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Student Spotlights

Haley Heaton: Advertising

Haley interned as a social media specialist for Curated Cart during Winter 2022 semester.

Describe a day in your life as an intern.

I meet with my supervisor and plan the coming week's content. I then spend time creating each piece of content and researching different aspects of social media marketing.

What industry/job specific skills did you learn?

I become more comfortable with creating content.

What are three things that you learned from this experience that could be applied to other settings?

I learned how to work closely with a supervisor. I learned how to be creative under stress. I learned to appreciate my ideas regardless of the opinions of others.

What was your favorite part of your internship?

It was remote and very flexible to my class schedule. I also enjoyed creating.

How did this experience affect your future goals?

It helped me reevaluate my desire to join the social media advertising industry. I'm still evaluating.

How did you get your internship?

I found it on the BYU comms internship website.

How did this experience contribute to your growth?

I realized a lot of learning happens after college graduation and that I probably won't use everything I have learned in my classes.