Career Services Blog

July 29, 2019

Mariana Valles Meza

Data & Analytics, College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

Donnelly College - Data Analytics Intern for Marketing and Enrollment

I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to intern at Donnelly College. It has given me a much better view of what the data analytics industry is like. I know I will encounter challenges, because this is not an easy field, if it were, I am sure everyone would do it. However, I have come to...Read More

July 29, 2019

Mackenzie Richards

Analytics & Technology and Applied Mathematic, College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

Spanish, College of Arts and Sciences

Travois - Communications Team Analyst

My internship at Travois is an experience I will cherish forever. This company specializes in housing and economic developments for Native communities. It is fulfilling to be a part of a company that impacts so many lives in such a positive way....Read More

July 29, 2019
It is a great joy every day to be able to apply the data analytics tools I am learning in school in the work place.Read More
July 29, 2019

Chad Cruz

Analytics & Technology, College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

Intouch B2D - Data Warehouse Intern

One of the most valuable experiences for me was getting to work on the Intern Project. This project has given me great experience on what is like to work on a project that has multiple departments involved. It was very interesting to see in person all the moving parts that are involved in working in an agency. I got to see how...Read More

July 29, 2019
Working in a professional environment has helped me to grow in my professional communication skills. I am learning how to collaboratively work with a team involving many different schedules. My time management skills have really improved. I am loving my overall experience at YRC Freight!Read More
July 29, 2019
My Information Analyst Intern role within the Membership Department at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City has allowed me to work on a variety of projects that the department is leveraging. Here I am feeling accomplished after having completed an assignment for my department! Read More
July 29, 2019
My internship in IT allows me to learn new skills in new computer programs like Microsoft Power BI and tSQL. Here I am making some reports in Power BI. My internship has allowed me to use my data visualization skills I have learned through course at Rockhurst.Read More
July 29, 2019

Andres Garcia

Analytics & Technology, College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas City - Sourcing Analyst Intern

During my internship I realized that there is a lot of different career opportunities in this industry. This is also because business analysts are in high demand right now and that’s not just in the health insurance industry, but in general. There is also a lot of potential to move around in BlueKC and...Read More

July 29, 2019

Adam Seal

Analytics & Technology and Applied Mathematics, College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

Mariner Wealth Advisors - Operations Intern

My internship at Mariner Wealth Advisors has given me great exposure to analytics in the real world. Whether it is by using a technology like Tableau that I learned in school or my learning a new tool like Alteryx, I have been able to perform useful data analysis for my company. 

This...Read More

July 26, 2019
My internship is so much fun because when I am not working on accounting paperwork, I am enjoying my summer getting to know all the other interns. This picture was taken at a kickball tournament against all of the other accounting firms in Kansas City.Read More