Austin Dickson is a a rising junior majoring in Business Information Technology and in Management with the Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology (EIT) option
Company: Trane Technologies
Position: IT Security Specialist
Austin chose MGT and the EIT option because he wanted to develop his creative thinking skills as well as his technical skills. The management classes have been very helpful in his internship as he has become a Project Manager Lead for a project. He learned how to effectively lead a team and motivate team members from the Organizational Behavior class that he took last semester and was able to apply it in his internship.
His classes in management has helped him be able to learn how to lead a team and why he has been able to excel at being a project manager and lead a team to accomplish deliverables in the short time with Trane Technologies.
Austin's career ambitions after college are to work for Deloitte or Coalfire in cyber security consulting. He wants to be able to use his management skills he has gained in college to help better manage teams and work cohesively as a unit. He has already learned so much in his two years in management and cannot wait to see what the next two years bring!
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