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Summer Internships 101: A Lesson from Her Campus

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Stephanie Kaplan Lewis
Co-founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Her Campus Media

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Annie Wang
Chief Product Officer and Creative Director, Her Campus Media

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About This Class

Learn how to rock your summer internship from the experts! Her Campus members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Esquire, O magazine, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, Ogilvy, and many more. Having a summer internship is key to building your resume, identifying your strengths, and setting yourself up for a post-grad job offer. However, the day to day of intern life is very different from classes, clubs, and coffee dates in the campus center. Learn how to manage your new schedule, hone new skills, impress your supervisor, and even land a job offer in this fun and interactive workshop with the Her Campus co-founders.

Chapters

  • Summer Internships 101: A Lesson from Her Campus 2:00

Takeaways

• Learn what to expect during the first month at your internship: how to prepare, what to wear, how to communicate with and learn from your boss, how to behave at happy hour and other office social events, how to set goals for your internship, etc. • Learn how to transform a sub-par internship into a super-productive experience: how to ask for more responsibility, identify your strengths, learn a new skill, etc. • Learn how to turn your summer internship into a job offer: how to prove you are indispensable, how to network, and how to keep in touch

About the Instructor(s)

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Stephanie Kaplan Lewis
Co-founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief
Her Campus Media

Since co-founding Her Campus as a Harvard undergrad in 2009, Stephanie has grown Her Campus to over 5.9 million monthly users with chapters at 250+ colleges worldwide. Stephanie also spearheads Her Campus's additional user-facing initiatives, including the Her Campus Blogger Network and High School Ambassador Program, oversaw Her Campus's first book, The Her Campus Guide to College Life, and led Her Campus's 2013 acquisition of HerUni Media Limited. She has been named to Inc.’s 30 Under 30, Businessweek’s 25 Under 25, The Boston Globe's 25 Under 25, Glamour’s 20 Amazing Young Women and The Boston Globe’s 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. She has served as a National Women’s Health Week Ambassador and a MassChallenge Alumna-in-Residence. Stephanie is a 2010 graduate of Harvard University, where she majored in psychology and minored in economics. Some of her favorite things include doing barre classes, running, and bargain shopping. Her Campus has been completely bootstrapped and profitable since launch, and now employees 20+ people full-time at its headquarters in Boston.

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Annie Wang
Chief Product Officer and Creative Director
Her Campus Media

As Chief Product Officer and Creative Director, Annie drives innovation across all of Her Campus’s multimedia platforms, leading creative, technical and user experience strategy to build the products that make Her Campus the most beloved and authentic brand for college women everywhere. In January 2016, Annie successfully launched a major company rebrand, unveiling a new HerCampus.com, College Fashion Week, email newsletter, and more in the process. A firm believer that product is only as good as your process, she also oversees company operations and helps craft winning workflows for internal teams.

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