Studies, Work, Football: Jakubik, '14, Has It Covered

Chris Jakubik, '14
"I came back for the guys I came in with," says Chris Jakubik, '14. The Gerstacker Institute student and senior all-league cornerback for the Albion College football team slowed his course work last spring to take advantage of a remaining year of athletic eligibility. Along the way, he saw an accounting and finance internship at one of the town's leading manufacturers turn into a full-time position over the summer. For Jakubik this fall, it's a full plate of final courses, work, and football. "It has been a wild ride," he says.

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For Schubert, '15, Classic-Car Insurer Ensures Career Path

Christian Schubert, '15
"Since 1984, Hagerty Insurance (founded by Kim Hagerty, '78) has been the world's largest insurer of classic cars and boats," writes Schubert, '15, who completed an internship over the summer at the Traverse City-based firm. "In 2014, Fortune magazine put the company at No. 6 on its Best Medium-Size Companies to Work For list—and it is very obvious why."

Aussie Après-Ski: Kyle Griffin, '14, Talks About His Internship

Kyle Griffin, '14
Skiing before sunrise may one day be part of the job for Kyle Griffin, '14, who's currently interning with Hotham Ski Company in Australia's Victoria province. A member of Michigan's all-state ski team while in high school, Griffin is working with Hotham's marketing department as well as coaching young members of its race squad.

Career Accelerator: Muniga, '15, Interns at Mercedes-Benz USA

Ross Muniga, '15, Mercedes-Benz USA intern, Gerstacker Institute, Albion College
Grosse Pointe native Ross Muniga, '15, will soon wrap up a busy summer at Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Since May he's been a part of the cross-functional team that supports operational buyers in the Americas, corresponding with staff around the globe. He was able to secure the competitive internship in part through the efforts of Brooke Kaltz, '05, a strategic projects manager for the German automaker. Both are members of Albion College's Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management.

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