Meet the Intern: John Recktenwald

Jul 10, 2019

NAME

John Recktenwald

SCHOOL

George Mason University

EXPECTED GRADUATION

Spring of 2020

HOBBIES

In my spare time, I enjoy reading Fantasy and Sci-fi novels, forging various things in my blacksmith forge, playing video games, and working on side projects like a plastic recycling machine and a 220lb battlebot to compete in the Robogames.

WHY CONSTRUCTION?

I am an architectural engineering major but I have an interest in construction because I’ve always had an interest in buildings.

CAREER GOAL

My long-term career goal is to become the leader of a major project team or join the upper management of a company I enjoy working for.

 

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