15 Aug 2022

Introducing Hillary Scholars

Everest all about people has been partnering with Sir Edmund Hillary Scholars, which is the University of Waikato's most prestigious student scholarship programme. Named in honour of New Zealand's greatest adventurer, the programme educates scholars within the values of Sir Ed and supports their growth and excellence in sport, creative and performing arts, academia, and leadership.
Everest People are proud to showcase Hillary Scholars with extraordinary talent who are available for summer internships.  Please contact us if you are interested in being connected to any of the Hillary Scholars.

Call Sharon Jefferies:  027 208 0453 or 0800 383 737   or Email: sharon@everestpeople.co.nz

Hillary Scholar Profile 1:

Currently in my second year of a Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology.  
Member of the NZ Junior Badminton Team, Captained the team in 2019 at both the Oceania Championship and World Junior Championships, and a member of the AINSE Mentorship program - women in science.

Looking for an internship over the summer period, in either a science laboratory (chemistry or molecular biology) or in the health field as I’m looking to go to Medical School as a long term goal.

Able to communicate with teams and coaches and maintaining open communication between the two groups.
Work well under pressure and in situations that are unfamiliar to me – such as being in a foreign country. 
I have the ability to think quickly under pressure in order to find the best outcome for any given situation to overcome problems.
Able to talk to customers and clients through retail experience.
Pride myself on my ability to complete tasks within a given timeline and always being on time.