Andrew's project on the marketing team for Fred Meyer Jewelers was to set up a customer insights panel to assist the company in making strategic decisions on product assortment, pricing and the overall customer experience.
Shaun McNees is an Exercise Science major and has worked in wellness fairs, programs with KidFit, Dundee Fire Department, the Blood Pressure Clinic, and the Portland Marathon. By getting involved with various internships, Shaun was able to gain experience and better evaluate his career goals. On internships, Shaun says, "It will not fall into your lap. You must seek it out."
Caroline Brigham was an intern at the YMCA in Boise for a program called YCHAMPS ? Y Childhood Health and Movement Program ? a program designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and activities for children and their families. By making a difference in other people?s lives, she was also able to receive credits as well as gain incredible experience.
Kelly Carmody, a student interested in media and film, found an internship at the Dawson Media Group in Portland through an internship site called InternMatch. Through this experience, Kelly explored media and discovered her immense interest in film production and film business management.
Junior Michael Metter was able to apply his physics major in a working environment when he interned at Torex Gold Resources, a mining company. The internship, based in Nuevo Balsas, Mexico, provided him with the opportunity to meet new people and experience the cultural differences".
This past summer, Riley Stormont completed an internship at Vista Capital Partners, a registered investment advisor firm in Portland, Oregon. Riley was able to utilize the skills he learned in his classes during his internship.
Kayla Lisac is currently participating in an internship at the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce. She is able to use Communication Arts major to work on advertising for the Chamber and attend networking events such as Greeters and Women in Business.
Brittany Erickson experienced going up in a 150-foot man lift during her internship at Cascade Steele in McMinnville, Oregon. Brittany says that the best part of her internship was the people she got to work with as well as learning what kind of job she wants in the future!