Microspace 2023 Intern Spotlight: Devin Nixon

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Microspace 2023 Intern Spotlight: Devin Nixon

Devin Nixon, a Junior Computer Information systems major attending Saint Augustine’s University. Devin is from Goldsboro, NC and serves as a Satellite Technician intern for his time being at Microspace. Enjoy a brief Q&A to learn more about Devin.

  • Why did you choose your HBCU? I chose Saint Augustine’s University to learn more about the cultural background. I wanted to continue the legacy of my ancestors and have the HBCU experience I’ve always dreamed of.
  • Do you hold any school positions outside of your internship? I am the male representative of the Junior Class Council, and the Historian for the Gamma Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. 
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  • How did you hear about this internship? I heard about this internship opportunity from the Dean of Business at my University. 
  • What are some accomplishments you are proud of? I’m a first-generation college student. I’ve made the Dean’s list, Provost’s list, and Student scholar list 4 semesters in a row. I’m the first male in my family to join a fraternity and be able to create my own legacy. I’m also the first in my family to play football at the collegiate level. 
  • What piece of critical feedback has stuck with you and helped you through your career? Be humble, there is always room for improvement. I am nothing without the man above. He’s greater than any obstacle I face, and no matter how hard an obstacle Do Not Quit!
  • What TV or movie character would you most like to have lunch with? If I had to pick someone to have lunch with-it would-be Tyler perry.
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  • If you could have any superpower, what superpower would you like to have? If I had any superpower, it would be to teleport. 
  • How would you describe the perfect work environment for you? The perfect work environment would be friendly, family oriented, well driven, open minded, and honest. 
  • Upon arriving home, you realize you are the winner of a multimillion-dollar jackpot. What do you do next? Financially take care of my family, my community, and invest so I can have generational wealth.
  • Finish this sentence. When I am successful I will…? When I am successful, I will make sure I impact not only my loved ones but the whole universe so we all can be successful.