#NDSUintern Spotlight: Ben Hulm

Major: Accounting

Company: AgCountry Farm Credit Services

Location of Internship: Fargo, ND

Internship Title: Tax Intern

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

I chose AgCountry because of its focus on agriculture in the field of accounting.

What were some of the requirements for your internship?

Some requirements were learning computer programs and some tax knowledge.

• What is your favorite part about your internship experience?

My favorite part of my internship experience has been gaining experience and meeting people who are advancing through my planned career.

• What is the most challenging part of your internship? How have you overcome these obstacles?

The most challenging part of this internship has been learning the different processes of the job and asking questions.

• How did you find your internship?

Through a Career Fair or Career Expo at NDSU

• Why was it beneficial for you to register for credit(s) through the Internship Program offered through the Career and Advising Center?

I can complete program credits while also being able to earn income while in college.

• What advice would you give a student who is in the process of searching and applying for an internship?

When working at your internship, do your best to say hello and meet people at the company. This turned out to be some of my biggest learning moments.

By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program