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Internship Experience at Edmentum: Mariah Bovee

Monday, September 19, 2016 -- Carly Bursik

Mariah Bovee spent her summer interning in our Sales Operations Department. Find more out about Mariah and her experiences at Edmentum!

My name is Mariah and I grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota. I’m currently going into my third year at the University of Minnesota and studying Marketing at the Carlson School of Management. When I’m not studying or working, I like to spend my time golfing, on the lake, and watching Gopher football.

 

This summer, I interned in the Sales Operations Department at Edmentum. I found this position on LinkedIn and stopped by the Edmentum booth at the UMN Career Fair which helped me get more information about the company and the internship. I am so thankful to have come across this opportunity because it has been such an impactful experience. I learned a lot and really grew professionally over the summer!

I was lucky to have such a great team of Sales Operations Consultants to guide me through my internship. A typical day in the office involved creating/renewing quotes and helping out the team with various projects and daily activities when needed. There wasn’t a day that I didn’t come across a new challenge or learn something. There was another intern on the team with me which was really helpful since we worked on several projects together, including one with the Bid Operations team. This project involved putting together biographies for the sales team and it allowed us to use and improve our writing and communication skills.

During the summer, we had the chance to shadow other departments which was beneficial to get more exposure to the company and to interact with other employees at the company. There were also opportunities for me to sit in on meetings and interact with other interns during onboarding and throughout the summer. From this experience, I found that I aspire to work in an environment similar to the one at Edmentum.

Throughout my internship, I became familiar and more proficient with several programs such as BigMachines, Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, OneNote, and OneDrive. No matter what career path I take, I will be able to take several aspects from this internship with me. Edmentum set me up for future success!