the internship: a fantastic first week

the internship

The first week of an internship is such an exciting time, from your first day to meeting all your co-workers.

After a busy spring semester at school I am back in Birmingham, Alabama interning at Markstein Consulting.


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summer ’15 internships already?

Just like that, summer is gone…

Now I’ve moved back to Auburn with a new room!


Now it is time to help my sorority during Panhellenic Recruitment then school!

A few things you can do to prepare for next summer’s internships:

Study hard- A better GPA can set you apart from other applicants!

It’s easy to get to college and get over involved from sororites to on campus organizations, but your first priority is SCHOOL!

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au revoir internship

au revoir internshipAs you prepare to bid adieu to your summer internship there are a few things you need to do before your last day on the job.

LinkedIn– Join LinkedIn, if you haven’t already, and connect with your co-workers and bosses from your internship this summer. LinkedIn is the professional world’s Facebook, a well filled out LinkedIn profile could help you get a job in the future.

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the thank you note

thank you note

After an interview it is always a good idea to send a thank you note.

Yes, a thank you note.

This note can be the icing on the cake after a great interview.

This not only puts your name out there again, it shows your appreciation to the interviewer for their time during the interview process.

Make sure to:

Remember who interviewed you

Obviously you have to know who to address the note to.

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true colors

true colorsIf you have never taken the True Colors personality test, you need to.

You will be amazed at your results, when I read the description that went along with the colors I got, my scores tied, I’m a Gold/ Blue mix, I was like whoa that’s exactly me!

In the PDF below, you will take the test and read about each true color, Gold, Blue, Orange and Green.

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a guide to better emails

guide to better emails

 In the business world, email is usually the main form of communication.

As a marketing intern, I was in charge of emailing some of the company’s most important employees, even the CEO.

When you are speaking with people of importance or anyone for that matter, you need to make sure you are short, sweet and to the point.

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