November 3, 2022

Episode 26: The Power of Internships with Kyler Zampiello

Kyler went to James Madison and had lined up multiple internships during her time there. She was a student-athlete then and now she’s working as the Director of Recruitment for Northwestern Mutual in Reston, Virginia.
November 3, 2022

Episode 26: The Power of Internships with Kyler Zampiello

Kyler went to James Madison and had lined up multiple internships during her time there. She was a student-athlete then and now she’s working as the Director of Recruitment for Northwestern Mutual in Reston, Virginia.

Today's Episode

Kyler went to James Madison and had lined up multiple internships during her time there. She was a student-athlete then and now she’s working as the Director of Recruitment for Northwestern Mutual in Reston, Virginia.
38
Minute Episode

College Grad Career Job Search Tips: The Power of Internships with Kyler Zampiello

Hey, everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Leaving The Nest. I’m your host, Kathleen Pellegrino from ROCS Grad Staffing. Our mission is to help you find a job out of college and thrive in the real world.

Today, I have Kyler Zampiello who is so energetic, bubbly, and so much fun to talk to. I’m glad you’re listening in today to hear her story. Kyler went to James Madison and had lined up multiple internships during her time there. She was a student-athlete then and now she’s working as the Director of Recruitment for Northwestern Mutual in Reston, Virginia.

Thanks again for listening to Leaving The Nest! Be sure to leave us a review wherever you are listening and to share this episode with others you know who are just leaving the nest or perhaps are starting one of their own. Enjoy my conversation with Kyler!

In This Episode:

[1:17] – Kyler Zampiello introduces herself and tells us her elevator pitch about her life.

[3:09] – How much of Kyler’s family went to JMU and did this influence her decision on going?

[6:06] – Kyler answers if she would get the same degree if she could go back to college. 

[6:45] – This is what being a student-athlete was really like, according to Kyler.

[9:39] – Did Kyler feel overwhelmed with everything she had going on in college? 

[11:06] – The transition from undergrad to graduate school.

[13:49] – The search for internships during the summer of 2020 right after the worldwide COVID-19 lockdowns.

[17:04] – Kyler explains how she found a full-time opportunity. 

[18:15] – This is how Kyler used LinkedIn to make herself relevant during her job search.

[20:43] – The biggest takeaway from her interview, according to Kyler.

[23:00] – We hear about Kyler’s internship at Northwestern Mutual.

[24:59] – What made Kyler decide to stay with Northwestern Mutual after her internship?

[27:11] – This is what Kyler’s day-to-day work life looks like.

[30:23] – What does Kyler miss most about leaving college life after leaving the nest?

[33:00] – Kyler shares the advice she would give to recent college grads and student-athletes.

[35:50] – This is how we can contact Kyler.

Connect with Kyler:

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyler-zampiello/

Connect with the ROCS Grad Staffing Team:

Visit our Website: ROCS Grad Staffing

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"This is Leaving the Nest and my name is Kathleen Pellegrino from ROCS Grad Staffing.  Our mission is to help you find a job out of college and thrive in the real world."
— Kathleen Pellegrino

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