Internship Success - Farm Credit East ACA

by Parfait Bizimana on February 23, 2021
Internship Success - Farm Credit East ACA

Parfait Bizimana MBA ’21 and B.S. ’19 from Kigali, Rwanda, secured an internship during the summer of 2020 with Farm Credit East ACA as their Credit Analyst intern. Upon graduation, he plans on working in the financial industry.

How did you secure the opportunity?

Through the career expo meet and green event.

What did you do on a daily basis?

I was on a team to create a credit hub for the South-East region and had the chance to shadow various departments and services offered by FCE. Lots of Zoom calls as well as virtual farm visits.

Most importantly, what did you learn?

I learned how to run various systems that are used in the financial services and that the customer comes first, numbers are secondary.

What advice do you have for future students?

Never underestimate an opportunity, you never know what it holds for you.

If you have worked with Career Services, how have they helped you?

They were there when needed to prepare for interviews and with networking tips.