Leder Student Caitlin Gaining Valuable Business Experience Working Interning at Rimbey Lion’s Nesting Place RV Park
Caitlin Buist, a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student, is spending her summer completing her internship at The Rimbey Lion’s Nesting Place RV Park.
The Rimbey Lion’s Nesting Place is a small campground of 41 sites. Caitlin has spent her last two summers working at The Rimbey Lion’s Nesting Place doing maintenance and this year is adding business related tasks to her workload. Her management tasks include promoting the campground, completing camper registration, public relations, and making upgrades.
Management of a small/family business is of interest to Caitlin in the future, and this internship is providing her the opportunity to firsthand see what this position entails along with the challenges one may face. Caitlin is enjoying the opportunity to explore this field of work under an internship where she can acquire new skills and try new things with the feedback of supervisors who have vast knowledge in these areas.