CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 5, 1999
Career Services recognizes Enterprise Rent-A-Car as
top intern employer
IOWA CITY, Iowa Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been
recognized as the top intern employer by University of Iowa Career Development
The award, established last year, recognizes employers
who provide consistently excellent internship opportunities for UI students.
"Their internship experiences have been consistently
positive and the company maintains excellent contact with our office in the
hiring and evaluation process. Students have always raved about the experiences
they have had and the personnel at Enterprise," said Jane Schildroth, director
of Career Development Services.
"UI Career Development Services continually provides
enthusiastic, hard-working student interns who want to learn all aspects of
running a business," said Julie Robeson, group recruiting manager of Enterprise
Rent-A-Car in Davenport. "Enterprise's goal is to provide paid internships
to students who want to learn while working in a fun, fast-paced environment."
Fortune magazine named Enterprise one of the "Best
100 Companies to Work For" in 1999.
In recognizing Enterprise, Career Development Services
looked at criteria including learning opportunity, evaluation of progress
and development of the intern, communication with Career Development Services
and the intern, and the ability to fulfill the university's mission to provide
quality learning opportunities for interns. Enterprise was selected from nearly
800 businesses in the program. Schildroth added that Enterprise has also demonstrated
a commitment to hiring of students from diverse populations.
Career Development Services' mission is to help students
investigate majors and careers, seek experiential learning opportunities,
and document their experiences in a professional portfolio.