I remember the state of confusion I was in when I heard “static backup” for the first time as an intern in Meredith Corporation’s Digital Department. Then there was mobile optimized, branded targeted media and my personal favorite, the rising kickstar unit.
We all yearn for that dream internship, the one that will land you one step closer to your dream job. Unfortunately, dreams don't always come true. Like last spring when I landed at House Beautiful as an online intern, and I didn't think it was the right fit for me at all. Turns out it was the best thing I could have done.
This semester, I was given an amazing opportunity to intern in the sports department of The Times in London, England. I'm currently studying in London for the semester, and as a part of my study abroad program, I had the option of doing an internship, which would be pre-arranged by an internship coordinato
During the fall of 2008, I was given the extraordinary opportunity to work as an editorial intern for Sprig.com of the WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive. When I first began my internship with the WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive, many people hadn't heard of the company or the Sprig Web site.
"What are you doing after you graduate?" Every senior knows this question all too well. With March already here, graduation is not so far away. Resumes have been freshly printed and sent out to various companies in hopes of finding a job in this recession. As a senior, the fear of not getting a job is what keeps me up at night. The constant questions continually remind me of that fear, and I cringe at the very question, "What are you doing after you graduate?" So, what am I doing after I graduate?
While interning at Weight Watchers magazine last summer, I thought the most exciting moment of my magazine career was when I received the opportunity to write about products that help women through menopause for the September 2008 issue. As I was busy gathering information for my piece, the editors were in the process of re-designing the magazine.
As we said our last goodbyes, sighs and sad faces rang from the Seventeen magazine fashion closet. The fall 2008 semester was over, and it was time for the 18 fall interns who kept the closet in tip-top shape to part ways. However, we promised to keep in touch and try our hardest to see each other as often as possible.
During the summer of 2007, I had a dream internship at CosmoGIRL!. I was interning for Executive Editor Chandra Czape Turner, who is also the founder of Ed2010, a national network for aspiring and professional magazine editors. When the internship came to an end, I left with confidence that I would have a future career in magazines.
Lynda Baquero, Reporter, WNBC News 4 New York Marla Diamond, Anchor, WCBS 880 News Kristine Johnson, Anchor, WCBS-TV Vanessa Tyler, Anchor/Reporter, CW11 News at Ten The broadcast journalism session at the New York Women in Communications Student Career Conference touched on many hot topics.