Jonathan Prygocki is an Accounting major expected to graduate in the spring of 2021. This winter break he had an externship with Turner Broadcasting in New York City.
Please provide a brief description of what you did during your externship:
I experienced what corporate finance is like in New York City as I shadowed Amber who works for Turner Broadcasting.
Why did you want to do this externship?
I wanted to do this externship because Turner Broadcasting is a big company that generates a lot of money in revenue which is intriguing to me. I knew I could learn a lot from a company like Turner.
Please describe your externship experience:
I shadowed Amber Gearhart, a Financial Analyst for Turner Broadcasting, for a full day. I was able to see what she did for a living and the day-to-day tasks of a Financial Analyst for a big company in New York City. Also, I sat in on meetings with her co-workers and bosses.
What did you learn as a result of this externship?
I learned what it is like to work in a city like New York and all the hard work it takes to get there. Also, I learned many different things about revenues from advertisements and how much depth there is to it.
Anything else you would like to share about your experience?
I loved my experience and I encourage everyone in Eller to apply for externships because there is so much you can learn from it.