Internship: Department of Human Resources at UMD, Spring Semester 2011
What is your major?
My major is sociology and a minor in cultural studies.
Where was your internship placement? (What is the purpose of the organization?)
I interned in the Department of Human Resources on UMD's campus.
What did your general duties involve?
My general duties involved: emailing, answering phones, working on projects, analyzing data, typing documents, filing, and other various tasks.
What was your most memorable experience?
Most memorable experience was working on the events for National Student Employment Week where I worked on the project from its start to finish. There was so much work involved, but it was so fun to interact with everyone on the project and see the end result.
Has your internship influenced your career path?
My internship has definitely influenced my career path and I am very interested now in working in Human Resources. I think the work would be very rewarding and I really enjoy aspects of HR.