August 2013 — September 2013
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Graduated from the Medill School of Graduate Journalism at Northwestern University
Intern in the Goings On About Town section where duties include fact-checking for each subsection including music, theater, art, classical music/opera and film. Other duties include researching and updating event and film calendars; managing and organizing incoming invitations; assembling each issue the section's copy for further editing; various office tasks and other ad hoc assignments. Several small listing/reviews have been published within this section.
Assisted in accessory sample requests and check-ins and check-outs of accessories for editorial shoots. Duties included the maintenance of Vogue's closet, assisting on photo shoots as well as calling in credit information for editorial layouts and organizing schedules/itineraries. Gained knowledge on the making of fashion boards, the process of fittings and run throughs, and how to run an assistant's desk. Worked closely with Jewelry department, Men's Vogue department and Fashion departments as well as several head editors. Had chance to select clothing for online trend segments and was in charge of ordering certain accessories for a series of shoots. As well, was invited to work on several large shoots and cover shoots.
Helped professor research for his new novel and assisted in organizing and obtaining material for classes.
Managed product closet and wrote for the Nesting Blog of the online version of Cookie. Scouted new products as well as facilitated the Holiday Gift Guide photo shoot. Called in sample orders and went on product runs. Contacted clients and handled mailing and receiving of products. Worked closely with fashion and beauty departments. Performed clerical tasks and office work, while enhancing organizational and task management skills.
I was invited to shadow the employees and interns of Details Magazine. I was able to sit in on magazine editors brainstorm meeting, pitch ideas, and was able to help current interns with daily duties that included feature story research, fact checking and interview transcription.
Worked with writer on manuscript for current book "A Biography of Louisa May Alcott." Job included fact checking, searching for all available resources, citing facts in new book and creating a bibliography as well as organizing the manuscript.