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Michael Braun

College Major: Management and Human Resources, Real Estate, and Psychology

CWP: 2013

"I thoroughly enjoyed going house to house, and have since switched into Real Estate."

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Tedd Post

Search Manager at Spark SMG
Industry: Advertising

College Major: Consumer Economics and Finance

CWP: 2006 to 2007

"I keep in touch here and there with some old managers, I think it impacted me more personally than professionally."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

At my previous position I was able to manage a team of 9 managers and analysts before, during and after the holidays on a very high profile fortune 500 company. It was madness, but even then it was still comparable to my experiences during CWP and was manageable.

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Benjamin Friberg

College Major: Doctorate of Dental Surgery

CWP: 2003 to 2011

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Cameron Fleming

Accounting Financial Analyst Intern at Amazon
Industry: Internet

College Major: Accounting

CWP: 2013

"CWP gave me the confidence and communication skills required to succeed in the professional world. I came into my position with more management, public speaking, and recruiting skills than even my manager currently has."

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Benjamin Labe

PhD Student, Economics Course Instructor at University of North Carolina
Industry: Education

College Major: Economics/Mathematics, Philosophy

CWP: 2008

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Earning a Master's degree in Economics.

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Paul Garanzini

Purchasing Supervisor at GC America
Industry: Healthcare

College Major: Accounting

CWP: 2009

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Since working at CWP and graduating from college I have gotten married, started and progressed along in a rewarding career path, and started classes to pursue a Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management at Loyola University.

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Elizabeth Paulissian

Customer relations associate at Cabelas
Industry: Recreation

College Major: Business Administration & Spanish

CWP: 2014

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De Yu

Art Director at Idea Booth
Industry: Marketing

College Major: B.S Commerce: Marketing SLP and Management

CWP: 2008 to 2009

"CWP gave me an opportunity to understand some if not most of the pitfalls of starting and maintaining a business."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I became one of the top Marketing Director at TransAmerica before realizing that's not what I want to do in life.

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Sean Miles

Owner/Operator at SunCity Advising
Industry: Consulting

College Major: Government

CWP: 2005 to 2006

"Immediately after graduation I started my own gold and silver trading company. I wouldn't have been able to do that without the experience I gained at CWP."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I was asked to be on a feasibility analysis and valuation team for an electronic invoicing system at Wal-Mart Argentina. The scale was incredible and I truly loved my international experience in Argentina. In addition, I met a group of upper management and they were amazing people.

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Jeremy Potter

Firefighter/EMT at Idaho Falls Fire Department
Industry: Public Safety

College Major: Business Administration

CWP: 2009 to 2011

"Immediately after graduation I worked for College Works for 2 years. Following my time with CWP I began to work towards becoming a Firefighter. The planning, goal setting, interview skills, and work ethic I learned and developed with CWP were a big part of reaching my goal."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I have two, being a father, and getting hired as a full-time firefighter.

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Adam Arnold

Senior Account Executive at Searchmetrics

College Major: Economics

CWP: 2011 to 2013

"CWP has made me much more persistent than others I work with. Many people get discouraged quickly and give up. But CWP has taught me how to overcome obstacles to achieve goals. "

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Breaking into a new space and making $250k annually.

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Josh Altman

Chief Operating Officer at GetPhound
Industry: Marketing

College Major: Finance

CWP: 2009

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Monica Gorycki

Temporary Accountant at Siemens
Industry: Energy

College Major: Finance

CWP: 2013

"CWP has given a serious boost to my opportunities. I wouldn't have even been considered for the position I am in now if it weren't for my experience and success with the internship."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My proudest accomplishment has been receiving this job with Siemens because I know it will give me many opportunities after I graduate.

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Ashley Gregory

Sales Development Representative at Couchbase
Industry: Software

College Major: Business - Marketing

CWP: 2010 to 1013

"I was able to gain a high level of management and leadership and that autonomy and experience was viewed very positively by potential employers. Their mouths dropped when I explained my experience at CWP. (in a good way)"

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I am most proud of two things post CWP. One would be watching the people I have impacted go off and get awesome jobs or succeed within CWP after promotions, and my second is just getting offered jobs at multiple companies within 2 weeks of applying for jobs. No better feeling to know your hard work paid off.

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Joe Liebeskind

Senior Coordinator, Referee & Basketball Operations at National Basketball Association
Industry: Sports

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2005

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Getting a full time job with the NBA.

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James Vogel

Home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo
Industry: Mortgage

College Major: Business Management

CWP: 2002

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Gregory Turk

Sales at Medline
Industry: Sales

College Major: Business Marketing and Management

CWP: 2010 to 2011

"It taught me how to never quit, to demand more of myself and to know that I have bigger dreams and aspirations I am working towards."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Growing sales within a new market over 14% in the first year.

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Nicole Gamen

Court Appointed Advocate/ Intern at Yolo County CASA Center
Industry: Legal

College Major: Political Science

CWP: 2013

"To work for CASA you had to be 21 years of age or graduate of UCD bachelors program. I did this internship as a freshman and so I had not yet earned either of those qualifications. However upon encouragement by my coworkers at CWP I applied for the internship anyways. I ended up being hired among colleagues who are much older than myself because I was quote "the most qualified applicant for the job"."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I am a pretty recent alumni of CWP so my proudest accomplishment so far has been getting into my dream internship that I wouldn't have otherwise qualified for being an young undergraduate.

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Victoria Johnson

Lead Community Liaison at The Orange County Department of Education
Industry: Education

College Major: Human Services

CWP: 2007 to 2008

"CWP taught me how to be a working professional. It gave me confidence to know that if I could do an internship such as this, I knew I could accomplish anything I put my mind to. Immediately after graduation, I was offered a full time position at a Head Start Preschool. It was a great position but with looking for advancement I accepted a position where I am now working for the Orange County Department of Education."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My proudest accomplishment is being hired on through the Department of Education and being able to facilitate parent workshops as that is the reason I went into the field.

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Boris Fowler

Talent Acquisition at Acelio, Inc.
Industry: Software

College Major: Political Science

CWP: 2009 to 2010

"Got me my first job out of school and my most recent job."

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

The ability to take risks by joining two startups. I am proud to be leading an alternative "work-lifestyle".

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