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Katherine Sterk

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services

Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Child Programs

Company/Organization: Admissions Early Outreach at Iowa State University
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Destination: Iowa
Timeframe: Fall

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I was responsible for...
As an intern at Admissions Early Outreach, I help my supervisors plan events (such as campus visits) and outreach visits for middle school-aged students. I also engage in giving tours for these groups, as well as facilitating their activities.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishments are the documents I have created that are "living", meaning, they will be utilized by future interns and staff because they are pertinent for the obligations of the office. They will also be changed/added upon in the future.

I learned...
From this experience, I learned that both quality and time-sensitivity are vital for the productiveness of an office setting. In other words, assignments must be completed quickly, but well-done.

Advice for others...
My advice for future students would be to avoid taking any classes in the semester of which you complete your internship.

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