Student Information

Student Name

Olivia Dlugosz




Internship Information

Company/Organization: Preferred Display Inc.

Mentor(s):Katarzyna Serafin

Topic of Internship


Background Information

Founded in 2001, Preferred Display, Inc., located in Clifton, New Jersey, is a privately owned company focused on excellence in the creative design, engineering, and production of prestige open sell cosmetic displays. PDI has expanded its capabilities by investing in capital equipment for its extensive, state of the art model shops with multiple locations in close proximity to New York City. The teams at PDI are pioneers in open sell merchandising with expertise in: counter display design and update management, fixture design, engineering, and specialized lighting services. PDI’s dedication to the crafting of Point-of-Purchase design and years of experience in the retail display industry has led to long-term client-partners relationships, many of which span more than a decade.

Summary of Internship

As an intern, I sought to meet leading industry executives to gather relevant information to assist me with my career decisions. My academic research has sparked my interest in the way that media is delivered through your marketing and advertising. My experience in sales and customer relationship management, combined with my courses in marketing, has convinced me that hospitality marketing and account is a career option I would like to explore. PDI’s excellent reputation for customer satisfaction, and accounting, along with my experience, education, and motivation to excel led to learning something new and different every Thursday. Whether it was filing, billing, or helping with employees/customers, PDI placed prominence in similar areas of marketing and accounting which gave me the privilege of serve as an intern that further exposed me to advance my career. With the right opportunities and experience to cutting edge projects, I gained a thought of knowledge and experience to further my career path.

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