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Spencer Hill
Major: Informatics/Business Major
Class of 2015
Costco Wholesale, Issaquah, WA
Google Solutions Analyst Intern
How did you find your internship?
It was in a job bank posting on the employee website. I applied and out of 150 applicants, I was 1 of 20 chosen. They said my application was impressive, and since I had been with the company for more than 5 years, I deserved a shot to move up within the company.
Please describe what a typical day was like at your internship.
•    Meetings with the businesses
•    Research/ Test Solutions
•    Follow up with Businesses
•    Special Projects
•    Design Mobile Application
•    Finding SharePoint replacement solution
•    Conference Calls
What did you learn from your internship?
I learned about:
•    Working with others professionally
•    Scheduling
•    Email etiquette
•    Project management/ responsibility for projects
•    Designing a Mobile application
•    Researching Applications
•    Google Business Suite
•    Creating Google Sites
•    Enterprise Social Networking

How did your internship help you in your career path?
It opened my eyes about what is out there and what people do in the business world. I gained real world experience and made great contacts to help me get a good job in the future whether it is at Costco Corporate in the future or somewhere else.