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.
We are in full on internship-preparation mode! One of the things you need to put together is the bag or purse that you'll be taking to your internship. First off, choose a bag that you can wear everyday -- regardless of what color clothes you are wearing. You want to try to change bags for work as little as possible so things don't get lost in the process. Here's a list of everything you need to have in that work bag. Let me know if you have other items to add!
I can hear the nerves rattling inside everyone as you all prepare for that summer internship. I know that many of you are headed to cities like LOS ANGELES for the summer -- cities where it's desirable to operate a vehicle and drive to and from your internship. Here are a few solutions for those of you trying to figure out what to do about transportation during your internship in LA:
Being an intern means constantly running around, completing tasks, and working on projects. That having been said, it can become difficult for one to maintain a polished look while at an internship. But have no fear because I am going to give you a guide on how you can always look your best, no matter what the situation, while at your internship! I hope this guide will help to make your internship experience that much more enjoyable, while making you feel more confident and comfortable in your internship attire!
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.