Category Archives: Internship

May13

4 Ways to Land a Social Media Internship

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The growth of social media has led to an increase in internships and opportunities. The rise of internships and opportunities also means an increase in competition. Stand out from the pack by adapting these 4 different ways to land a social media internship.

Use your social media accounts for professional good

According to CareerBuilder, 37% of companies search for potential job candidates on social media. With that said, use your social media accounts for professional good and successfully set up your digital footprint. Think about it, why would a company hire an individual to handle their social media platforms if they can’t handle their own? Companies are looking for individuals who are active on social media, transparent and yet professional.

Create a Portfolio

An online portfolio showcasing your work is a great way to set your self apart from others who are still depending on the traditional resume. Whether it’s your own dot com website or a video reel, you should have a shareable online portfolio that showcases your qualifications and experiences.

Superb writing skills

Knowing how to creatively weave a sentence together is a great skill to have when working in social media. Not only to mention, great grammar skills! A great social media intern knows how to get a message across in their writing and are also able to communicate well in short-form writing. Jonathan Sexton, CEO of socialgladiator.com says, “To me, someone with a good sense of wit and charm in their writing is appealing. Some of the best brands in social media have that combination and it’s attractive to users.”

Learn the responsibilities of a social media intern

Many neglect to understand that interning or working in social media is far more than updating your company’s Facebook status. It is also about math and understanding network analytics, data mining, research and content marketing. If you really want to stand out, learn how to use the Adobe Creative Suite. The programs included can help to enhance a company’s online community without outsourcing or hiring another individual.

 

May05

Landing The Job: Marie Alcober

1098038_10153178729605160_2066378516_nOnce you land your dream internship, where do you go from there? Many students take on internships with the hopes of coming out with a job. Although it’s never a guarantee, there’s always opportunity to put yourself out there and get noticed. Recent Ryerson University journalism graduate Marie Alcober shares insight into how she went from an intern to a web producer at the Business News Network (BNN).

Tell us a bit about yourself:

I’m a curious, fly-by-the-seat-off-my-pants kind of girl. I don’t shy away from new things and I’m not afraid to admit that I know very little. That’s what’s so great about the journalism industry. I get the opportunity to meet smart people and learn from their expertise everyday.

How did you first land your internship with BNN?

To be able to graduate, I had to complete an internship program during my fourth year at Ryerson University. The only goal I set for myself, really, was to do an internship that would really put me out of my comfort zone. I figured that this was my last chance to try something different before going into the “real world.” Initially, I had planned to do reporting in the Philippines, where I thought I could test my resilience. But when that didn’t pan out, I thought of the second hardest type of journalism that I thought I could never do: business. So I emailed my internship coordinator and she gave me a contact at BNN. I emailed the network’s executive producer and got an interview in two weeks.

What attracted you to this company?

The fact that it’s the only TV channel in Canada that focuses only on business and finance news. It’s a great place to have an immersive learning experience because you don’t get pulled into different areas of news.

What skills did you learn during your internship?

I learned to actually read reports—cover to cover. Journalism school teaches students to listen for “juicy quotes” but a lot of reporting is simply poring over documents. Surprisingly, in most cases the more interesting points are only glossed over in page one. You’ve got to dig deep.

How long did you intern with BNN?

Six weeks.

What was the most valuable thing you took from your internship experience?

When you throw yourself into a situation knowing that everything about it will be new and unfamiliar, it sort of gives you a sense of self like never before. That’s probably the most valuable thing I took from this—a self-assurance that I can dip my toes into all sorts of new and unfamiliar endeavors and not be afraid of them.

How did you turn your internship into a job?

The truth of it is, I simply asked. I let my supervisor know that I would make myself available for them if they ever need any help. I asked if I could stay on as an intern, so I could get the hang of everything, in case they needed someone to fill in during the holidays.

What role do you have within the company now?

I’m part of BNN.ca‘s web team. I edit and post videos and wire stories to the website. I also write mini-articles that go along with interview segments. Basically, I help make sure that the television segments are translated into web content that’s hopefully valuable to both the core BNN viewers and the wider online audience as well.

What advice do you have for other interns?

Don’t pretend like you know it all. The veterans will see right through you. And besides, it’s easier for you to absorb your surroundings when you let yourself become a blank slate.

