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:
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!
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!
Seventeen’s third-annual Pretty Amazing Contest has begun its search for a real girl cover star! One passionate, talented girl will be on a cover of Seventeen, get an all expense paid trip to New York, and receive a $10,000 college scholarship from Neutrogena (um, can you say amaze?). If you’re a girl between the ages of 15 and 22, you’re eligible to enter and tell your story! This year’s judges are editor-in-chief, Ann Shoket, and pop sensation, Carly Rae Jepsen!
Although dressing for the office can be tricky, you don’t have to sacrifice fashion for professionalism. You can look wonderful this winter, even at your nine-to-five. Making your work outfits winter-friendly can be as simple as adding a scarf or wool coat, but there are also more dramatic ways to look polished in the workplace. Shopping online is a great way to find styles meant for winter at the click of a button; GoJane is a great online store for women with items appropriate for work.
This post was written by our Kristyn Anguiano, our Campus Ambassador from Loyola Marymount University. She is running our Instagram #IQcontest!
Here’s your chance to win Lauren’s book “All Work, No Pay”! All you have to do is post on instagram a picture of you in your best internship or interview outfit with the hashtag #IQcontest. The person with the most likes wins! You have from today until Monday, December 10 to enter and gather ‘likes’. Don’t forget the hashtag: #IQcontest
Good luck and we look forward to seeing your entries!
This blog post was written by Jenelle Yee, our Campus Ambassador from the University of Nevada at Reno.
Interview-ready outfits are essential to your wardrobe throughout your college career and post-grad life. It can feel daunting enough knowing that you want to ace the interview and get that internship you worked so hard applying for, without having to worry about what you are going to wear. With these recommended items, you won't need to stress over what to wear for that flawless interview look.
This post was contributed by Victoria Rihl, our Campus Ambassador from West Virginia University.
1. Tobi.com – Tobi.com is a great online clothing store because there is something for everyone on this site. Their prices are great, and they are constantly running deals, which is great for college kids. Their clothing ranges from high fashion, to basic items for going to class. Another benefit to Tobi.com is when you purchase your first order, you get 50% off your entire order.
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.