Author: Sharon Chin

Sharon Chin

Ending Things on a Good Note, Literally

It’s the third week of August, which means that my internship at Kapten & Son has come to an end! Although this is exciting because it means no more waking up at the crack of dawn to commute to Brooklyn and more beach days, I know that I will definitely miss the energy and people…

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Sharon Chin

There’s No “I” in Team

I know that there is a “me” but there’s also a “met,” which is basically just as irrelevant. My office consists of only seven people, including myself. There’s our finance lead, our operations and customer services guy, our customer service representative, our sales and retail manager, our public relations and brand manager, myself, and Addy.…

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Sharon Chin

Five Quotes from a Twenty-something Entrepreneur

On the first day of my internship, I told Addy, one of the founders of Kapten & Son, that his name was also a nickname for a drug. He chuckled. There are three founders of Kapten & Son. When Kapten decided to focus on the US as its primary growth market, Addy picked up his…

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Sharon Chin

Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Commute

One of the things I miss most from Babson is the ability to wake up at 7:45AM to make it to my 8AM because of the 2 minute walk from dorm to classroom. This summer, my internship is located in a WeWork office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, an “up-and-coming” neighborhood filled with gentrified ethnic restaurants selling…

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Sharon Chin

DTR: Work Edition

When I say DTR, I don’t mean sitting next to your significant other and discussing whether or not you’ve hit a dead-end. Instead, I mean figuring out what kind of relationship you want to have with your supervisor/mentor at your internship. At Kapten & Son, my mentor is Ashley, a twenty-something graduate student with a…

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Sharon Chin

Steps to Finding the “Perfect” Internship

A search for an internship is kind of like a Mission: Impossible movie but less Tom Cruise and more disappointment. Same amount of stress though. From the beginning of spring semester, I knew that I was already behind on finding what to do for summer 2017. While many of my peers had already secured internships…

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