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Business

Minute a biweekly publication February 11, 2010

Companies interviewing at the Lear Center For the weeks of: Feb. 15 & Feb. 22

-Winegardner & Hammond -Dart Container Corporation -Jackson National Life -Homescout Realty

- Crowe Logistics - Nestle - Target - Ernst & Young

- Ethos Group - CH Robinson - Sherwin Williams - Arcelormittal

- Coyote Logistics - Enterprise - Thomson Reuters - Hantz Financial

- Kohl’s -BP - Darden - KPMG - Fairmont

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Getting Involved

Spartan Spotlight Name: Laura Hammer Home Town: Livonia, MI Major: Marketing & Retailing Degree: Bachelor of Arts Graduation: May 2011 Company: JCPenny Position: Sales Manager Intern

What was the biggest challenge during your internship experience? Everyday was not the same at all and it was very hard getting used to the fast paced environment of the retail industry.

What surprised you about your internship? The thing that surprised me was how different each day was and that you cannot plan your day out when you work in the retail industry.

As a part the top Supply Chain education program in the country, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) strives to provide students with exceptional learning experiences and development opportunities beyond the classroom environment. This is accomplished through exposure to leading industry practices and business professionals, as well as an additional forum for student/faculty interaction.

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What would you tell others about your internship experience? A store management internship is a great opportunity to learn about different areas of business and helps you gain great leadership skills in a fast-paced, exciting environment!

How did you find your internship? I found my internship through MySpartanCareer. I applied online and they contacted me for a phone interview and then brought me out for an on-site interview.

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If you would like to be profiled in the Business Minute, please contact Ashley Raymond at raymon62@gmail.com


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Companies are continously posting postions that you can apply for.

Bring Resumes with you!

Print off a few resumes to pack in your suitcase. Oh, and take some professional clothes too! You never know what opportunities you might run into.

Check out local companies!

Whether you are here in East Lansing or somewhere else, check out some of the companies in the area. You might find a place you want to work.

Schedule a Job Shadow

Schedule a job shadow with someone in your field so you can get an idea of the type of work you will be doing. It’s also great for networking. Email Paul Jaques, Internship Developer, at jaques@msu.edu for more information. Also, keep your eye out for an email regarding job shadow opportunities coming soon!

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