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Olivia Nielsen

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design



Company/Organization: June Ruby
Company/Organization website: https://juneruby.com/
Destination: Denver, Colorado
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Writing blog posts, working with inventory, visual displays and window displays, collecting customer data, preparing merchandise for the floor/shipping, writing online merchandise descriptions and completing the employee handbook.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment of the summer was designing and creating my own window display for their annual birthday sale.

I learned...
Some of the greatest lessons I learned from my experience was learning how to work with different personalities and creators. Working with other creators was challenging but helped me grow as a learner and future employee.

Advice for others...
My advice for future students is to always keep in contact with companies. It's important to put your foot in the door. Hard work pays off!

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