For our next Behind the Desk installment, we’re so excited to introduce our summer intern Allison Bunting. She’s a rising UMW senior filling our office with her hard work and youthful spirit, while filling her professional bucket with recruiting experience!
Tell us about your college background.
I am an UMW student, studying Communication and Digital Studies. I am a rising Senior. 
What was your first job?
My first job was at Outback Steakhouse as a hostess. 
Where did you grow up?
I grew up here in Fredericksburg.
What are your three favorite restaurants?
My 3 favorite local restaurants are Benny’s, Castiglias, and Gourmeltz. 
Why did you apply for the summer internship program with Matern Staffing and what are you excited to learn through your summer internship?
I applied for this position because I am interested in recruitment. I like the idea of helping people find employment. Interviewing and matching people with specific jobs is an area in which I’d like to gain more experience.
What is your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
My favorite thing to do on the weekend is watch movies. 
What’s on your bucket list for the remainder of this year?
My bucket list this year is to survive my first senior semester and further my professional experience. 
What’s the most played song on your music playlist?
My most played song is Hotel California by the Eagles. 
Would you rather travel by plane, train or automobile?
I would rather travel by plane because I hate driving long distances, and trains are bumpy and noisy – can’t sleep!