Wants to build things & loves physics, so she got turned onto the idea of being an engineer. Hopes the work experience will help her decide if this is the right choice for her.
Larissa was placed with Watercare for her work experience., she has finished High School, and wants to explore the possibilities of studying civil engineering.
I want to win because
First day of internship
BuildAKL would like to wish all of the awesome #BuildAKL competition winners the very best of luck on the first day of their 4 week work experience!
#TBT Throwback to last week when the #BuildAKL winners enjoyed a free and tasty team lunch, were kitted out in their PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), had their 2nd drug screening, and signed their contracts at AWF!
First day of placement
Larissa and Sam, two of our brilliant #BuildAKL winners, on the first day of their placement with WaterCare visiting a water treatment plant to learn about how Aucklanders drink their water!
Pink hard hat anyone? Larissa's birthday on the job turned out to be life-changing: " it was really good to see female engineers. Joanna, an engineer at #WaterCare, has inspired me and made me feel even more determined to get into the industry ."
Mates on the job!
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Where to from here
Larissa had her placement extended for two more weeks with WaterCare, working in New Connections . Larissa loves the idea of being an engineer, she is currently working and saving, looking at studying civil engineering in the near future.