Grand Valley students are doing amazing things through professional experiences outside the classroom. This site gives viewers an inside look at these experiences. See some spotlighted experiences below, or click on View Experiences above to find more!
Major: Psychology As an intern I played a supportive role to the case manager. My duties included support in job coaching to help employees successfully handle on-the-job conflicts and other barriers to employment. I assisted in teaching job retention classes that highlighted the importance of, first impressions, attendance, performance, communication, and career advancement.
Major: Sports Leadership I was responsible for planning and leading a 14 day backpacking trip to Isle Royale National Park in the waters of Lake Superior. I planned a program for my participants that was focused around self and group awareness growth goals. I maintained the health and safety of the group during the trip and provided a foundation that fostered self-sufficiency among the participants. Off trail, I completed property maintenance, gear repair and various community tasks as needed.
Major: Engineering - Mechanical I worked as a planner in the MOE1 department (Manufacturing Operations and Engineering). I helped plan the equipment, working sequence, layout, documentation, and helped solve daily problems within the various manufacturing areas on the floor. I worked on making the manufacturing line more lean using lean line design tools and implementation.