Throughout my life I have had some pretty amazing life experiences. I have played in championship hockey games, seen wildernesses that are remote and untouched, traveled the world, lived abroad, skied the Austrian Alps and dove with manta rays and sharks. An experience I am going to have to add to this list is interning at REI and experiencing all Seattle has to offer. Continue reading
Student internships are an important part of a student’s development in and understanding of the retailing industry. Each summer, a vast majority of the program’s students go out into the field – in corporate offices and stores – and learn from the pros. These are their stories.
For those of you who have been following my journey since the beginning, I wanted to start off by thanking you for coming back week after week. For this week I would like to take a look back to the post I did after my third week here with Nike, in which I spoke about my head first dive into the world of sneaker heads. Continue reading
As my internship winds down to its final stretch I am seeing a date on my calendar grow closer and closer. The date is July 28th, and it’s not only my sister’s birthday but the day I will be presenting the many hours of work and data I have compiled during the time I have been here to my supervisors. Continue reading
This past week has been a whirlwind of opportunity and great adventure! My sixth week in my internship gave me the chance to attend a Deep Dive at another Macy’s and shadow a District Merchant. As I interacted with these higher-level executives, I wanted to ask them all one question: “What advice do you have for young professionals?” Everyone was eager to share their advice and some even provided the hard lessons they learned along the way as they gave me their answers. Below you will find their responses. Enjoy! Continue reading
When I stepped into the University of Arizona (U of A) I had one goal in mind, find a degree that will teach me skills I can actually use. After spending the last two summers interning at two different companies, I am very happy with my degree choice. Continue reading
What a feeling! I am one of the lucky ones. I feel like there are people that go through their whole life attempting to find what they are passionate about. As a non-traditional student, I was one of them until this summer. Continue reading
With the sporting events taking place in Summer 2016 including the US Open, NBA Finals, Olympic trials, the Euro Championships, Wimbledon and the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games taking place this summer, Nike has launched the concept and product line known as ‘The Summer of Sport’. Not only am I having the incredible opportunity to witness the making and storytelling behind this concept, but as a Nike intern, I have the unique experience of truly living out this idea of the summer of sport. With so many big sporting events taking place in such a short amount of time, Nike is looking to highlight the special moments of each of their professional athletes to help make every moment count and perform at the best of their ability. Continue reading