W.M. Jordan Company

Intern Spotlight: Dakota Wilkerson

July 20, 2017



Name: Dakota Wilkerson

School: East Carolina University

Assignment: Stateview Hotel and Conference Center at NCSU / Tru by Hilton at RDU Airport

Intern Year: Second Year

Describe your duties: Stateview – LEED submissions, closeout submittals, RFIs, punch list, etc. Tru – Getting Share Point set up and submittals

How do your duties differ from previous years? I have been given a lot more responsibility. Also, doing everything for LEED is new to me.

How has your internship impacted your studies? Working here has given me a much better understanding of everything we have been taught in school, and it actually makes all of my Construction classes a lot easier.

What advice would you give to a first-year intern? Try to learn as much as you can in the short amount of time you have, and don’t be afraid to ask for more responsibility.

Describe your favorite way to spend your time outside of working this summer: I like to spend all of my time out on the boat, either to fish or to just go out and relax.

What’s the most daring thing you’ve done recently? It would probably be buying a motorcycle.

Where would you most want to live after college? Anywhere along the coast of Carolina.