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Justina Crawford

Major: Event Management



Company/Organization: ISU Alumni Center
Company/Organization website: http://www.isualumnicenter.org
Destination: Ames, Iowa
Timeframe: Fall

Advisor/Coordinator Email: rmcclain@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
-Setting up, operating, and inspecting AV equipment and materials for events. -Perform room setups, event management, and event cleanup. -Assist with client, vendor, and caterer questions during an event -Help prepare small details for the events from ironing linens to taking care of trash

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment from my experience would be being able to gain experience in the event world. I didn't have much experience before, besides serving. I have been able to gain knowledge of details and pay attention to them than ever before when it comes to events.

I learned...
My greatest lesson learned from my experience would be not paying attention to small details in events can result in messing up the big picture. So always have to pay attention to small details and be aware.

Advice for others...
Advice for future students would be to gain as much experience in different areas of your field of study to gain knowledge and hands on learning.

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