Hometown: Eau Claire, WI
Major: Marketing and Management & Human Resources
Graduation: May 2022
Upon graduation Dakota will be joining the marketing team at AlphaSights in New York City.
Other campus involvement: Dakota has previously been involved with an undergraduate marketing student organization, MKT, as well as Collegiate 4-H UW-Madison. Currently Dakota serves as an ambassador for the LGBTQ+ Affinity Group in the Wisconsin School of Business. Dakota also enjoys spending time with friends at the Memorial Union Terrace, viewing art at the Chazen, and taking in all of the opportunities that surround the UW campus.
What is your favorite part of your job? Dakota’s favorite part of his job is the people he gets to work with. Dakota is very appreciative for the guidance and support provided by his supervisors throughout his undergraduate career and feels lucky to have worked with such a talented group of people. The friendships Dakota has made while working as a student employee will remain a highlight of his experience at UW-Madison, and have played an integral role in shaping the person he is today.
What is the most important thing you’ve learned in your job? Dakota’s student employment experience has prepared him for his career, acting as a fantastic compliment to the lessons learned in his classes. Dakota’s employment on campus has provided many opportunities to practice skills in communication, marketing, project management, and so much more.