The Internship Experience: Week 11

As my time interning at The Principal is nearing its end, I can’t help but wonder where the summer has gone. While this isn’t exactly a comforting feeling knowing homework, tests, and studying are just around the corner (less than a month away!), I’m finding it to be a good sign due to the saying “time flies when you’re having fun”… although I also believe that the word “busy” could be substituted for the words “ having fun” in this phrase. However, I do think that in this case it is both for me – this summer has been very busy but also very fun and rewarding due in big part to my internship experience at Principal Financial Group. Read More…

The Internship Experience: Week 8

This post is part of our weekly series, The Internship Experience. This series details the experiences of Thomas, Amy, and Sean as interns at The Principal Financial Group. For a full recap, check out the series preview.

So far I’m already 8 weeks into my 13 week internship, and I feel like I just started! I’ve definitely learned a lot during my time here thus far, but there is still a lot to learn and discover. I’ve finally conquered learning my way around the Principal Financial Group campus which only adds to my confidence in my experience here as a whole. While I still need to use maps, the familiarity is becoming very nice. Read More…

The Internship Experience: Week 5

This post is part of our weekly series, The Internship Experience. This series details the experiences of Thomas, Amy, and Sean as interns at The Principal Financial Group. For a full recap, check out the series preview.

Hello readers! My name is Amy, I am a graduate student at Iowa State University, and I am interning this summer at Principal Financial Group along with Thomas (you can read more about me in the “About Us” section :)). Even though this is Internship Experience Week 5, and Thomas has already touched on some of his experiences with his first few weeks of his internship, I’m going to give you a brief recap of my experience so far. Get excited 🙂 Read More…

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