The first time I told my family and friends that I was interning with Avenue Magazine in New York City they were shocked. Not that I got it but that I wanted to. No one thought I was ready. Everyone always referenced The Devil Wears Prada and how mean everyone will be to me. 1. That's … Continue reading 5 things to remember when interning with a magazine for the first time
My article this week for Avenue Magazine: Last night’s 70th Annual Tony Awards celebrated the greatest Broadway plays of the year. Host James Corden started the evening off with a performance reminiscing classic musicals such as Annie, Dreamgirls and Jesus Christ Superstar. Held in the heart of the Upper West Side at Beacon Theatre, the black tie event was presented by The … Continue reading 70th Annual Tony Awards: Best Dressed
I've been interning with Avenue Magazine for about a month now. My tasks include research, presenting pitch ideas, research, traveling and taking photos for the Instagram, write up post ideas and a lot more research. How exciting.. Many of my post ideas don't get published on the website but I have been fortunate enough to have … Continue reading Excited Intern Moment
Ahhhh summer time! For some this is a time for beaches and pools but for me as a "New Yorker" it's a time for days spent in Central Park. One of my new tasks at Avenue Magazine is running their Instagram. When they assigned me my first travel destination of the many I will have … Continue reading Central Park
I am currently on a bus right now on my way to the train station. Squished between an Asian man snoring like he's in his deepest slumber and a Hispanic lady screaming on her phone into my ear. Before I left my grandma gave me the lecture: "don't look anyone in the face", "don't be … Continue reading My transition from a southern girl to a city chick
One-on-one interviews are nerve racking enough, so imagine being interviewed in a group of people who are all competing for the same position. The tension... the pressure.. You have to somehow steal the spotlight. I recently partook in a group interview and here are a few things I have learned Always stand up when you … Continue reading How to kill your group interview
Now a days finding a job after you graduate can be close to impossible. You'll have to find a local minimum wage job or (even worse) move back in with Mom and Dad. Gaining experience in the field of your choice has become a major key to success. Internships are an amazing way to start … Continue reading How to find an internship.