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Name:

Abigail Swigert

Major/Minor:

Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies: Design Management

Company you're interning with:

A1 Wholesale Distributors

Favorite part of the internship:

Seeing my designs used by actual companies.

Something that surprised you about your internship/field:

Nothing comes to mind, but I designed for my school's printshop in high school, so this isn't entirely new to me.

Most important thing you've realized/learned during this internship:

The ability to follow directions is sometimes more important than talent.

Do you feel like picking your IADS path has been helpful in preparation for this internship and your future career in the field?

Yes, it's given me a broader understanding and appreciation for art as a whole, which helps me to draw ideas for my styles and influences.