Pulse Podcast Pulse Podcast Are you curious about why some people choose to participate in NASPO Internship Programs?

Do you want to know what they can gain from the experience?

Then you have come to the right place! We have gathered stories from students and State Members who have worked in various offices in Public Procurement. By listening to their experiences, you will gain an understanding of the incredible benefits that the program has to offer. So don’t miss out on this opportunity to discover what NASPO Internship Programs can do for you!


The Value of Involving State Members in an Internship Program

Ever wondered why some people choose NASPO Internships? Want to know what they get out of it? Well, you’re in luck! We’re chatting with students and State Members about their experiences working in Public Procurement. Let’s hear their stories and find out!

Part 1 – William Camp – Manager, Supplier Relations, Michigan

Will Camp, Supplier Relations Manager, discusses his office’s process in hiring an Intern,  what the day-to-day looks like for an intern in Michigan, processes the intern contributed to, and more.

Part 2 – Dr. Jody Cleven – Deputy State Procurement Officer and David O’Neal – State Purchasing Officer, North Carolina

David O’Neal, Chief Procurement Officer, and Jody Cleven, Chief Learning Officer, discuss what North Carolina is doing to attract talent to their state, how to keep their NASPO interns engaged, and the tools that the state equips the interns with for the future.

Part 3 – Sorraia Tavares – Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager, Massachusetts

Sorraia Tavares, Operations Services Division, discusses Her experience with a NASPO intern, the impact having an intern had on her office, and what it takes to be a successful intern.


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