Sami W. | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

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Position: CRWC Member Services Attendant

Year/Major: I am a junior Marketing major with a minor in Spanish

Hometown: Dubuque, IA

How long have you worked for us?: This is my 4th semester working for RecServ

What have you learned from working here?: I have learned how to effectively communicate with patrons of different backgrounds and understand the day-to-day and big picture operations of the CRWC.

What is something interesting about yourself?: I'm great at remembering people's birthdays!

What do you like to do in your spare time?: I like traveling, spending time outside, hiking, watching Netflix, and spending time with friends and family.

What is one thing you wish everyone knew about working in your position?: I wish everyone knew how many opportunities for growth there are in the positions offered at the CRWC: time management, communication, conflict resolution, I could go on and on. Our supervisors really want to see us succeed and put in extra work to help us with professional and personal development. 

Do you have any plans after graduation?: After graduating in December, I hope to find a job working in sustainability or with a nonprofit.

If you could eat any food every day for the rest of your life without any health consequences, what would it be?: Pancheros burritos. 


*Sami was nominated for Faces of RecServ in Spring 2018