Student talks summer internship

Ambrielle August
Ambrielle August

University College shares latest podcast episode

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jun 12, 2019) — Kennesaw State business administration and information systems major Ambrielle August, who began her summer internship in email marketing at Mailchimp, an Atlanta-based marketing platform for businesses, is the focus on the University College’s latest podcast episode.

August explains how she landed an internship with her dream company by building a network and not being afraid to reach out to others. She also shares her experiences at Kennesaw State, where she worked as a student assistant in the University College Dean’s Office and a resident assistant for on-campus housing. She offers advice for fellow students on being involved on campus and taking advantage of every opportunity, no matter how small.

Listen to the full episode:

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit