Student Spotlight Intern

This week’s Student Spotlight Intern is Sina Ghourchi! This summer Sina was a territory sales manager at Altria. On a typical day, Sina made sure stores in his territory were doing well from an inventory stand point for his products, …

By Abigail Falce
Abigail Falce Marketing Intern
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Intern Spotlight: Mackenzie Anderson

This week’s student spotlight intern is Mackenzie Anderson. Mackenzie is an incoming Junior majoring in Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This Summer, she was a Finance Intern at Johnson & Johnson in Raynham, Massachusetts. Mackenzie’s best advise for students is to not “be …

By Abigail Falce
Abigail Falce Marketing Intern
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Employer Spotlight: Macy’s

“Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers. With fiscal 2016 sales of $25.778 billion and approximately 140,000 employees, the company operates more than 700 department stores under the nameplates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and approximately 160 specialty stores that …

By Susan Mcgrory
Susan Mcgrory
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Spotlight Intern: Samantha Evans

Samantha Evans

Company: Comcast Spectacor in Philadelphia, the parent company for the Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center and Spectra Entertainment.

Year: Senior (graduating May 2018)

Major: Marketing

What resource(s) helped you in securing your internship?: The Sports Networking Night in …

By Susan Mcgrory
Susan Mcgrory
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5 Reasons Why Marketing Could Be Your Dream Career

Marketing isn’t a career for everyone, but it does have its perks and it can be a challenging and rewarding career choice. In this article, I’ll share 5 reasons why marketing could be your dream career, based on my 15 …

By Philip Storey
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Spotlight Intern: Caitlin Flood

Name: Caitlin Flood

Class Standing: Senior

Major: Marketing

Internship: JPMorgan Chase & Co Chase Leadership Development Program (CLDP) working in the Partnership Marketing department, specifically in Consumer and Community Banking with credit cards.

What resource(s) helped you in securing your internship?

By Susan Mcgrory
Susan Mcgrory
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A Summer at the Zoo

The following is a blog crafted by Adam Martinez ’18 in description of his Summer ’17 internship with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. To secure this internship, Adam: 1) thought outside of the box 2) utilized resources outside of …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director
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What qualities do you need to work in a startup?

With the number of new companies being founded growing daily all over the world, it’s no wonder that many business school graduates are thinking about joining a startup – a new business specifically designed for rapid growth and scaling. While …

By Antoni Swidlicki
Antoni Swidlicki
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FREE BUSINESS ADVICE FOR STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS – SBDC

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Penn State offers confidential, no-cost assistance to students interested in starting their own business. SBDC consultants have a wealth of experience, and are ready to help you navigate the complex process of starting …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations
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Finding a Summer Internship After Freshman Year – Forte Foundation Blog

At my college, in the weeks nearing the summer months, all you hear are the students discussing their summer plans. As a freshman, I was intrigued by the older students talking about their internships at impressive places …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations
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