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Meredith Markowitz

Major: Hospitality Management



Company/Organization: Beach Point Club
Company/Organization website: http://www.beachpointclub.org/
Destination: Mamaroneck, NY
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: celbert@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Manage the outdoor waterfront food and beverage operation. Bartending rotations at the beach bar and main bar, answering calls and making reservations at the switchboard, and assisting with events in the main dining room. Brief exposure is also given housekeeping, laundry, grounds, maintenance, accounting, fitness, tennis, waterfront, children activities and the marina.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishments are all the relationships that I have built with the members. It is extremely exciting when I remember the names of our members and learn more about them!

I learned...
The greatest lesson that I have learned from this experience is that attention to detail is one of the most important skills a manager can have.

Advice for others...
My advice to future students would be to gain as much experience as you can by taking every opportunity that comes your way.

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