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Amy Restko

Amy Restko

Graduate Student

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: International Business and Communications, M.S. Advertising

Years at College Works: 2009 to 2010

Career Information

Title: Graduate Student

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

I am currently studying the prediction and control of the consumer through advertising. I will graduate with a Master of Science in Advertising in one year, then go on to work in the advertising industry.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Getting into my graduate program, consisting of only 12 students from all over the world.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP is a motivator for me to push myself, but also stands as inspiration to bring out the most in others through strong leadership.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

CWP motivated me to push myself. I am not in a career yet, but I pushed myself to further my studies in graduate school.

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

I learned the importance of delegation and the talent of motivating others through strong leadership.

Advice

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

You can do it! It is a great experience that will teach you so much about yourself and challenge you more than is usually possible as an undergrad.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Paintball!

Amy Restko