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Matthew Doerksen

Matthew Doerksen

The Insurance Guys

Insurance Sales Executive

Personal Information

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School: Kansas State University

Major: Business Management

Years at College Works: 2012 to 2013

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: The Insurance Guys

Title: Insurance Sales Executive

Industry: Insurance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Fully responsible for managing my own marketing segment and selling my own insurance policies.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Selling my first insurance policy.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

Opportunity to have the experience of a lifetime including any experience that can ever be encountered in the business world in an effective manner.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Time Management and relationship sales.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Enter the internship with the intention of devoting all of your time to your painting company.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Complete the College Works Internship and go all out to learn what it takes to be successful in any kind of sales position.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Getting "rained on" with $1100 in $1 bills.

Last words of wisdom

Stay devoted to the internship and do not lose sight of your goals. Do whatever it takes to achieve them. Anything is possible within the time allotted.

Matthew Doerksen