Apr24

Intern Spotlight: Kailey Sibley

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Intern Position Title: Social Media for CBC Olympics and Hockey Night in Canada

Company: CBC Sports

Location: Toronto

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

I’m a tiny sports fanatic living in downtown Toronto. I’ve recently finished the Radio & Television Arts program at Ryerson University, and am working my way into the world of sports broadcasting. I can tell you anything you need to know about the Stanley Cup, loose-leaf tea, and Orca Whales. I’m a huge fan of a good goal celebration, 4th-liner jerseys, and a solid playoff beard.

Can you tell us the steps you took to land this internship?

I actually applied to do a shot-listing internship for Hockey Night in Canada. I had to send in my resume and cover letter around four times before I was contacted for an interview. The interview was terrible. I was told I would never get to actually watch any sports during the internship because I’d be too busy getting coffee for people and running up and down the stairs. I asked if they had any writing and social media internships available. I was told no. A month later they asked me if I would do a writing and social media internship for the Olympics. I said yes, obviously.

What attracted you to this company?

CBC Sports is the pinnacle of sports broadcasting in Canada. I grew up watching Don Cherry and Ron MacLean on Hockey Night in Canada every Saturday night. The opportunity to be a part of the CBC Sports team during the Winter Olympics was too good to pass up.

What skills did you learn at your internship?

I now speak in 140-character bursts.

Could you describe what a typical day was like for you as an intern?

The Olympics were a crazy time on the CBC Sports floor. We had an awesome social media team working 24 hours a day, every day from Day -1 of the Olympics, to Day 16. As soon as I arrived for my 8 a.m. start, I was updating Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube constantly. Covering hockey was my main focus. I would sit and watch every single game, live-tweeting them from one account on my phone and another on my laptop. I feel like I didn’t look up from my screen until the night shift arrived to take over social media duties!

What was the most challenging part?

The first time I tweeted a mistake. Everyone always says, “It’s okay to make mistakes.” When you’re representing a major corporation on social media, it isn’t okay to make mistakes. Always quadruple-check your work!

Most memorable moment?

Live-tweeting the men’s gold medal hockey game on the CBC Olympics and Hockey Night in Canada accounts. I literally skipped into work at 5 a.m. that morning. It was like Christmas for me. This is closely followed by the time I got to have a slice of Don Cherry’s birthday cake.

Give us one word to describe your workplace environment:

Exciting–there’s always something happening there.

What advice do you have for someone who is just starting to look for an internship?

Be persistent. Know everyone, and make sure everyone knows you. Never be that person everyone sees around but no one actually knows who you are. Offer to work on your days off. Dress for the job you want, not the one you have. Even if everyone else is in jeans, if your boss dresses up, you should too. Try not to yawn in front of your employers. Be enthusiastic about everything. Never apologize for doing your job. Triple-check your work…then check it again.

Who do you look up to in the industry?

My boss, Monika Platek. She does everything from writing, to social media, to on-air work. I swear she never sleeps.

What is your dream job?

Anything that involves talking about sports into a microphone.

Mar07

Intern Spotlight: Bernadette Mahoney, Research Assistant at the Paley Center for Media

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Bernadette Mahoney is a lover of music, pop culture and television. She dubs herself an “old soul” since she is so in-tuned with 80s and 90s culture. We had the opportunity to speak with Bernadette about her internship experience at The Paley Center for Media and how it aligns with her passion.

What are the steps you took to land your internship at the Paley Center for Media?

After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, I researched any internship that pertained to media and entertainment. After thorough research, I connected with the head of the internship program at the Paley Center, Robert Eng, who connected me with Jane Klaine. I interviewed with Jane for the research assistant position and landed the internship.

As a research assistant, what is an average day like?

As a research assistant, my day is focused on knowing the big stories in pop culture and clipping news articles pertaining to television and new media to keep our research archives updated. For example, with the death of Phillip Hoffman, I had to gather all information surrounding the movies and television shows he starred in and the day and cause of his death. Any developing information needed to be included in the archives as soon as possible. The role of a research assistant is key in keeping the Paley Center up-to-date on everything in the media.

What specifically motivated you to go this direction in your career?

I have always been fascinated by pop culture. You would always find me watching award shows, countdown specials and the like. I am fascinated by how television and pop culture has a major impact on the lives of so many people.

