New Ambassador, Nina, from Erasmus University - The Netherlands!
Nina is our newest Intern Queen Campus Ambassador and our first ambassador from The Netherlands! She is currently interning with StudentEvents.com. Learn about Nina and her internship experiences below!
As a second year student of International Communication and Media at Erasmus University Rotterdam I realized, within the first few months of my studies, that gaining experience through internships was crucial if I wanted to pursue a career as successful as I plan to. I understood that if I did not gain a certain amount of experience by the time I graduate in September 2012 that my CV would not stand out amongst the many other CVs that companies get every month. I also saw that academic education just simply was not enough to build my professional skills and to motivate me get to where I want to be in ten or twenty years. I jumpstarted directly into the marketing and public relations field where I interned at Slovenia’s national airliner in their marketing department. During summer of 2011, I interned at one of central, eastern and southern Europe’s most prominent advertising agencies where I worked on projects for Audi, Porsche, Beiersdorf and the European Commission. Starting July 2012, I will return to the same company with a promotion to Assistant Project Manager. Later on, I interned at the city hall where I did various political campaigning for the upcoming elections – where we successfully won by 70%. Currently, I am interning at StudentEvents.com where I do various different tasks including sales, external relations and public relations. As a motivated student in both my academic and professional areas, I think that other students would be interested in my college experience due to my ability to juggle a limited time frame to achieve the most possible. Furthermore, I can motivate other students to also take up internships and start building their career at an early age, as I for one know that this is absolutely necessary for gaining academic, professional and personal experience.