MDS’ Wichita State University Coop Student … Sydney Blanton!

Entrepreneurship and Management Experience Combined

Sydney Blanton’s experience atMDS of Kansas, a 22-year-old Kansas grown, document service business specializing in healthcare documentation, has been beneficial since the beginning. “Since day one, I have been helping with the marketing and growth of the business through forming and organizing potential client lists, brainstorming and working with direct mailers and newsletters, making cold calls, and working on the business Facebook and Twitter page,” said Sydney, a senior at WSU majoring in entrepreneurship and management.

This experience has giving her the opportunity see both the management and entrepreneurship side of starting and running a successful business. “I see that running your own business requires a strong, motivated, unique person with the drive and energy to see it grow. You need a strong talented team with their own unique experiences and talents to bring to the table. I have learned a lot about what kind of work environment I would like to be a part of,” said Sydney.

This co-op experience has solidified Sydney’s choice of study while at WSU, and she has her eyes set for the future. “Majoring in entrepreneurship and management was the best choice for me. I have had the opportunity to gain experience that will help me transition from college into a career that love,” said Sydney.