Assisting program coordinator with moving an in-person event to a virtual event, database management for registering participants and scheduling sessions, using Excel on a daily basis to manage data and create mail merges, professional e-mail communication with presenters, teachers and campus professionals, creating and updating newsletters to promote the conference, creating and updating surveys and evaluations in Qualtrics, and creating a social media plan and graphics.
My greatest accomplishment was being able to adapt to this crazy new situation that we are in. The conference has ran the same way for over 30 years and I was happy to be able to provide creative ideas to make this conference both successful and engaging while online.
I learned a lot about team work and it's importance in the work field. My supervisor and I were constantly bouncing ideas off of each other and thinking quick on our feet when trying to resolve a situation. I enjoyed the challenge it brought.
What advice would you give?
Take all the experiences you can get! You learn something from each job/internship.