Highlighting Hounds – Olivia Ryan

This week we are highlighting Olivia Ryan ’24 who is double majoring in Marketing and Graphic Design. Olivia is currently interning in Assumption’s Integrative Marketing department, assisting with creating and posting content to Assumption’s social media platforms. Read the blog below to learn more about Olivia’s internship!

Olivia Ryan ’24

Describe a typical day as an intern. What are your day-to-day tasks and responsibilities?

A typical day includes conducting market research, creating content for the school’s social media platforms, and editing videos.

What projects are you hoping to participate in? What are you hoping to accomplish?

I am hoping to participate in more graphic design related projects for the school.

What are your career goals? How will this internship help you reach those goals?

I hope to become a marketing or project manager in the future. This internship is helping me to become well-versed in multiple realms of marketing. This will help me to understand the best way to eventually lead a marketing team.

Why did you apply to this internship? What aspects of the position/company interest you?

I applied for this internship because the position involved so many different marketing roles. This internship is also very flexible, so I can decide what types of projects I want to take on to get an experience that is beneficial to me. This internship has helped me develop critical skills for a future in marketing such as teamwork, time management, and effective media engagement.

What advice would you give to a student who wants to participate in an internship?

Don’t be afraid to push yourself out of your comfort zone.

If you would like to be featured in the next Highlighting Hounds, email us at careerdevelopment@assumption.edu!

By Abby Sproles
Abby Sproles Graduate Assistant Career Advisor