Hello! My name is Makayla Walke, but I mostly go by Kayla. I am very excited to be Indiana INTERNnet’s summer intern for 2019. I just finished my freshman year at Marian University, where I am currently studying marketing.
Before I came to Marian, I attended high school in Crawfordsville, Indiana. I grew up in Waynetown with a population of a little over 900, and surrounded by cornfields. It was a big change moving to Indianapolis and experiencing traffic that was not just from an oversized tractor on the road. I love being in the city so far and can see myself living here in the future.
My previous work experiences include small summer jobs like being a slide monitor at a local pool and making pizzas at a Pizza King. My job I had throughout high school was at an Ace Hardware. I loved each one of these …
Indiana INTERNnet celebrated internship excellence on February 8, 2017, at the 11th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon. Though the event is over and the winners have been announced, we are continuing to celebrate the nominees’ successes.
These are their stories.
Nick Maines is junior at Marian University, expecting to graduate in May 2018. He interned with Northwestern Mutual as a college financial representative.
Indiana INTERNnet: What made you interested in studying marketing?
Nick Maines: I decided to pursue this major, because I might want to go into sales someday. Marketing is very broad and it’s in all industries, so it gives me a lot of options in terms of jobs after college.
IIN: How was your internship with Northwestern Mutual?
NM: My internship with Northwestern Mutual was very challenging, yet rewarding at the same time. It allowed me to develop as a young business professional, while learning the ins …
Indiana INTERNnet celebrated internship excellence on Feb. 4, 2015, at the 9th Annual IMPACT Awards luncheon. Though the event is over and the winners have been announced, we are continuing to celebrate the nominees’ successes.
These are their stories.
Indiana INTERNnet: You were a long-time intern with Angie’s List and worked your way up to a full-time position. How did your internship help you get to this point?
Paige Prather: I started interning with Angie’s List the summer after my freshman year of college (May 2012). As an intern, one of the areas I assisted with frequently was Talent Acquisition. When I graduated in December 2014 from Marian University, there was an opening in the Talent Acquisition department. I still went through the process like an external candidate. My internship helped me to be offered a full-time role because of my depth of knowledge about the company, great working relationships with managers in …