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Atlanta International Fashion Week

Event coordinator intern

October 2020 - July 2021 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I loved creating events according to audiences.

What I wish was different

I wish I was more organized during the process.

Advice

Always be prepared for the unexpected.
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Marketing Intern

January - August 2020 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I had the opportunity to work on a large-scale Instagram page and learn new social media marketing tips.

What I wish was different

The organization was not very organized, and there would be weeks when you wouldn't have any assignments or hear from your supervisor.

Advice

I would share the advice to always be on top of your assignments and be on all conference calls.
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Fashion Show Coordinator

May - August 2020 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I held a lot of responsibility and had the freedom to be creative when it came to planning projects.

What I wish was different

I wish the communication channels and deadlines were more distinct.

Advice

Be proactive. Take change in any way you can and make sure to collaborate with peers.
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Marketing Intern

November 2019 - March 2020 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

nothing

What I wish was different

everything was so unorganized and unprofessional, there’s no real work

Advice

not worth the time, look for other internships
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PR Intern

November 2019 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

A lot of independence and freedom to work in the areas that interest you most!

What I wish was different

I prefer a more structured environment, so having this freedom and responsibility was a big adjustment for me.

Advice

Work on your time management and communication skills before committing to an internship like this.
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Public Relations Intern

May - September 2019 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I loved being able to work in my field. I felt like I was getting hands-on experience working with social media networking and relations. There were big brands that were seeing my name which made me feel very important.

What I wish was different

I wish the whole organization had been more organized. Overall, It was a great learning experience but the company had very little structure in itself.

Advice

I would share that Paula Whittle is so kind, so feel free to always reach out to her with questions. Also, this is a great experience for you to work remotely and learn how it feels to work from home.
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Public Relations Intern

September 2019 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I liked learning about the industry and seeing how much work was actually put into putting on a Fashion week.

What I wish was different

I wish I had been paid.

Advice

Be prepared to network!
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Graphic Design Intern

September 2018 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

I was able to network with like minded people around my age.

What I wish was different

I wish the coordinator was more organized.

Advice

It's important to be patient and even if an organization is extremely unorganized. There is always something to learn.
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