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Erna Jablonski

Deputy Combined Joint 1/Strength Manager at US Army
Industry: Government

College Major: Psychology

CWP: 2007 to 2008

"As an officer in the military a lot of my focus is on leadership, time management, rapport building, and networking. I learned/perfected all of those skills while being an intern for CWP."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Probably being selected for my current position.

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Anthony Paneral

Design Engineer at Giant Finishing, Inc
Industry: Manufacturing

College Major: Nuclear Engineering

CWP: 2011

"It helped me get used to working with other people, especially people who didn't know as much about a job or situation as I did. Being able to easily explain things to those not informed, especially when they are your client, that was critical."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Besides graduating with my engineering degree, I was able to run point on a project my first month at my new job. The client was actually one of the most important yet, because they wanted to incorporate new technologies into their machine. One of the reasons I was hired was to help bring our company to the next level by learning these new technologies, and how to incorporate them, and was successfully (eventually) able to get the job completed to everyone's approval.

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Andrew Kitzmiller

Digital Marketing Consultant at The Shipyard
Industry: Marketing

College Major: Biology

CWP: 2011

"CWP impacted my career by teaching me the diligence that it takes to start a business from the ground up."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My proudest accomplishment has been holding second top salesman at my recent employment endeavor.

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Jonathan Rapp

Direct sales representative at General Electric
Industry: Appliances

College Major: Marketing

CWP: 2013

"Looks great on a resume and a great way to explain strengths while interviewing."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Being hired by GE

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Chris Reed

Director - Capital Transactions at WP Realty, Inc.
Industry: Real Estate

College Major: Finance

CWP: 2005

"My experience at CWP allowed me to manage and work with an incredibly diverse group of people. Many of my peers have only known the same homogeneous atmosphere, while I have been successful in leading a group of starkly different individuals to achieve a common goal. This has allowed me to be a more effective manage and leader, ultimately resulting in the promotion to my current role."

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Danielle Brown

Agency Manager at Equis Financial
Industry: Finance

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2008 to 2012

"Did not have to start in entry level positions. I knew what I wanted to do and went after it. I had already put in thousands of hours of practice with sales and sales management before leaving college which gave me a huge leg up that has continued to give me a leg up to this day."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Career wise, finding a job working 30 hours a week and making 250K+

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James Chen

Director of Educational Development at Cuisine Solutions
Industry: Food and Beverages

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2006 to 2007

"CWP prepared me for the peaks and troughs that can be found in the business world."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My promotion from manager to director within a year of being with my current employer.

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Brett Baltz

Director of Business Development and Finance at Egyptian Stationers
Industry: Retail

College Major: Accounting

CWP: 2005

"Taught me how to run a business, manage employees, and see the big picture."

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Breanne Lilja

Director of Old Toy Soldier Magazine at Old Toy Soldier Auctions
Industry: Sales

College Major: Marketing/Management

CWP: 2006 to 2007

"CWP was a tremendous help obtaining the other internships I had throughout my career at PSU, as well as my first job post college. Simply put, CWP is a great addition to any resume."

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Danny Bingel

Director of Business Development at CBI Telecommunications Consultants
Industry: Energy

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2005 to 2011

"My experience with CWP helped me to learn to think outside the box and work more effectively than others. CWP also helped me develop my leadership, management, and communication skills to the point where I can now comfortably work with my elder peers and exceed expectations."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Developing a energy consulting business based on the same principals as CWP and having the company bought out within one year.

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Adam Craft

Director of Sales and Marketing at Dry Force, LLC
Industry: Construction

College Major: Industrial Design

CWP: 2002

"It gave me the confidence to take on a job that had nothing to do with my degree but the job was much more lucrative than where my degree was taking me."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Not worrying about money and having an income source that allows me the freedom to do what I want.

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Amanda Ericson

Director of Talent Acquisition at The Spitfire Group
Industry: Software

College Major: Philosophy

"It taught me where my true passion in the business world was, and that with hard work, I would be successful at it."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

On a personal level, becoming a parent. On a professional level, achieving my Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR), and then being able to use it in my company.

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Brian Wagner

Director of Ticket Sales at Gateway Grizzlies
Industry: Sports

College Major: Sport Management

CWP: 2009

"My experience at CWP has without a doubt propelled my career forward, past my peers even, and I really can't thank CWP enough. I was only 18/19 when I was an intern, and did not run the most successful branch. Yet, I was able to apply the skills, techniques, and the experience itself that I learned to my job today."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Becoming the Director of Ticket Sales for the Gateway Grizzlies. It is a position that is typically reserved for someone older and with more industry experience. At the age of 23, and only one prior season, Gateway was both comfortable and willing to give me the job.

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Donovan Lowkeen

District Manager at ALDI
Industry: Retail

College Major: Business Administration

CWP: 2011 to 2012

"It was one of the biggest things recruiters mention about my resume."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Getting a 75k management position straight out of college while my friends are taking their degrees to Jamba Juice and complaining about not finding a job.

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Simon Briant

District Manager at ADP
Industry: Human Resources

College Major: Political Science

CWP: 2009 to 2012

"Helped me develop my partnership skills and gave me a resume builder."

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Jacky Wilson

District Manager at ADP
Industry: Business

College Major: Communications

CWP: 2010 to 2012

"It helped me get my internship after college. The CEO of the company was actually one of my CWP clients. They made a position for me because he knew all of the great things I was capable of from seeing how I managed and sold for CWP. After graduation it was a huge help in my interview process. The VP of ADP (current job) told me I wish every college kid did CWP because it is the best internship I have ever heard of. CWP teaches you so many real world experiences you can't even put them into words."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I was able to interview for jobs and pick the one I wanted because I had a resume to prove that I would be a huge asset to a company.

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Jesse O'Dell

District Manager, SBS at ADP
Industry: Sales

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2010 to 2012

"I was able to leverage my experience, and more crucially my network, to obtain my first and current job following graduation."

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JD Hill

District Sales Manager at Payroll Experts
Industry: Finance

College Major: Business Administration

CWP: 2011

"My experience with CWP and the knowledge gained during the internship helped to secure my current position."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Being hired by a company that searched for months and months to find the right candidate to fill a single position. Having and internship with CWP on the resume was great!

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Kirstin Phelps

College Major: BS - Communications, MS - Agricultural Education, PhD Library & Information Science (current)

CWP: 2001 to 2003

"CWP was an invaluable experience for helping me learn more about myself, my strengths and limitations, as well as insight into the pros and cons of the business world. It helped me choose a fulfilling career path as well as expand conceptions of my own capacity."

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Chris Swenson

Drone Pilot at AAI
Industry: Aerospace

College Major: Masters of Science in Management

CWP: 2004 to 2006

"My career goals were not directly related to the CWP experience, but it absolutely helped me purchase flight hours I could not have had the means to acquire otherwise."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My children.

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