Alumni Spotlight – Tiffany Yang, MS,MBA ’21 Get out of your comfort zone!
July 18, 2022
Name: Tiffany Yang
Company: General Mills
Position: R&D Scientist
Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
Degree: MS Food Science/MBA
Year: Fall 2021
What excites you about this company/job?
Getting to work with the top leaders in the industry on exciting brands/products that I’ve been eating since I was young.
How did you strategize landing this internship/job?
I applied to multiple internships last summer throughout the US and General Mills gave me an opportunity. After the internship, I received a full-time offer.
Give students some career advice for anyone looking for an internship/job in this market (based on what you did)?
Don’t be afraid to relocate and get out of your comfort zone because that is how you grow and learn personally and professionally.
I’ve made lots of connections and learned from all my internships. Apply to as many internships as possible and just have fun!