I'm always on the hunt for my favorite things. For March, I already have my eyes on some must-have items, gifts, clothes, and looks. I just posted an entire gallery of my favorites on my personal BuzzNet blog - check it out here! http://laurenberger.buzznet.com/photos/mymarchobsessions/
Announcement! Lauren Berger will be the official EMCEE of the Student Startup Madness Event at this year's SXSW on Saturday, March 9th. For more information on the event, see below:
Judging panel set for college student startup national tournament to be held at South By Southwest Interactive on March 9
Co-founders of Square and BrandYourself will join technologists and investors from Google, Turner Broadcasting and TechStars to judge student entrepreneurs as they pitch their ventures at SXSW event Student Startup Madness. Emcee of the event will be “Intern Queen” Lauren Berger.
There was some pretty big (shocking) news in the internship world yesterday - VIACOM - one of the most popular companies for unpaid internships announced they were going to start PAYING their interns! I couldn't believe I was hearing this. VIACOM covers MTV, VH1, and a myriad of other opportunities traditionally known for being unpaid. Will this start a new trend? Will all of the fashion and public relations companies soon follow?
Attention Community College Students! We have an exciting opportunity for you. The first 10 people to respond will be selected for something special! Email Blogs@internqueen.com if you are interested in hearing what we have up our sleeves for you! Put CC REP in the subject line!
Glassdoor.com recently published a great list on the 25 companies that pay their interns the most. Did you know that the average paid intern can earn an average monthly wage of between $4,604 and $6,704?!!! Woah! Here is a list of the top 25 companies who PAY their interns and how much the interns at these companies make per month.
25. Qualcomm: $4,604
24. Bank of America: $4,605
23. SAP: $4,615
22. BP: $4,631
21. BlackRock: $4,698
20. Intel: $4,836
19. Tagged: $4,909
18. Capital One: $4,930
17. Deutsche Bank: $4,943
16. Shell Oil US: $4,975
15. Chevron: $4,999
Which job site is going to try playing matchmaker for job seekers? And do you think it can work? Can dating websites try their hand at the job game? Check out this article in the Wall Street Journal about companies like Eharmony getting into the job matching game!
Lauren Berger created Intern Queen Inc. in 2009, after successfully completing 15 internships and college and recognizing a need for more internship resources. Her online platform, www.internqueen.com, serves as the home of the business and allows students access to apply for any internship they want free of charge. The site also features daily content on how to make the most of high school, college, and post-grad experiences.