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Expert Panel Offers Advice to New Interns

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December 16, 2019

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2019 Intern Insights Panel:

  • Alicia Fultz, Category Manager at Bush Brothers

  • Rodger Hurt, Associate Client Manager at Nielsen (2018 Walton MBA alum)

  • Zak Lowe, Field Sales Director at Land O’Lakes (2003 Walton MBA alum)

  • Clinton Rhodes, Client Manager at Nielsen (2016 Walton MBA alum)

To aid students through their internships, the M.B.A. programs asked the panel to offer advice to our full-time students. Topics ranged from implementing good habits early in your career, behaviors to avoid, how to stand out during interviews, recommended first steps and common etiquette mistakes. Panel members emphasized how interviewers and new employers want their interns to succeed and encouraged students to have a desire to do well and to ask questions.

Watch the video below to gain insights on what interviewers and potential employers seek in new interns. few changes can secure better internships and open more doors to long-term professional opportunities.

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