Alyssa McKinney

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design
Minor/option/emphasis: Event Management
Company/Organization: Pure Bridal
Company/Organization website:
Destination: Ames, Iowa
Timeframe: Summer
Advisor/Coordinator Email:


-Styled brides -Helped steam and sew minor problems -Helped with bridal shows and events -Helped with trunk shows -Took appointments and helped brides find their gown -Helped style mannequins around the store


-Getting to help the brides find the dream dress. -Working in the bridal industry since that is where I would like to end up one day.

What advice would you give?

-It was a super fun internship and it was nice that it was located in Ames. Make sure you pay attention during training because there are so many steps that go into the job. The job is very detail oriented and requires a lot of attention to small details, so it is important to note that.

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