Posts tagged "internships"

The Soapbox: Why You Shouldn’t Intern At Anthropologie

My relationship with Anthropologie is love-hate. I love the company’s handpicked, one-of-a-kind eclectic look. I hate the fact that my loving this stuff only underscores the fact that I am in no way unique and that I have been corporate-brainwashed just like the rest of you ladies who just can’t get enough pencil skirts, ruffled…
By: Melissa Petro / September 20, 2012

Super Intern Gets 47 Job Offers, Makes Everyone Else Look Bad

When Maeghan Smulders, a 24-year-old from Calgary, graduated from college last June, she had 29 job offers (yep, you read that right: twenty-nine). Did she choose the best one and start working her way up the corporate ladder? Of course not! She was convinced she could find something better, so she launched a "speed interning"…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 4, 2012

Morning Quickies: “Black Swan” Interns Sue Over Unpaid Coffee-Fetching

Two interns who worked on the movie "Black Swan" are suing Fox Searchlight Pictures because they don't believe their coffee-fetching and lunch order-taking qualified as "educational" enough to justify labor laws about unpaid internships. [New York Times] In honor of Banned Books Week, check out the women authors and books for young wome…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2011

Who Wants To Intern For Charlie Sheen?

File this under "people sure are crazy." On Monday, Charlie Sheen tweeted, "I'm looking to hire a #winning INTERN with #TigerBlood… we want you on #TeamSheen as our social media #TigerBloodIntern!" Sheen asked interested parties to write a 75-word essay (which, really, is that an essay?) to be considered for the gig. Forty-eight hour…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 10, 2011

Lady Gaga Wants To Be A Fashion Intern

Not content to wait for a closet full of insane headware to be delivered, Lady Gaga wants to DIY a few. A rep for Philip Treacy, who has designed hats for everyone from Alexander McQueen to Valentino and Dior, told British Vogue that "the [internship] request came through…
By: Lily Q / May 18, 2010

Style Buzz: The $42,500 Vogue Internship and Marc’s Matching Tats

Designer auction site OohILove may have gotten around Louis Vuitton's infamous No Sales Ever mandate. Or else the bags they're calling authentic are counterfeit. [Styleite] Prepare for the fashion orgy that is the Met Gala by looking over outfits from Met Galas gone by. [FabSugar] A week-long internship at Vogue just…
By: Lily Q / May 1, 2010

How Much Would You Pay To Intern At Vogue?

Desperate for a fashion internship? Daddy ready to shell out a few dollars to help you get your foot in the door? Then get to bidding, because charitybuzz has a very special offering, all thanks to the queen of fashion. With a generous donation to the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, you'll be…
By: Bianca Posterli / April 11, 2010

Donna Karan Auctions Off Internships To Rich Kids

You've got five more days to pay $3,000 for a week-long internship in Donna Karan's PR department, get going! If that sentence sounded a little off to you, you're not alone. Designer Donna Karan is auctioning off a short-term internship and we find that a little gross, elitist, etc. The only…
By: Lily Q / March 26, 2010

Interns Behaving Badly

I felt a swell of pride when I heard about an intern at Grazia magazine after my own heart. This young genius, who was sent out regularly to buy fat-free lattes for the beauty department, revealed a little secret on her last day at the magazine. She had been buying them full-fat lattes all along.
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 22, 2009

Want An Elle Internship? Put “Homeless” On Your Resume!

Maybe sleeping in the doorway is the best way to get your foot in the door? It worked for Bri, a blogger who was living in a Wal-Mart parking lot. A few months back, she auditioned for a reality show for aspiring advice columnists where the winner would receive an internship at Elle with…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 25, 2009