"During my time in Professor LaPlante's class, I wrote a couple of articles about the Alf Engen Ski Museum and made connections with the museum's Executive Director Connie Nelson," Seeholzer explains. "I spoke with her later about an internship and she helped me network with the Utah Olympic Park marketing department. Now I'm here as an intern."
Seeholzer says that her education at USU has prepared her well for her internship at the Park. Learning how to write press releases, write articles, blog posts and newsletters has been vital to her internship's success.
"I write blog posts, newsletters, press releases, take pictures and videos, help with events, help manage social media accounts and I even got to interview with Channel 2 News about the Park. Networking with people here and around Park City has been fun and engaging that could lead to opening doors down the road."
This experience has only helped Seeholzer prepare for a future career just as exciting as the adventures in Olympic Park. USU leads students to these opportunities so they can gain experience, giving them an edge over other candidates in the work field.
"The JCOM department will help you succeed in school and in life," Seeholzer says. "Great department, great material, and great experience."