Undergraduate Blog / Author: Madison Grumer

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A means to an end

My summer internship in New York City was a great learning and growing experience. I was able to go out of my comfort zone by living on my own in a new city. I think it’s a necessary experience that every rising senior should pursue before graduating college. I was able to explore the career…

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Working with a Small vs. Large business

Before I began this internship, I knew that I’ve always been interested in working in the fashion industry. Although, I was unsure as to what department and role in the industry I’d fit best. Last summer, I interned in the buying office of a woman’s contemporary clothing boutique. I really enjoyed it and learned a…

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Working as a team to help each other and future interns

There are 3 other interns working under the same department and for the same supervisor as me. Most of the tasks we are given are individual work; However, we constantly work together by asking questions and second opinions if we are unsure of our work. As explained in a previous posting, most of our work…

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Working as a team over email and in person

From the start of my internship at Moda Operandi, a luxury e-commerce retailer, I began communicating with the other members of the Trunk Show/Merchandising Department. Email, and more specifically gmail, is the most commonly used method of communication at Moda’s office. All of the 100 or so employees use email, but only about 15 of…