Shiel Sexton Intern Spotlight…

Keesler Hamrick is a Senior at Western Carolina University where he is majoring in Construction Management. 

What projects will you be working on/are involved with this summer?  

I will be spending the duration of my summer working on The Aspens at Holly Springs as well as The Aspens at Verdae projects. 

Have you worked at Shiel Sexton before?  

I have not worked at Shiel Sexton before. 

What is your past internship experience (if any)?  

This is my first internship.  

What are you hoping to learn this summer with this internship?  

With this internship at Shiel Sexton, I am hoping to learn how to apply all the lessons and classes that I have taken in college and use them effectively in this ever-growing industry. I would also like to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of construction practices, principles, and applications.  

How will this internship advance your career?/ Where would you like your career to go?  

This internship will help advance my career by exposing me to commercial construction and giving me the chance to see firsthand how this world works. I would ultimately like my career to go in the route of commercial construction and if the opportunity for a job arises post college, I would love to work for Shiel Sexton in the future. 

What do you like about working at Shiel Sexton?  

The thing I like most about working for Shiel Sexton is how open they are with everything. From immediately walking in and feeling welcome to each person you talk to; they want to know your story and what led you to Shiel Sexton. Going along with that, every person has been more than happy to answer my questions and show me how things are done and explain to me the reasons as to why we do those things.