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New England Construction Blog

5 Tips for Finding the Right Internship

With an increasingly competitive job market students are looking for ways to get a leg up on the competition. Internships are a great way to get relevant job experience related to your field of study while looking good on a resume. In my experience the right opportunity can be tough to find if...

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

Keeping Things Going at NEC

Well, it’s finally junior year and we are approaching the finish line of the summer. Only a couple more weeks left to learn all I can and help as much as I can. My constantly changing duties at New England Construction continue to be my summer theme.

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Topics: Construction, Intern Program, Company Culture

Quarter to Midnight at NEC

July has come and gone and August is here. The bulk of the summer has passed and as time is winding down you start planning and thinking about what is the next step in your future. Most people going into junior year shift their focus more on life after school. Thoughts of jobs location and what...

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Topics: Construction, Intern Program, Company Culture

The Training Wheels Are Off!

Dan Loureiro7/26/2017

When sophomore year starts the training wheels come off. Expectations and responsibilities are high and the pressure is on. Sophomore year classes no longer give you the benefit of the doubt, or let you “settle in.” Ability has increased, therefore the responsibilities have increased as well. As...

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Topics: Construction, Intern Program, Company Culture

The Sophomore Switch-Up

Blake Fitzgerald7/19/2017

You know it has been awhile now since I started working for the summer. We are about halfway through my summer at New England Construction so it’s almost like sophomore year. At this point you’re pretty much caught up on everything going on with jobs that have started that you got throw into....

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

Skipping the Sophomore Slump at New England Construction

Familiarity. I’ve always looked forward to the middle of all processes and sophomore year of college is the definition of middle.The middle is great in my opinion. There are less nerves when compared to freshman year and less uncertainty when related to senior year. It’s the equilibrium where...

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

The Start of an Internship is a lot like Freshman Year

Dan Loureiro7/5/2017

Major transitions in life always bring us excitement and anxiousness.The summer after high school graduation I was filled with these two emotions as I awaited my freshman year of college. As a student, I left an environment where I was a big fish in a small pond only to migrate to a much bigger...

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

Move In Day: New Job Site, New Challenges

Blake Fitzgerald6/27/2017

Starting out at a new job site almost feels like the first day of your freshman year of college again. You don’t really know anyone and you just want to be able to find your role in it all. Now this is my second summer at New England Construction, but changing the job site that you’re working on...

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

Summer Orientation: New England Construction's Intern Blog Begins Again

You know that feeling you get on the first day at a new school?  You know the one where all you can think about are different ways you can fail and creating scenarios that are pretty much impossible? Whether it be a new job in a new state or your freshman year of school away from home, we tend...

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Topics: Intern Program, Company Culture

Integrity, Excellence, Commitment... And Family?

In 1985,David Sluter founded New England Construction as a family owned company built upon three major guiding principles – integrity, excellence, and commitment.  Well, 32 years later, Matt Sluter, David’s son is now leading the company with those three principles in the forefront of his mind. ...

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Topics: Company Culture