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Sarah Waigand

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design


Minor/option/emphasis: AMD-Creative and Technical Design

Company/Organization: Abercrombie & Fitch
Company/Organization website: http://www.anfcareers.com/page/Internships
Destination: Columbus, Ohio
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Created detailed construction illustrations and specs, developing and editing patterns using CAD and conducting fits on live models to produce a perfect garment.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment from interning at A&F was receiving a full time job offer at the end of the internship.

I learned...
The greatest lesson I learned from interning at A&F was to always ask questions. There is no dumb question and it shows you are interested and paying attention.

Advice for others...
Take full advantage of learning everything you can at the internship. When you're off work, don't forget to take time to explore the city. You might be living there one day!

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