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Rachel Mueller

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design


Minor/option/emphasis: AMD-Merchandising

Company/Organization: Annie O Showroom
Company/Organization website: http://www.annieo.net
Destination: Chicago, Illinois
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Assisting with various tasks around the showroom, filing orders, helping with sales at trade shows, collaborating on social media content, and aiding in the management of nine apparel brands.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment would be being able to work at a trade show and interact with customers in a live setting.

I learned...
The greatest lessons I have learned from my experience would be how to adapt to a new environment and overcome any anxiety keeping you from doing your best.

Advice for others...
My advice to future students would be to not limit yourself. Even if something is out of your comfort zone, you need to push yourself in order to succeed.

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