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Kelsey McCarville

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design


Minor/option/emphasis: AMD-Merchandising

Company/Organization: Mint LA Boutique
Company/Organization website: https://www.shopmintla.com/
Destination: Des Moines, Iowa
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Creatively displaying merchandise around the store and redo floor set every week, Window displays, Taking social media outfit of the day photos,Styling photo shoots and modeling occasionally, Working sales floor and keeping track of daily sales, Prepping new arrivals for floor set and assist with buying.

I accomplished...
One of my greatest accomplishment is that I gained the trust and value from my supervisor and she started to ask me to send her trends or merchandise she should buy. Another accomplishment was that she let me style the photo shoots

I learned...
I learned that everything is done for a reason. Everything is laid out a certain way or styled a certain way because of a reason.

Advice for others...
Enjoy your time interning and really listen to your supervisors! You learn a lot from them!

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