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Alissa Paulsen

Major: Kinesiology and Health


Minor/option/emphasis: KIN-Community and Public Health

Company/Organization: ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Company/Organization website: https://www.stjude.org/
Destination: Tampa, FL
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: dpower@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Assisting in event planning for large scale events such as Walk/Runs, recruitment and management of event volunteers, creating social media for event promotion, and attend health/wellness kick offs.

I accomplished...
Being able to lead and produce things on my own.

I learned...
There is always something to be learned from everything that you are asked to complete during your internship.

Advice for others...
Attend everything extra you can and network as much as possible.

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