Lauren Berger, CEO of Intern Queen Inc., an online internship destination that helps students find and apply for internships while also educating them on how to make the most of their experiences, will visit with Loyola University New Orleans students during a keynote address, reception and book signing on Wednesday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Audubon Room of the Danna Student Center.   The talk is open to the Loyola University Community and is being offered by Loyola’s Career Development Center.  Lauren will share personal stories of how she made the most of her opportunities and managed 15 internships during her 4 years of college as well as the importance of internships for professional development and resources for obtaining them.

Named by Business Week Magazine number 5 on their annual list of Young Entrepreneurs 25 Under 25, Lauren earned a degree in Organizational Business Communications at the University of Central Florida and interned for top-notch companies across the county such as MTV, FX, BWR Public Relations and NBC.  Lauren applied her knowledge of the industry to her first job post-college at Creative Artists Agency in Beverly Hills, California.

Now, as CEO of Intern Queen Inc. and a prominent national speaker, Berger works with over 500 employers located all across the U.S. and in Canada.  Her site, InternQueen.com, reaches over 40,000 different students, parents, and employers each month.  She has connected hundreds of students with the internships of their dreams.  She has a weekly advice column with the Washington Post website and has been recently featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, the New York Post, AOL, Alloy.com Ypulse.com E!News.com, Yahoo Business, MarieClaire.com, and many more.

For more information contact the Career Development Center at career@loyno.edu or 504.865.3860. To learn more about the Intern Queen visit www.internqueen.com.  This event is co-sponsored by Alpha Kappa Psi, American Marketing Association, and PRSSA.

 

 

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