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Poole College emphasizes professionalism, experiential education and career readiness. At Poole, your career is our business!

Poole College of Management Career Center

The Poole College of Management Career Center provides career and professional development student support services to approximately 3000 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students in the college. The Center works closely with students to provide the foundation to build a lifetime of career success. Through experiential education, strong relationships with the corporate community, resources, coaching, and innovative programming, Poole students gain the practical experience, confidence, and skills necessary to launch their careers.

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Rania Choukaili
Enterprise Application Development Financial Analyst Intern, Metlife GTO

How did you find the position?
ePACK

How has this experience helped you? What have you learned?

I developed hands-on practical skills that are needed in this sector, and gained a greater understanding of the type of work I would like to do in the future.

Unique Experiences:

I attended a professional development session on how MetLife uses Alexa technology to advance in insurance applications. That's one of the reasons I absolutely fell in love with MetLife GTO because it is an innovation hub. All employees have the opportunity to learn and participate on different initiatives that MetLife is involved in.

Advice to Others:

Use your internship as an opportunity to network!

Savannah Self
Supply Chain Management Intern, Revlon Professional Brands

How did you find the position?

Supply Chain Career Fair

How has the experience helped you? What have you learned?

I learned how to work independently and make my own decisions in the work setting.

Unique Experiences:
I was given the opportunity to travel to the Elizabeth Arden facility in Roanoke, Virginia. I was part of the integration team and spent a week in Virginia to assist with a new ordering system. I was able to see how the two companies were different and the challenges that come along with integration.

Advice to Others:

Go to the Career Fair!

Victoria Horne
Treasury Management Intern, PNC Bank

How did you find the position?

ePACK

How has the experience helped you?What have you learned?

It developed my knowledge of the financial industry far beyond the classroom.

Unique Experiences:

I got to travel to Pittsburgh, PA to the PNC Bank headquarters. I had the opportunity to visit several times and the last trip was for a final presentation focused on a treasury management product in front of a panel of employees, executives, and managers.

Advice to Others:

Start your internship search early!

Alyssa Ohmstede
Marketing Intern, Chicago Pneumatic

How did you find the position?

ePACK

How has the experience helped you? What have you learned?

It broadened my marketing skills and use of Microsoft Excel and I gained real world experience working for an international company.

Unique Experiences:

I got to experience the grand opening of Chicago Pneumatic's showroom. As a company that sells power tools to distributors, the showroom gave them a chance to see the tools and the mayor of Rock Hill and company executives from France all made an appearance at the event.

Advice to Others:

Apply to anything that sounds interesting, you might just like it!