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  • MEET THE INTERN – TIMOTHY OOMS

    MEET THE INTERN – TIMOTHY OOMS

    Timothy is an intern at Wilkes-Barre Connect who will also be a speaker at the Connect Conference this fall. I enjoyed getting to know a little more about a fellow intern who I do not get to see a lot. A big thanks to Timothy for taking some time out of his schedule to answer some questions for me!


    Q. What is your name? Where did you attend college and what is your major?
    A: My name is Timothy Ooms, I attend King’s College for Undergrad in Accounting and am now pursing my MBA at Wilkes University.

    Q. What do you like to do in your spare time? (other interesting facts)
    A. I like to play Golf, Ski, anything athletic and competitive.

    Q. Do you have another job? Are you involved in any other organizations?
    A. I have a part time job at a local beer store in Pittston called Plaza Beverage Inc.
     
    Q. What brought you to the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce?
    A. Looking for experience!

    Q. What does a typical day look like for you at the Chamber?
    A. Walk into the Think Center, see all the bright minded people at work and get started with my work. Some days there are meetings Joe would like for me to sit in and observe. To clear my head while working I play a game of Pac Man.

    Q. One word to describe your experience?

    A.“Enterprising.”

    Q. What are your goals after graduation?
    A. Hopefully find my niche in a position at a company I am interested in working for or get started in developing my own business.

    Q. Any tips for others who might be thinking about the internship?
    A. Don’t be afraid to take the opportunity and be open minded.

    Interested in connecting with Timothy Ooms on LinkedIn? Check out his profile HERE

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