ReminderMedia: An Excellent Learning Experience

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Reminder Media, publishers of American Lifestyle Magazine, work to help establish and maintain relationships between clients and their customers to help drive repeat and referral business. Working for this company has been a great experience and a valuable learning opportunity.…

The Best Advice

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Here’s my Chance, HMC,  is a creative agency in Northern Liberties where I was lucky enough to land an internship. As an intern at HMC I had the opportunity observe and take on some real responsibility. I was able to…

Start to Finish Satisfaction

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Over two months ago, my publicist asked me to begin looking at racing events in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh markets for an upcoming Disney movie. Back then, the movie was simply known as “McFarland” but Walt Disney Pictures decided to…

That time I didn’t meet Jake Gyllenhaal

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Alright, so the headline may have caused some curiosity but seriously, it happened. Most posts are all about the positives of the internship experience or overcoming the initial issues. This one deals with completely missing the internship mark and missing…

HMC University

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Here’s my Chance, HMC, is a creative agency in Northern Liberties. Their internship program is unique in that there was a great balance of guidance and freedom. We were never once left with a day that we didn’t have something…

“Moderating to the Max” Book Review

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Moderating to the Max: A Full-tilt Guide to Creative, Insightful Focus Groups and In-Depth Interviews, written by Jean Bystedt, Siri Lynn, and Deborah Potts, is an interesting and fun read for anyone interested in conducting interactive and enjoyable qualitative research…

Keep Your Mind, and Your Options Open

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Two years ago, around Christmas time, I was having a conversation with my mother and stepfather.  I had three semesters of FOX prerequisites and GenEds under my belt and was lucky enough to intern at a financial planning firm.  The…

Lunch & Learn at Blue Skai Media

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I like to plan events. Making lists and checking off tasks is fun for me and there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing your work culminate into something fun for everyone. However, the events I’ve hosted have been mostly for myself;…

Intern Survival 101

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Brain Power Intern work often consists of easy tasks, but the key to becoming a good intern is asking for more. People will always be impressed with you asking to take on more responsibility and therefore will trust you with…

Web design is actually fun!

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During my time at Two Aprons Cakes and Catering one of my projects while was creating a new website for the company. I took a few interactive media classes during my time at Temple but was not the best at…