What tips would you offer a young talent interested in getting into the media industry?

My biggest tip would be to never give up. The media and entertainment industry is a very difficult industry to break into and you have to learn to never give up, gain confidence and learn to take it as a journey. I would also tell young talent to get very involved. In high school, I was apart of The TORCH program, a program that exposes high school students to careers in communications and the arts. The program continued to develop my love for pop culture. By the time I entered college, I joined my college’s audio visual department. I never gave up, and I stayed involved with different programs and organizations that fueled my passion.

What is your dream job?

My dream job is to be a television producer. Again, pop culture is so important to our society and I want to be able to influence it in that role. My internship at the Paley Center for Media has really helped me towards my dream job, because I have been able to look at media in different perspectives.

Are you an emerging talent, interested in media and pop culture? Connect with Bernadette Mahoney on LinkedIn and follow the Paley Center for Media on Twitter: @paleycenter

Feb20

Shawna Anderson: EVINS Digital Intern Spotlight

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As Social Media Week continues to trend all over the Internet, we wanted to highlight another social media and digital intern. Where would a digital public relations agency be without dynamic interns helping to manage clients and roll out content? Shawna Anderson is an Illinois-native and a new, New York City transplant. We had the opportunity to catch up with Shawna, a New York University Master’s student and EVINS digital intern.

Creative Interns: What are the steps you took to secure your internship at EVINS?

Shawna Anderson: There are so many current students looking for work on my university’s career portal, NYU CareerNet, and other career sites like Indeed and Monster. I wanted to go beyond those sites, so I found and applied for my internship on LinkedIn.

CI: EVINS is a digital public relations agency that focuses on brand resonance, engagement and advocacy. As a digital intern, what do you do for clients on a daily basis to execute the agency focus?

SA: Our digital team works together on a daily basis to execute the agency focus. First, we always bear in mind that social media never sleeps! Therefore, we are constantly keeping on top of relevant current events, holidays and other industry news, to identify potential on-brand opportunities for our clients. This leads to everything from creating compelling content, forging strategic partnerships and developing long-term influencer relationships for our clients, which serve to shape our evolving goals and strategies.

CI: What blogs, websites and feeds do you read to stay up-to-date on new digital and social trends?

SA: Mashable is obviously the go-to for social media news, and it’s a favorite on my web browser. I also use feeds such as Feedly and Twitter lists for fast-breaking social media news. I think Feedly is probably the best news aggregator I’ve used. It’s much cleaner and simpler to use than NetVibes, and is great for managing updates on all of your clients’ different industries.

Since part of social media and digital work is posting creative and engaging material, I like to find my news from creative sources and not only the New York Times and Wall Street Journal (although I read those too). For digital trends, PSFK is a good source of digital stories as they relate to advertising, branding, marketing and social media. International Digital Times is a good source of news ranging from tech to software to gaming. Throughout the day, I periodically check sites like Buzzfeed, Social Media Today and Fast Company.

CI: Social Media Week is focusing on “The Future of Now.” What is your opinion on the impact of social media and new technologies on the public relations industry? 

SA: The prevalence of social media has made the news cycle move much faster, and for the PR industry that means we have to keep up with the pace. Social media never sleeps, so checking Twitter right before bed and reading your industry’s news on your cell in the back of the cab has become the expectation. I can only see this fast-pace trend increasing. Fluency in social media and tech is a must-have for any kind of communication-related field today.

Also, there’s the argument that press releases are not relevant and blogs and social media are a more apt replacement for our generation’s attention span. I am not entirely sold on this argument, however social media is evolving the press release and even the media pitching process.

CI: What is your dream job? 

SA: I am a huge foodie and have always dreamed of being a chef, but given my talents in writing and strategy development (and not in cooking), doing public relations and social media for restaurants would be a dream come true!

To stay up-to-date with all that Shawna Anderson is doing, follow her on Twitter!

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Feb17

Seven Degrees of Stacy Hanas: Social Media Intern Spotlight

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Social Media Week 2014 is upon us. “The Future of Now” theme focuses on the paradigm shift of communications, how we currently interact with technology and the impact of this “always on, always connected” world. We wanted to kick off our efforts for social media week by highlighting Stacy Hanas, a stellar social media intern at Seven Degrees Communications.

