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Getting more familiar with tech

Especially during these unprecedented times, everyone was forced to get more familiar with their technology, including me.  Some technology that I had used in the past for my work and life were things such as Google Drive and email. Google Drives was used mainly between the team and the supervisors. The supervisors would use these…

Tech During My Internship

On a typical day in my internship, I would regularly communicate with my marketing team which consisted of two other college students. We would have weekly meetings via zoom and would text in our group chat regularly. Things that we would communicate in our group chat differed from what we would talk about in our…

Internship Search Experience

To be completely honest, my internship search started a little later than most. I had decided that I was simply going to be taking online classes this summer. I did not think that I was going to have enough time to take up an internship simply because I was supposed to be staying on campus…

Two Internships on Two Continents

With the world moving more and more to our cell phones and everything becoming digital, it’s very easy to get lost. Lost in the tabs, tasks, and top priorities. For someone who had the opportunity for two internships, seized it, and then committed to working 70+ hours a week, time management was a challenge.  Having…

Thanksgiving During the Summer

                         Counting your blessings during not only your internship process but uncertain times like now is so important. Not only does it put into perspective how appreciative you can be for all of the people, resources, and opportunities that have been placed in your life but as well, this heart of gratitude allows others…

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking Last summer, when in the midst of my film production internship at Lifesong Organization, they had shown me all of their portfolio work. One of the works in their portfolio was a testimonial series. Specifically, there was one video of a man sharing his near life death…

Company’s Director of Human Resources is a Dog

Yes, I said it. Votary Film’s Director of Human Resources is a dog. And I, along with the rest of the company would not want it any other way. From first getting into the office and having Harvey sprint from one end of the office to the other end just to greet you is such…

Reflecting on My Summer Internship: Advice to My Past Self

This Thursday will be the last day of my internship and it has caused me to reflect on my initial goals and objectives. When originally looking for an internship, I wanted any experience I could get. Now, looking back, I would give myself a few pieces of advice. The first would be that any experience…

The Importance of the Work-Life Balance

Even before March, the majority of the workers relied on technology to do their job. COVID-19 forced those who somehow hadn’t relied on technology, to depend on it for almost everything suddenly. I don’t need to explain how reliant we are on technology because this pandemic proved it to everyone in America. For my internship,…

Make the Most Of Your Time

Being a full-time student requires me to manage two different worlds at the same time- being able to perform well academically and stay on top of my coursework, and being able to market yourself and constantly network in order to remain competitive for internship offers and future opportunities. Of course, when dealing with a full…