Iris Nylund (McIntire '24)

B.S. in Commerce 2024

Why Promotions?

I applied to Promotions because I was inspired by the campaigns from the past years. My first year, I heard the team present, and ever since then, I wanted to be just like those impressive fourth-years who came to my class.

Relevant work experience?

This past summer, I worked as a Marketing Intern for Propeller, a startup that helps universities and K-12 schools convert their computer labs into virtual desktops. I was able to help them with their rebranding and market research, and even got to attend a conference to learn about AWS.

Relevant skill set?

Marketing, leadership, research, quantitative analysis

Extracurricular activities?

-Captain, Virginia Dance Team

-Alpha Phi Fraternity

Career aspiration?

I hope to work in strategy in the marketing field and to continue dancing!

Course recommendations?

-Gender and Built Environment (Jessica Sewell)

If I could live as someone else for the day, it would be ________.

My sister, to see what it’s like to go to medical school.

Fun fact:

Swedish is actually my first language!

  • Undergraduate Degree Commerce (Marketing, Management, Strategic Brand Consulting & Communications Track), Minor: Global Sustainability
  • Hometown Reston, VA
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