Now that you know what kind of opportunities are available to college students from Part 1 of this series, our scholars will share the best and hardest parts of their opportunities. Just because you are a college student, it doesn’t mean your boss will be easy on you, so you must be prepared for any kind of situation.  See how these six Pullman Scholars handled the enjoyable and challenging tasks they encountered this summer.


Michael Glynn, Camp Director, BLAST Fun Fitness Camp, Skokie Park District


Erika Reyes, Volunteer, Foundation of Sustainable Development, Bolivia

Yara Ismail, 2017

Yara Ismail, Publications/Marketing Intern, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago


Charlotte Carroll, Editorial Intern, Field& Stream Magazine, ASME, NYC


Xiomara Contreras, Associate Product Marketing Manager (APMM) Intern in the SMB Marketing Acquisition Team, Google, California

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John Haboush, Wealth Management Division Intern, Mesirow Financial, Chicago