The summer before senior year of college is no joke when it comes to your career. Not that any other summer is either, but it’s a pivotal point when preparing for your post-grad future.
For some undergraduate students, this internship may result in a job offer. This typically applies to students going into finance, consulting, accounting, and even engineering. In my field of marketing, it’s usually more about experience and connections.
I had a few companies in mind when I began my internship search in September. My #1 goal was to work at Jellyvision as their marketing intern because of their strong branding, great product, and impressive growth.
They’re known for ALEX, a communications software that helps people make smarter financial decisions when it comes to benefits, leave of absence, and more. They’re ranked high on lists of best places to work in Chicago, high growth companies, and have a female CEO. Since I want to work in tech startups and even be an entrepreneur one day, Jellyvision was a no-brainer for me.[Read more…]