Creative Interns: What are the steps you took to secure your internship at Seven Degrees Communications?

Stacy Hanas: My journey to Seven Degrees Communications came as a result of a sequence of unique opportunities. As Vice President of Stockton’s Public Relations Student Society (PRSSA), I discovered the importance of professionalism – a skill that transcended to the social media community. My opportunity with John Wiley & Sons as a Public Relations and Branding intern shaped my writing skills. Each stage taught me an exceptional skill set that President and Chief Connector, Jessica Levin, found to be of strength to her company.

CI: Tell us about your experience at Seven Degrees Communications. What is a normal day or week life for a social media intern/coordinator?

SH: Seven Degrees Communications’ ultimate mission is to help clients build relationships in both online and offline communities. My main responsibility is to enhance the company’s online presence as well as the amount of leads for each client. With that said, my day consists of utilizing strategy in preparation, planning and posting for clients’ social media outlets.

The preparation process includes analytical skills to disclose information pertaining to viewership. Planning includes multiple steps in order to secure an influx of followers and leads for clients. For example, I often search Forbes, The UnderCover Recruiter, and The Society of Human Resources for our human resources client. To achieve leads, I search through streams like #SHRM, #HR, #nextchat, #HRCI and #Tchat. From the aforementioned websites, I post intriguing content, and with these streams, I engage and retweet industry professionals.

The posting process includes discovering the most frequent times viewers engage in posts and scheduling posts around those times via Hootsuite. Analytics also shows which posts receives the most engagement so I know what type of content to post and how to concentrate on the wording of the post.

CI: What specifically motivated you to go this direction in your career?

SH: My interest for the field of public relations was piqued while working in my former position as Promotions Director at Blue Colt Radio. The opportunity allowed me to fine tune skills in exceptional patience, detail, and marketing. However, it wasn’t until Jessica Levin trained me in Hootsuite social media-marketing platform that I was able to unlock my true enthusiasm for the marketing sphere. While to most it might seem like light-hearted fun to tweet for a living, to me it is much more. It takes analytic skills to determine the best time to release tweets for optimal viewership, strategic skills to expand small amounts to stronger players in the field, and critical thinking skills to find the most relevant articles for my audience.

Social media strategy is a great marketing tactic that positively enhances a company’s online presence and their amount of leads. Ultimately, I find myself developing creative tweets and following industry professionals in my spare time for fun.

CI: What blogs, websites and feeds do you read to stay up to date on new digital and social trends?

SH: I find mobile applications and Twitter to be my most prominent form of news. My most frequently viewed mobile applications include Newsify, Flipboard, CNN and ABC News. Whereas Forbes and New York Times have been my two most commonly viewed Twitter accounts for news related issues. Newsify is an application designed to inform users on current news from their preferred media outlets. I stay informed on industry and social trends by following Inside Facebook, Hootsuite and CNN.com on Newsify. 

CI: Social Media Week is finally here. What do you hope to learn from this year’s “The Future of Now” theme in order to accelerate your career?

SH: “The Future of Now” strongly represents our society today. Innovations such as Google Glass, the Fitbit and other examples of wearable technology allow consumers to remain persistently connected to data. As an attendee at Social Media Week 2014, I hope to walk away with greater understanding of Big Data and how it impacts a marketer’s decision. I also hope to gain a better understanding of how to utilize big data to develop a stronger social media strategy.

Furthermore, I am hoping to attend The Art & Science of Storytelling presented by the New York Times. This session description states, “brands are publishers and publishers are platforms,” which indicates the importance of publishing creative content to attract consumers. I am interested to discover consumer’s interests and how I can develop ingenious content that would apply to consumers of today.

To stay up-to-date with all that Stacy Hanas is doing, follow her on Twitter!

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Feb10

Creating Diverse Internship Programs

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At colleges and universities across the nation, spring semester has been underway for a few weeks. With the arrival of spring semester comes the onset of employers looking to fill positions for their summer internship programs. As the job market and college student demographics are changing, so should your internship programs. Let’s face it, there is a 60 percent chance that the intern you hire today will be your entry-level employee tomorrow.

We have set aside some tips and strategies for your internship program to mirror the diverse marketplace, which in turn may increase your chance of creating a more diverse work environment.

