Good morning everyone. Today I want to briefly chat with you about disappearing from your internship or internship coordinator. I can't stress the importance of communication when you get into a sticky situation. This is the beginning of your professional career. You can't afford to burn bridges at this stage. Today, people are changing jobs every 3 years (on average). You MUST have the everyone knows everyone mentality. This is your chance, don't mess it up :)
This blog post was written by Darion Jordan, our Campus Ambassador from University of Missouri.
Branding is literally the new #itfactor and the reason for so many successes by
both companies and individuals. From social media platforms such as Facebook,
Twitter to establishing your on logo, brand, or own .COM, aka “domain”, branding can truly help showcase how an individual can build an empire.
Social Media...obviously has been one of the top branding sources for so many
companies. I think the question we need to ask ourselves is how to maintain our
When I had the idea to launch Intern Queen Inc. (years ago), I visualized an entire lifestyle brand. People would criticize my vision and say, "interns are only in college." Sure. Perhaps the word intern technically refers to a high school or college student trying out a potential career choice. However, my definition of the word intern is more broad. I believe an intern is anyone trying out a new career path, relationship, or lifestyle. I'm still an intern at heart. I'm constantly experimenting with new paths, choices, relationships, and lifestyles.
Happy New Year everyone! Welcome to 2013! It's going to be an exciting here and I'm going to kick it off by personally bringing you new content every week day on InternQueen.com. To kick off official Internship Season, I wanted to make a list of some "Internship Resolutions". I'd love all of you to consider adding some of these to your personal lists!
Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the #GivingAwards presented by Chase. I sat down with Katie Meyler, who was awarded 1 MILLION dollars that night for her charity, the More Than Me Foundation (www.morethanme.org). Their mission (taken from their website) is below:
At the #GivingAwards presented by Chase, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with several of the celebrity attendees and the actual winners from the amazing non-profits. One of the first celebs on stage was Olivia Culpo, otherwise known as @MissUSA. Olivia is actually competing in the upcoming Miss Universe so make sure to tune in and root her on!
Here are some quick tips from @MissUSA on how to get started and do something you love:
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.