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retail

May - December 2019 • Freeport, ME

What I liked

fun place to work, an exciting company and friendly employees

What I wish was different

more hours

Advice

be adaptable
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Seasonal Employee

May - October 2019 • Salt Lake City, UT

What I liked

Working with all the environmental advocacy groups, being part of the community, and becoming profoundly aware of all world and people around me and the environmental causes around the world:)

What I wish was different

I wish I had spent more time in the community work.

Advice

Learn all you can, connect with as many people, ask questions, ask for advice, and embrace all the knowledge that comes through.
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Preschool Teacher

June 2019 • Reno, NV

What I liked

Patagonia discount

What I wish was different

Preschool setting, philosophy, and set up

Advice

Perfect for a summer job, not long term
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eCommerce Business Analyst Intern

June - August 2018 • Ventura, CA

What I liked

The corporate culture, people, opportunity to work across multiple departments, teach myself new skills and work among an ambitious group of individuals

What I wish was different

No clear opportunities for advancement post-internship; low pay

Advice

Use this opportunity to both expand your technical skills and meet as many people as possible. Having the network in the outdoor industry is just as important as having the skills!
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Recruiting Intern

June - September 2017 • Ventura, CA

What I liked

I loved the culture of the company, they treated interns as employees, and they allowed us to jump into actual work.

What I wish was different

nothing

Advice

You have to be very self-motivated and able to independently work on projects.
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Accounting Intern

May - August 2018 • Ventura, CA

What I liked

They provide a well-rounded internship program that will allow you to grow personally and professionally. The company culture is great; though it is not your typical corporate environment, it's very easy to adjust.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more time to be able to take on more technical tasks or projects.

Advice

Possess an open-mind, don't be afraid to speak up, and make the most of the experience.
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