Research

Under the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) act, there are certain requirements companies and employers are suppose to fulfill based on diversity initiatives. However, with those requirements come the task of hiring prospective interns just to check certain boxes and to satisfy their audits. Appropriate research should be done to track where diverse intern applicants are coming form. For example, based on thorough research, a company may find they receive more diverse applicants at a particular conference oppose to the average career fair.

Go Beyond Traditional Recruiting Methods

While tradition is always great, sometimes it is necessary to break out of the box and develop new ways of recruiting. Partner with different career development companies, like us, that may have greater access to diverse talent. Break away from the old sit behind the table, college fair way of recruiting and embrace contests and social media. If you’re looking for a social media intern, maybe create a contest about creating a social media plan for one of the company’s clients and/or products. You can reach a large pool of diverse students that way and see their relevant skills all at once.

Establish a Mentorship Program

Partner with local high schools to establish a mentorship program. (Yes, I said high school). Starting early is an excellent way to increase and foster greater diversity. At the high school level, your company can allow juniors and seniors to shadow employers for a three-week time frame in the summer and throughout the school year build rapport with the particular employer. This way, by the time the student enters college there is a greater possibility that they are interested in your company and may even tell their college roommate or friend.

Along with these tips, check out our customized internship program service where Marc Scoleri provides employers with an assessment and evaluation of the business to supply your internship program needs.

Do you have a diverse internship program? Feel free to comment and chime in our tips and strategies.

Oct14

What My College and Grad School Degrees Didn’t Teach Me

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It has been officially five months since I completed my Masters program and two years since I completed my undergraduate career. Within these last two years, I learned things about myself, my career and future that a college or grad school degree couldn’t teach me. The courses of life are ones you have to sign up and pass on your own.

Progress is a process
I’ve heard this cliché over and over, but the past two years it has rung louder than ever. Trust, that wherever you are in your life it is exactly where you’re suppose to be. The Dalai Lama said it best, “I find light in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”

Always educate yourself
After completing my Master’s thesis in May 2013 I didn’t want to touch another communication ethics book or social media journal article for months. I knew that wouldn’t last for long. Every week, I’m checking the latest blogs for industry trends and searching what book I can get my hand on next (Now reading: The Personal Touch: What You Really Need to Succeed in Today’s Fast-Paced Business World by Terrie Williams). If you are no longer in school, you still need to educate yourself and continue to perfect your skills. Complacency in the global marketplace is not an option.

Keep Family close
My father has had a constant battle with his health for years, but over the last two it has become progressively worse. This alone has taught me to keep family close. We often get so busy or even caught up with “our circle” that we tend to see family only on big occasions – weddings, reunions, birthdays, etc. The saying “family over everything” has always meant so much to me, but even more within the last two years.

Travel
A wise person once told me, “the best education is seeing two worlds and comparing it.” See the world and all it’s wonders. The last two years I embarked on trips to Cozumel, Mexico, Labadee, Haiti, Toronto, DR and some american cities learning their culture and tasting their food — simply experiencing life outside of my home in Brooklyn. Emerging creatives, now is the time to travel and see the world – the time when we have less obligations (children, etc). I can’t wait for the places I’ll visit in the coming years. #LiveLoveTravel

Be of service
As young professionals and creatives, we often get so caught up in our career journey that we forget to serve others. Whatever community or group you decide to serve is up to you. “Your service to others is the rent you pay while on earth.” As you continue to climb the ladder of greatness, take others with you.

Oct09

Tips on Saving Money as an Intern by Diane Ly

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The cold, hard truth is that most internships these days are unpaid or paid very little. That’s why as an intern, it’s crucial to be smart with your money and only spend on things you need. Here are some tips that got me through my unpaid internship days:

Bring your lunch: An average lunch costs at least $10, and if you’re interning three days a week, that’s $30 down the drain. A good way to take care of lunch is to make a big dinner the night before and save some to pack for the next day. Sandwiches are another filling and affordable way to make sure you’re eating a lunch everyday – a trip to the grocery’s worth of supplies can last you weeks!

Drink your morning coffee at home: There’s really no need to stop at a café every morning for your coffee. Buy some coffee grounds for $5-7 and have a morning cup of joe without shelling out cash at the start of each day. Spending that early in the morning will only limit what you can buy for the rest of the day.

