Congratulations! (And Trivia Contest Answers)

Congratulations to all of the Internship Trivia Contest winners!

Nathan Runnells – Monday, Feb. 9, Question 1
Q. Which celebrity completed an internship with Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5?
A. Oprah Winfrey – As a sophomore at Tennessee State, Oprah interned at Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5.

Alex Bocian – Tuesday, Feb. 10, Question 2
Q. Which Denver Post intern went on to become United States Secretary of State?
A. Madeleine Albright – Before becoming United States Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright participated in a summer internship at the Denver Post.

Jon Schmidt – Wednesday, Feb. 11, Question 3
Q. Before landing a sales job with Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company, this Office star interned with the popular late-night talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
A. John Krazinski (Jim Halpert) – John caught his break as “Jim” on the hit TV series The Office while interning for popular late-night talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

Adam Dean – Thursday, Feb. 12, Question 4
Q. This NFL bigwig wasn’t playing games when he made his start as an administrative intern with the NFL in 1982.
A. Roger Goodell (NFL Commissioner) – Goodell started his career with the NFL as an administrative intern in 1982 and was named Commissioner in 2006.

Dayanna Tejada – Friday, Feb. 13, Questions 5 & 6 (Double-Header)
Q. Before this celebrity made it big in fashion and the music industry, they held an internship at New York-based Uptown Records.
A. Sean P. Diddy Combs – Before making it big, P. Diddy served as an intern for New York-based Uptown Records.

Q. Much of the success of this famed film director is credited to a 3 days/week, unpaid internship in the editing department at Universal Studios.
A. Steven Spielberg – Film genius Spielberg credits his success to a 3 days/week, unpaid internship in the editing department at Universal Studios.

Alex Bocian – Grand Prize Winner
Alex maximized his chances for the grand prize drawing with several correct answers throughout the week!

Thank you to all who participated! Did you enjoy the contest? Have ideas for future contests? Leave your feedback as a comment.

I hope you enjoyed the contest and hope you continue reading the UW-W Student Internships Blog!

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