CMU Week — Project Lead and TA for New Semester
Jan. 16 ~ Jan. 22, 2023
- Morale(1 ~ 10): 10
- Parties and Events: 2 (Chinese New Year, Failed 3D Avatar)
Hi 👋 I’m Sunny. This is CMU Week!
It had been an emotional week. I was assigned the team lead of a project wasn’t my top 3 choices. I officially got the TA position of Sensor Based System. Moved forward in a relationship and met each other’s friends and families. It had been a lot!
1. Studio Project — Team Lead
It was the first day of the semester, a snowy Tuesday morning. I received the email about the Studio Project, which determined the project I would work on and the teammates I would work with for the whole year. I was a little surprised by the result since the project wasn’t my top 3 choices. The project was decent, but I really hoped to work on a project that’s not from 0 to 1. I had worked on numerous software projects from 0 to 1 and 1 to 10 so I prefer to work on products in other stages. In the meanwhile, I was extremely flattered to be assigned as a team lead and I really loved the team. Thus, lots of things happened and lots more remained unknown. Let’s see how things go!
2. TA for Sensor Based System
Officially got the TA position for Sensor Based System. I had been reaching out to instructors for TA opportunities. I was a terrible student during undergrads so I never TA before or even thought about it before. Thus, one of the things I really wanted to achieve for graduate degree was being a TA and/or RA. There were tons of paperwork to do for the first few weeks and to get used to what to do to be a good TA.