Brian Kupfer is a Pre-Business major graduating in May 2020. Last summer, Brian interned with CeleBreak in Barcelona, Spain.
If you worked on a big project during your internship, please describe what you did to help. During my internship I mostly assisted the social media team and focused on video editing. I would cut the footage from the football matches and edit them to make the footage into an actual video. During the video editing process If I came across an impressive goal or a good play I would send that footage to the social media team to post on various platforms. I also analyzed Facebook groups focused around football in Barcelona and determined if they were worth promoting our company on or if the group is inactive.
What did you find most challenging about your internship? The most challenging thing that I found about my internship was the way that the social media team was structured. Nothing could be finished or even worked on until the person in charge of filming the games gets back to the office. The times of games are different everyday so it would be very frustrating if we didn’t get the raw footage early in the day to begin working on.
What advice do you have for other students that are also considering interning abroad? The advice I would give to other students that are considering studying abroad would be to buy an air conditioning unit for your room as soon as possible. Another thing that I would recommend for future interns abroad is to plan out your trips in advance if you want to travel because if you plan them last minute they become very expensive.
How did Eller (or your previous coursework) prepare you for your internship? My previous coursework at the University of Arizona has prepared me for my internship through my experience using Microsoft Excel and Adobe Photoshop along with my development of being able to work in a team.