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Student Spotlight: Mai Yang

Student Spotlight: Mai Yang

Administrative Professional

Aug 28, 2017

Career Program: Administrative Professional
Hometown: Manitowoc
Current Residence: Appleton
Attended FVTC: Fall 2014-Spring 2017

Why did you choose the Administrative Professional program?

I enjoy helping others and collaborating to meet the same goals. I wanted to be able to be build relationships and really define the purpose of what I can offer and what this field can teach me.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?

Every day is a different day. Although daily tasks are prepped, every day changes with who you may be interacting with. I look forward to this; it never gets boring. This really surprised me. It is rewarding to see the smiles on people's faces when you can help them.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?

During a tour of the college, I was really impressed with the resources on campus, such as Employment Connections, Educational Support Services, and Diversity & Inclusion Services. They assured me that they are able to assist throughout my time at there. I also wanted a smaller college community, as I liked getting to know my classmates and instructors.

How did Fox Valley Technical College help you change your life?

I have been able to create relationships with many people from all backgrounds. The encouragement, positive attitudes, and opportunities have led me to become a better version of myself. I enjoy gaining leadership, communication, and team-building skills based on campus organizations and workshop experiences. I will continue to apply them to my career as being able to have hands on experience and training.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?

After graduation, I hope to find a job in my career field by helping to fulfill a company's mission through teamwork.