Undergraduate Blog

Understanding Business Effects of COVID-19

COVID-19 has had extensive effects on the worldwide populations financially and socially. Social distancing initiatives have been put into place hindering physical contact and meetings. Many industries are suffering and heaps of companies will not be around even after the pandemic ends. One of the start-ups that I am working at this summer aims to…

Sumer Sen

How to write the perfect cold email

Cold emailing can be one of the most effective ways to create leads in sales. Writing cold emails has helped me start countless conversations with prospects at my sales/marketing internship with Fyrii, so I wanted to share some tips on how to improve your cold emails. Finding contacts:  Create an email list with contacts based…

3 Pros of the Start-up Environment

This summer, I am working as a marketing intern at two jewelry start-ups: Ashita New York and Rent the Jewelry. I was very excited going in because I believed in the potential both companies had to disrupt the jewelry industry. Ashita New York aims to create an inclusive community and spread positivity through colorful gold…

Tia Goyal

How Can Startups Leverage the Power of Social Media?

Interning for Fyrii has exposed me to the struggles of brand awareness, and relying on social media as the backbone of advertising. I mean, why wouldn’t you? It’s free, easy, and it makes it possible to reach millions of consumers with just one click of a button.  When we think of social media, we normally…

Tia Goyal

5 Ways to Maximize your Remote Internship

Remote internships have become increasingly popular amidst the current global pandemic. For so many college students, internships are the first experience in the corporate world, so it is essential to maximize your experience. Here are 5 ways you can make the most out of your internship. 1. ESTABLISH A ROUTINE With internship work transitioning to…

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Communication and Adaptation during COVID-19

All traditional communication techniques were extremely affected and altered significantly during the pandemic. Abilities such as presentation, organization, flexibility, and versatility became more valuable than ever.

Sumer Sen

Trying to sell something? Try LinkedIn!

As a student, I have used LinkedIn to display my resume, search for jobs, and keep up with my friends’ accomplishments. However, after working in the tech sales space at Fyrii, I’ve realized that LinkedIn’s true power lies in its massive community, and its ability to connect you with anyone. In software sales particularly, I’ve…

Jed Kaufman

The single most important minute of the internship

First impressions matter. In fact, my interviewers at JUMP Investors agreed that they had a good idea of whether or not they would continue with a candidate based on the first minute of the interview. This may seem rash or unfair to those eager candidates touting their perfect resume, or an interviewee who has perfected…