Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




This report documents the internship of Lydia Anne Burgess with Omega Production Resource from August 2014 to March 2015. Omega is one of several event lighting companies operating in Greater New Orleans. Omega’s administrative offices are located in the Alario Center situated just inside of Bayou Segnette Park in Westwego, Louisiana. During her internship, Ms. Burgess worked under the direction of the Operations Director and the company founder and CEO. Among her various responsibilities, Ms. Burgess primarily assisted the CEO and Operations Director with administrative duties such as form creation/modernization, file organization, and scheduling. She also undertook marketing analysis for the company. An overview of Omega and of the internship is provided within this report. Additionally, this report provides an analysis of the company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (S.W.O.T.), recommendations for the company based on Ms. Burgess’ observations, and an examination of best practices performed by similar companies.


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