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Intern Profiles

Michigan State University Broad College of Business students travel the world every year on internships. They gain valuable work experience and get an opportunity to make connections that can last a lifetime. For a snapshot of where some of our interns landed this summer and to gain insight into what they learned from the experience, see the interactive page below.

Austin Smith
BA Supply Chain Management
Rockwell Automation - Milwaukee, WI

“I served in a buyer role with cables and connectors for Rockwell products. I learned the importance of supplier relationship management in sourcing, and how different business initiatives drive supply chain functions.”

Jen Brostowitz
BA Hospitality Business
Marcus Hotels & Resorts - Milwaukee, WI

“I worked three summers as a corporate food & beverage and event management intern, managing the catering for off-property events like IndyFest, the Milwaukee Air & Water Show, and the Marcus Amphitheater at Summerfest. My favorite memories include catering for amazing artists like the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Selena Gomez, Blink-182, Stevie Wonder, Kool and the Gang, Sting, and Johnny Depp at Summerfest.”

Shaunt Boyajian
BA Supply Chain Management
Robert Bosch - Novi, MI

“This summer, I supported the corporate transportation team with development & implementation of strategic cost-saving initiatives that led to the achievement of $82,000 in transportation savings. I developed competencies of self-accountability and working with diverse groups, such as the planning, purchasing, and transportation teams, as I had the opportunity to work both independently and with fellow Spartans.”

Kiara Bills
BA Hospitality Business
Pinstripes - Chicago, IL

“My favorite part of the internship was working the food festivals in Chicago throughout the summer. This was my second year working for Pinstripes and I really enjoyed working in a different segment of the company (marketing).”

Pujitha Kasipuram
BA Supply Chain Management
L Brands-Mast Global - Columbus, OH

“I work as a raw material intern for Victoria's Secret Lingerie and PINK. I manage 50 mills on a weekly basis and keep track of at least 20 million yards of material. I developed a tool using Excel to keep track of reduction in commits of materials to gain better visibility from vendor orders with mills.”

Alex Trompke
BA Hospitality Business
Carnival Seabourn Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line - Worldwide

“The best part about working for Seabourn was experiencing and getting to know so many different cultures and people. ”

Keith Frierson
BA Supply Chain Management
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - Auburn Hills, MI

“You must learn the business culture and sharpen your business acumen to truly thrive in any given business environment, and your habits that you establish now will carry over into the work experience after school.”

Sarah Hurwich
BA Finance
Royal Bank of Canada - Toronto, ON

“I work within Investor & Treasury Services as a summer analyst. Working at Royal Bank has given me the amazing chance to learn about all the services the bank has to offer and make an impact within my team by coordinating various projects with the overarching goal of minimizing operational risk. I loved being able to work with people with different perspectives, as it created a wholesome learning experience.”

Lauren Zaremba
BA Hospitality Business
Entertainment Cruises, Navy Pier - Chicago, IL

“I served as lead event coordinator and restaurant supervisor. The most valuable lesson I learned from my internship was to not be afraid to ask for help, whether it was from my boss or the people I was managing. It's better to ask than to not and end up in a disaster.”

Sam Mioduszewski
BA Supply Chain Management
Hess - Houston, TX

“So far in my internship I have learned an incredible amount about drilling and completions, and all the steps and processes that go into drilling a well. Hess also taught me the importance of becoming 'Lean.' Through multiple seminars and trainings, I can see how having this Lean mindset can drastically change the efficiency of different processes within the business.”

Amy Cao
BA Supply Chain Management
TJX Cos. - Framingham, MA

“Anyone can buy fashion or even have style, but to combine business and having an eye for product is something that needs to be taught. Here, they teach you how to think and act like a merchant. My role is to determine, based on previous sales as well as strategy and plans going forward, how I can allocate goods in stores in a way that will impact business.”

Mora Moxuanzi Li
MS Accounting
Deloitte - Detroit, MI

“My favorite experience was to build networks with professionals who were able to assist with my performance management. Having an opportunity to work with clients from different industries also helped me leverage my strengths.”

Donald W. Petty II
MBA
GE - Atlanta, GA

“If you fail, fail fast. Learn from your mistakes, pivot, and develop a great product/solution for your customers.”

Zetian Zhou
BA Supply Chain Management
General Motors - Warren, MI

“I learn new things every day. My favorite experience was my first time contacting suppliers by myself.”

Yusef Tahawi
BA Supply Chain Management
General Motors -

“I've learned that marketing is very fast paced with a quick turnaround. My favorite experience was joining a summer solstice photo shoot for our social channels. Driving the new 2018 GMC Terrain Denali through woods and on beaches throughout Michigan was a nice change.”



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