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MAKEAN BANG

Major: Kinesiology and Health


Minor/option/emphasis: Exercise Science

Company/Organization: Iowa State Football
Company/Organization website: https://cyclones.com/index.aspx?path=football
Destination: Ames, IA
Timeframe: Spring

Advisor/Coordinator Email: dpower@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
I worked strictly with the Iowa State Football Strength and Conditioning program for my internship. My daily tasks involved setting up and tearing down the weight room for lifts, stocking and ordering supplements for the nutrition bar, weight room maintenance, supervise injured athletes performing exercise modifications, and professional development.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment was building relationships with both the coaches and athletes.

I learned...
The greatest lesson I learned was to be confident in whatever you're doing and be willing to fail every once in a while. Learn from your mistakes and keep going.

Advice for others...
Always look for something to do, even if you're tired or think you've done everything.. there's always something that can be done. Keep asking questions and force yourself to grow.

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