Intern Stories – Siwen Tang


Siwen Tang was an Accounting GPSI Intern with the Illinois Department of Transportation, assigned in the Bureau of Railroads. She is pictured here with her IDOT Supervisor and Project Manager Ted Schlitt, whom Siwen nominated and who was awarded the 2016 Sagarika Madala Memorial Award for Exemplary leadership as a GPSI supervisor and mentor.

Siwen shared that her internship experience was extremely positive and rewarding. Not only did it enrich her knowledge of state government but also created a warm, complete and unforgettable graduate study experience for her. She said that it impacted her life both on a professional and personal level.