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Jeff Rice

Jeff Rice

Coalfire Systems

Accounting Intern

Personal Information

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School: CU Boulder

Major: Accounting

Years at College Works: 2013

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Coalfire Systems

Title: Accounting Intern

Industry: Technology

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Create client invoices and other duties directly from the controller.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Being an honors student and working part time.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

An experience that prepares students for business in the way school never could.

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

My future employers have been impressed with my experiences at CWP and said that was a key reason for hiring me.

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

Don't be afraid to fail.

Advice

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

Don't let the work stress you out. It is much easier when you think of it as your business instead of your job.

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

Work hard.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Playing Frisbee Golf with my painters after a long day of work.

Last words of wisdom

Knocking doors is an attitude, and so are estimates.