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Blair Gillotti

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design


Minor/option/emphasis: AMD-Merchandising

Company/Organization: Pinnacle Showroom
Company/Organization website: http://www.pinnacleshowroom.com
Destination: Chicago, Illinois
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Day to day assist the sales team by helping maintain samples and lines, Provide trade show help and reached out to accounts for appointments and orders. Filed orders, and meet and greet accounts. Administrative duties and showroom upkeep.

I accomplished...
My biggest accomplishment was overall moving to a big city and new environment. It was a big step for a girl who has never been out of Iowa for more than twp weeks.

I learned...
It's okay to step outside of your comfort zone.

Advice for others...
Step outside your comfort zone. Don't be afraid to do something you have never done before. The biggest part about this internship is to learn. You can't learn without failure, and failure is just another word for try again.

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