This blog post was written by Alexis Vaughn our University of Illinois Campus Ambassador.
Sooner or later everyone reaches an age when it’s time to leave the nest. As much as some of us would like to spend our lives under the comfort and security of our parents, creating our own home is one of the first steps into adulthood. And with the great power of adulthood comes the great responsibility of handling your first apartment.
Everyone loves shopping for a new bag (once we've saved our money) and we never know which is the best bag for work. We're always searching for that perfect bag that can hold everything - our laptop, keys, phone, flats, wallet, makeup bag - everything! I went to our Intern Queen Campus Ambassador Network and asked them what their favorite bags were for their internships or work - here is what they had to say!
If you know me at all, you know I love Anthropologie! From accessories and shoes, to cute notebooks and chic blazers -- Anthropologie has what you need to make a stylish impact at your internship. And this weekend, it's all on sale! Click the links below to check out my top 10 must-haves for your summer internship. Sale ends on Monday, 6/30. Happy shopping!!
Last night I finally had the opportunity to read the September issue of Instyle! I'd been waiting for so long (I was working on meeting my book deadline). I really enjoy Diane Von Fursternberg's (DVF) column on fashion every month. I was immediately drawn to the question from a reader about what to wear to her new job (real estate job). She wanted to look professional but age appropriate. Diane's must-haves to create that workplace look are:
Internships can be difficult to snag -- especially in NYC. Once you’ve landed a summer gig, it's time to look up to par. I've completed two beauty internships and along the way I've picked up a few tricks for how to look great, even during the hot summer months. If you're completing a beauty internship at a magazine or public relations company, you're likely to be surrounded by fashionistas everyday. We all want to look fabulous while in the office. Your first day is a chance to make a lasting impression. Here are a few tips to create a memorable yet professional beauty look.
We asked our network which blogs -- besides the Intern Queen Blog ;) -- they love reading on the daily. These blogs help us stay in the know about cool events and great opportunities; while educating, entertaining and inspiring us. They even provide a good chuckle here and there! Blogs can be amazing resources for students (and professionals) who are constantly on the go. Here are the Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors' top picks for best blogs to read this summer:
First impressions are so important and can set the tone for your entire internship experience. You can create a positive lasting impression by following 4 easy tips. Read about them and see the advice I got to share in this new Fox Business article HERE.
Lauren Berger created Intern Queen Inc. in 2009, after successfully completing 15 internships and college and recognizing a need for more internship resources. Her online platform, www.internqueen.com, serves as the home of the business and allows students access to apply for any internship they want free of charge. The site also features daily content on how to make the most of high school, college, and post-grad experiences.