility that I’m lucky to have! Continue reading

Apartment Living in the Summer

This summer I have the opportunity to work on campus giving tours and working in the TU Office of Admission. As rising juniors, a significant number of my friends decided to stay in Tulsa to complete internships, summer classes, and to take the summer as an opportunity to try to make it on their own. I am living on campus in an apartment and so far it has been a fun adjustment.  The past two years I have lived in a residence hall, and next year I will continue working in the residence hall with the first-year residents. I am super excited for this!  However, by living in an apartment over the summer, knowing I will be moving back into the residence hall in a few months, has been a fine balance between getting what I need to function over the summer and making sure I can still fit all of the things I do get back into my room next year.  An on-going joke between my friends and I is that I am a squatter in the apartment for the summer.  My room is pretty empty with just an air mattress set out on the floor.  Even my alarm clock and my lamp just sit conveniently on the floor next to my bed. Continue reading