Mariah Marshall '14

I did my internship at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. Jo-Ann is a leading retailer in the fabric and craft industry. I worked at the Jo-Ann corporate office, where there are over 800 employees. I was the space planning/inventory management intern. My project was to propose a new planogram format to the management committee. I researched this topic in three different phases and came up with what might be a useful tool for the corporate office space planners and the Jo-Ann retail stores. This planogram will save a huge amount of time and money for Jo-Ann. I learned so much about the work culture and how different teams work cross-functionally. I learned so many different aspects of the business culture, as well as the merchandising industry, It was truly rewarding.