Bakersville Area Merchants Association hosts NCWorks NextGen Intern

Abigail (Abby) Cook is serving as a Marketing Assistant intern with the Bakersville Area Merchants Association (BAMA) through the NCWorks NextGen program. Since beginning in May, she has assisted with various events for the town of Bakersville, which includes their big event-The Rhododendron Festival. She also works with local merchants to help promote the town and has been part of the newly developed Welcome Center for Bakersville which serves as a hub for visitors about local history and information about the area. Sharon Rowland, her supervisor, continuously brags on how well she has done and how much initiative she has shown during her internship.

If your place of business would be interested in hosting an intern or learning more about work-based learning opportunities, contact your local NCWorks Career Center!