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Ace Hardware Corporation

Merchandising intern

May - August 2021 • Oak Brook, IL

What I liked

So many opportunities to work hands-on with full-time corporate employees on a variety of different projects both in and out of my department. Everyone was extremely welcoming and interested in my success!

What I wish was different

Nothing, the overall internship experience completely exceeded expectations.

Advice

Network as much as possible during your time there and don't be afraid to dive into new opportunities!
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Merchandising Intern

May - August 2019 • Oak Brook, IL

What I liked

The whole company was very welcoming and it was a great atmosphere!

What I wish was different

nothing

Advice

Always network and ask for more opportunities.
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Sales

May - August 2019 • South Ogden, UT

What I liked

Really great team to work with. Everyone was super kind and a great community to be involved with.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Sales associate

July 2016 • Carlsbad, CA

What I liked

It was very friendly

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Ask to try everything you can
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cashier

May - August 2018 • Richfield, UT

What I liked

I worked in the garden center so I enjoyed learning more about plants and such.

What I wish was different

A little more consistency over hours and days off

Advice

It’s a simple job to do and is fun to do
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Sales

June - August 2018 • La Habra, CA

What I liked

Learning new skills and interacting with customers.

What I wish was different

Nothing, my experience was great. I enjoyed the environment, liked my peers and learned new skills.

Advice

Don't think off any job that will offer you a new learning opportunity to be beneath you, welcome the opportunity.
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General Accounting Intern

May - August 2018 • Oak Brook, IL

What I liked

I enjoyed getting to apply class principles and being a part of real work that the department did.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more exposure to individual business units of the company.

Advice

Have a good understanding of excel before entering an internship, it would have been nice to have exposure to SAP prior to entering.
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M&A Consultant Intern

May - August 2018 • Oak Brook, IL

What I liked

I liked learning more about the retail industry and mergers and acquisitions. Farmer doesn't have many classes (if any) regarding M&A so there was a huge learning curve this summer.

What I wish was different

Advice

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