College. It’s that chapter of life when we think we must suddenly have the answers to everything. With the plethora of expectations that comes with #adulting, it can be quite overwhelming to approach such a drastic life shift; believe me, I was that anxious mess. However, as a current sophomore looking back on her first
In my last semester of college I began to work part time with one of my professors, Nick Leighton. He inspired me because, like me, he is an extrovert, takes risks, and takes himself, and his time, seriously. Nick owns a public relations company and extended me a rare opportunity to work as a tech
When intellectual curiosity meets persistence, anything is achievable. During Fall of my sophomore year, I enrolled in Research Methods with Dr. Keith Weber simply expecting a tough but practical class that I would soon forget; rather, that was the beginning of my love affair with the integration of statistics, theory, and experimentation into the single
Throughout this semester I have had the incredible experience of being a Social Media Marketing Intern for the Be Better Movement. #bebetter52 is a movement founded by Aly Simons to inspire people to be their best selves, all while raising money for the non-profit maternal health organization Every Mother Counts. The movement has participants from
Over the last 8 months I have been lucky enough to intern for BEL Event Productions, a company that specializes in event production from A to Z. This company has its own coordination team, in-house florists, and rental productions from floating candles to 5 foot chandeliers. As for clientele, BEL primarily coordinates Indian/South Asian and Persian weddings.
This past semester I had the amazing opportunity to be a marketing intern at 31 Bits, a company based in Costa Mesa that is dedicated to fashion for good. 31 Bits works with artisans in Uganda and Indonesia to create unique jewelry pieces, handbags and home goods that are ethically made. Artisans are provided with
Last summer (2017), I interned for a hotel in a human resources position. At the time, I did not know much about HR. I just knew that I was very excited and proud to have secured an internship within the hospitality world. Ever since I was little, I had dreamed of working in a hotel.
Live Love Spa is a company that creates experiential spa events for business to business interactions within the spa industry. It is a small company with less than twenty employees that produce events where attendees and vendors receive the best personalized experience possible. Each employee has a personal investment in the company and would consider
Never underestimate the power of a cold email. While looking for an internship that integrated my interest in health with communication theory, I came across the non-profit division of St. Jude Medical Center. Not even knowing if they had an intern position available, I emailed the director of the program saying how much I admired
My name is Shir Nakash, I’m a proud Israeli-American, and for the past year I have been interning with a program called Mishelanu, founded by the Israeli-American Council. The IAC’s mission is to build an engaged and united Israeli-American community that strengthens the Israeli and Jewish identity of our next generation, the American Jewish community,