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Stephanie Wills

Major: Event Management



Company/Organization: Boone County Chamber of Commerce
Company/Organization website: http://www.booneiowa.us/
Destination: Boone, Iowa
Timeframe: Spring

Advisor/Coordinator Email: rmcclain@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
As Boone County Chamber of Commerce's Event Intern, my primary responsibility include working first hand with members and staff. Besides basic office task, the job description is based on non-profit business- marketing techniques, organizing sponsorship, layout of events, and write ups.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment from my internship is the opportunity to learn new programs and software. I was able to implement my knowledge of marketing techniques and build my creativity skills. I am excited to keep learning about non-profit events.

I learned...
My greatest lesson learned from my internship is to be actively involved and ask questions. Being able to take constructive criticism in the workforce is important and just know that your hard work does pay off in the end.

Advice for others...
My advice is to keep up on trends and be open to showing creativity. Don't be afraid to put forth your design and knowledge!

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