Tyler Emmert '23

Tyler Emmert '23

Tyler Emmert - 2023 

Where you are from
Chelsea, MI
Any sports played in high school or college?
I played golf and tennis in high school. I also played hockey in both college and high school
Favorite place to eat on campus?
Panda Express
Favorite place to eat off campus?
New Holland Brewery
Favorite class?
SPM 356 - Current Topics In Sport Management
Favorite thing to do outside of school?
Golfing with friends
Current job/internship title or previous job/internship title to be discussed
Professional Staff Associate at American Dunes Golf Club
What is your end goal job?
General Manager for a destination golf course
What do you do at your internship?
As a Professional staff associate, I have many responsibilities for the operations side of the golf course. These responsibilities include the golf shop, merchandise, online shop orders, reservations, and, assisting with general manager, head golf professional, and guest service staff.
What is your favorite part of the internship?
My favorite part about working at American Dunes is being able to help raise money for families who have lost someone serving for our country.
Any special skill that you use or had to learn at your internship or job?
Telephone communication is a very important skill in a job involving reservations and hospitality. I had to learn this skill when I started my internship.
Any event or fun activity related to the internship that most people may not know about?
American Dunes hosts an annual NCAA Division 1 college golf tournament that is open to the public. Grand Valley State will also be participating in the tournament as well.
Favorite thing that you get to do at your internship or job?
I get to meet amazing people from all over the world.

Advice for students searching for internships or jobs?
My advice would be to network as much as possible at your internships. It is very important to build relationships because more often than not those relationships will eventually land you a job.

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