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Kayla Stott

Major: Food Science



Company/Organization: Mill Haven Foods
Company/Organization website: http://www.millhavenfoods.com
Destination: New Lisbon, WI
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: ebeirman@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
My responsibilities during my internship included creating specifications for new products, updating quality compliance documents, programing a protein spectrometer, developing new products based on customer recommendations, and assembling production fill sheets.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment from my internship experience was completing my project. I was able to use the skills I had learned throughout the summer to complete my project regarding vendor approvals. This was very rewarding.

I learned...
My biggest learning experience during my internship was learning the importance of communication to the success of a team. Clear, concise information is essential to make all processes run smoothly. I plan to apply this learning experience to my future career.

Advice for others...
My advice to future students is to go out of your comfort zone when it comes to choosing an internship. Try working in an area of the industry that you have very little knowledge in. These experiences will give you the most room to grow.

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