Computer Science majors Tom Conti and Matthew Smithburger started their summer internships in mid-May at Smucker’s in Orrville, OH. The J.M. Smucker company is consistently recognized as one of the 100 best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, and in 2004 it was ranked #1. They are also included in the S&P 500 market index.
Although their internships are both within the IT department, Tom and Matt are assigned to different groups and projects. Matt works in the Sales and Marketing Administration group of IT, primarily focusing on Finance. He is also working on upgrading R12 content for the company, which is the newest version of Oracle’s business suite. Additionally, he is helping with month-end financing processes and testing programs for the Windows 7 roll out.