Njeri Wainaina knew the value of diverse internship experiences.
Between 2006 and 2011, when Wainaina was a North Carolina State University undergrad completing a Bachelor of Sciences in Industrial & Systems Engineering Degree, she tried three very different sectors on for size.
She worked as a Manufacturing Engineer Co-op at Danaher, a design, manufacturing, and marketing of industrial and consumer products company. Next, she was a Logistics Intern at GlaxoSmithKline, the global pharmaceutical firm. Then she entered the public sector as a Process Improvement Intern at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Wainaina, of Kenyan descent, joined The Coca-Cola Company as a Senior Procurement Specialist in Direct Materials. She manages flexible packaging commodities focusing on shrink film, stretch film, and carriers.
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