Ask if your company will help with transportation costs: In New York City, it’s typical that a company will help you out with transportation by giving you a Metrocard to cover your trips to and from site; if they’re extra generous they’ll cover the entire month (which costs about $105 for an unlimited pass). Outside of NY, I’ve heard of many places offering reimbursements for gas to and from the workplace.

Unsubscribe from shopping e-mails: This one’s definitely a personal tip 🙂 Ever since I opted out of e-mails from websites like Gilt Groupe and Fab.com I haven’t found myself shopping online at all, which, let’s be honest, is a downfall for many of us. Getting rid of opportunities like that helps more than you think. Out of sight, out of mind…and nowhere near my wallet!

Oct08

Success Story: Landing The Job

I’m sure all of you have goals of getting hired after completing an internship. For many students in such a competitive industry, it’s hard to do. But this passionate and hardworking graduate managed to go from a Style Guru intern to Social Media Director at CollegeFashionista. Meet Sammy Luterbach and find out how she did it.

 

Sammy1Tell us a bit about yourself.

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to move to New York City and work in fashion. To skip over a lot of blood, sweat and tears and make a long story short, I did just that. Along the way, I discovered my love for cats, leopard print, and legal pads.

How did you first land your internship with CollegeFashionista?

Before I started school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I made a day trip to the city with friends to try to find a job. A boutique I wanted to work at wasn’t hiring, but one of the employees there wrote for CollegeFashionista. She asked to take my friend’s photo for the site, and I was immediately intrigued. I asked her about CollegeFashionista and checked it out the second I was near a computer (pre-iPhone; yikes!).

After finding out this was an online internship I could be a part of, I emailed Amy Levin, founder of CollegeFashionista, directly asking how I could get involved. We set up a phone interview, and the rest is history. I became a Style Guru one month after the site was launched four years ago.

What attracted you to this company?

I love fashion, and I love writing, so the fact that CollegeFashionista combined both initially attracted me to the company. The longer I worked and the more CollegeFashionista expanded though, I loved that I didn’t have to be in New York City to feel connected to the industry. By interning for CollegeFashionista, I could be in college in the middle of Wisconsin, work from my apartment and be a part of a fashion movement with other people like me.

What skills did you learn during your internship?

I always like writing, but CollegeFashionista helped me explore more of a journalistic approach. Although I’m not a strong photographer, I definitely learned more about photography and became better throughout the years. Most importantly for me, I learned all about social media. I specifically remember the conversation years ago where Amy convinced me to sign up for Twitter! On top of that, I improved my leadership skills, developed more of a business mind and even did some event planning. Through everything I did with CollegeFashionista, I gained confidence and a voice.

How long did you intern with CollegeFashionista?

Almost four years! I began in September of 2009 as a Style Guru and worked continuously until I moved to New York and started working for the company this past July.

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What was the most valuable thing you took from your internship experience?

Be genuine. There are so many people who will be catty, competitive and show-offy to fight to the top, but that will only get them so far. Hard work and passion will get you to where you need to be. Also, never expect that you think you know it all. Before CollegeFashionista, I thought I wanted to be a designer! This internship helped me learn otherwise.

How did you turn your internship into a job?

Turning my internship into a job at CollegeFashionista wasn’t something I planned for, although I definitely dreamed about it! I was the first employee to be hired by the Levin family, so I didn’t have anyone to emulate. I just fully dedicated myself to CollegeFashionista and always asked for more work. I tried to go above and beyond what was asked of me. I became an important part of the team through my work and passion for the company.

What role do you have within the company now?

I am the Social Media Director and Editorial Assistant. I manage all of CollegeFashionista’s social media platforms, operate the newsletter, help with special features on the website and work with the Head Style Gurus to spread the word about CollegeFashionista on campuses all over. Plus, there are always extra projects that come up on a daily basis depending on what’s happening in the office and on the site!

Give us one word to describe your workplace environment.

Dynamic. Everyday is different in the office, but it’s always fast-paced and full of energy. We work extremely hard but also manage to find the time for candy breaks and fun music.

What advice do you have for other interns?

Be genuine, work really hard and always say yes – you’ll figure out how to get it all done.