As a Longwood Lancer, you have access to a wide variety of resources that will help you propel your career after school. Whether you’re looking for a work shadow opportunity to learn more about a certain job, an internship to start gaining real work experience, or a full-time job opportunity, there are plenty of amazing companies to explore. Here are a few companies that love to hire Longwood University alumni and students.


Photo provided by Ashley Burcroff / Enterprise

Enterprise Holdings, which is a family-owned transportation business, operates a global network that covers more than 90 countries and has 100,000 dedicated team members. Its transportation brands include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car. The company operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world.

Ashley Burcroff, a Talent Acquisition Specialist at Enterprise Holdings, started with Enterprise six years ago as an intern and worked her way up into a management role before joining the HR team.

What are the company values?

One of the things she loves most about the organization is that it’s still family-owned and upholds the same values from 1957, despite being a $23 billion company. According to Burcroff, the core philosophy of the organization is “take care of your employees and customers first and profits will follow.”

“The Taylor family is wonderful to work for and [they] truly care about their employees, their families, and the communities in which we do business,” she said.

What makes Enterprise Holdings a cool place to work?

“We hire FUN people,” said Burcroff. “You can’t beat our culture and, if you ask anyone, they will tell you how amazing our people are.”

How can candidates stand out in the hiring process?

“Be prepared for the interview,” advised Burcroff. “We have a ton of information online about our company and love when people are just as excited as we are to work for Enterprise.”

What cool perks/benefits does Enterprise Holdings offer?

Enterprise Holdings offers its employees some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Discounted Clothing Allowance
  • Full Health, Vision & Dental Benefits
  • Rental Discounts
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Socials & Networking Events
  • Women & Diversity Forums
  • Progressive Trainings

Are internships available at Enterprise Holdings?

Yes! Enterprise offers paid internships that can potentially lead to a full-time job offers. The program is pretty competitive, according to Burcroff, and spots fill up quickly. Enrollment typically opens just before Thanksgiving for the following summer. Learn more about Enterprise’s internship program.

Can you find Enterprise Holdings at any of the Longwood Career Fairs?

Yes! Stop by the Enterprise booth at any of the career fairs to learn more about the organization and its opportunities. Learn more about Longwood’s Career Fairs.


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