What is the most embarrassing thing you have done at work?

By Rabia Ilyas

What is the most embarrassing thing you have done at work?

Colleen Romano, freshman in Media 

“Over the summer, I worked for a small company and I was taught how to input information into a computer. It seemed like it was super easy to put data into a system, but I had to keep asking the other workers how to do it. And this one time, I almost ended up deleting all the information in the entire database, but luckily did not!”

Ayana Cochran, freshman in LAS

“I had an internship with the Adler Planetarium, and this one time I was trying to make glue with another intern, but it turned out to be really funny and dangerous at the same time. We had a gallon full of hot water on a hotplate and it suddenly exploded and water just spilled everywhere. I was running around the museum without any shoes, trying to get help!” 

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Ida Ang, sophomore in Engineering 

“I recently had an internship with SIMULIA where I almost crashed into a person’s car–only to find out that he held a senior position! I avoided the crash by stopping my car just in time, but I still ended up putting the nails of my license plate into his car.”