Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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Kerryn Harrington

Biomedical Enginerring
2020

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Off- Campus Experience

Instrumentation and Clinical Co-op, Edgewell Personal Care: Conducted clinical and mechanical test on personal care products.

Manufacturing Engineering Intern, Edwards Lifesciences: Business unit operations engineer for development and continuous improvement of biological heart valve products.

Engineers in Leadership, Emerson Electric: Two-year rotational program to cultivate future senior technical leaders for the company.

On-Campus Experience

National Society of Black Engineers, EBoard: Have been Vice Treasurer and Treasurer and have been on staff for the NSBE/SHPE Career Fair

Multicultural Leadership Council: Serve on council as Vice Chair to help bring multicultural organizations on campus together

Learning Assistant: Assisted students in becoming active, independent, and successful learners and served as an ALAC liaison for undergraduates

Admissions Ambassador: Give tours to prospective students and serve as a panelist at events.

Favorite Class

My favorite class was Advanced Systems and Physiology, where I learned the complex interactions between systems in the body and I was able to perform interesting dissections.