STUDENT NAME: Kareem Rassas

MAJOR: Finance

CLASS OF (GRADUATION YEAR): 2016

NAME/ LOCATION OF INTERN SITE: IBM

• MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for all North American expense-related finance and planning for Systems & Technology Group, Global Technology Services, and Software Group in Digital Sales

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST FAVORITE PART OF THE INTERNSHIP?: Getting to know everyone and gaining relevant experience

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PART OF THE INTERNSHIP?: Learning how to do all of my responsibilities in a short time period, I had about a week or two to learn as much as possible from the person I was back filling.

WHAT’S BEEN THE BIGGEST LESSON(S): To be open to learning new things and to not be afraid to ask questions, even if it is for simple things.

ADVICE TO OTHER STUDENTS PREPARING FOR AN INTERNSHIP: Absorb as much as you can from your experience, you aren’t expected to know everything so ask as many questions as possible.

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