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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Retail Intern

May - August 2019 • Acme, MI

What I liked

I liked to freedom to operate the stores and set up designs with minimal help from my superiors.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had been give more time to do behind the scenes work and less time operating a cash register.

Advice

I would highly recommend this internship opportunity to people who want to go into retail operations because of the extensive experience that I have received from this position. I was able to learn about inventory management, purchasing, display arrangement, customer service, and employee scheduling
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Banquet waitstaff

April 2019 • Traverse City, MI

What I liked

Flexible scheduling

What I wish was different

I wish the outdoor uniforms hadn’t been completely black with long pants during the middle of the summer.

Advice

It’s a good way to make a lot of fast cash over the summer, but don’t become a full-time server or else you can’t say no to shifts.
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Barista

April 2019 • Acme, MI

What I liked

Making drinks is fun and interesting.

What I wish was different

There were extremely slow times when it was boring and not very profitable.

Advice

Learn how to work as a team to make the coffee shop productive.
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Health Club Service Agent

May - August 2019 • Acme, MI

What I liked

Amazing benefits, great coworkers

What I wish was different

Pay could have been better

Advice

Keep an open mind!
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Hotel Guest Service Agent

May - August 2019 • Traverse City, MI

What I liked

I liked the number of hours I got because it was basically a full-time job so I was making decent money.

What I wish was different

I wish I had better training, I was kind of just thrown into the job with very little assistance.

Advice

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Golf Caddy

April 2018 • Traverse City, MI

What I liked

Meeting all kinds of different people

What I wish was different

More Pay

Advice

If you are into golf try being a caddy and be very outgoing
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