True Life: The Interns!

You read our blog posts, contemplate our words, and wait anxiously for our next post, but do you have any idea who we are? Today we thought it would be a good idea to introduce the people behind the writing. So here are some fast and fun facts about the interns who have the honor of being Vanguardians for the summer.

Lindsey Clark is a rising junior at Denison University and is a double major in economics and English (creative writing).  She works for her school’s literary magazine and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity on the weekends. In the summer, she enjoys baking any kind of dessert (especially lemon bars) and surfing on Long Island. After graduation, Lindsey is interested in pursuing a career in journalism and is open to anything and everything related to writing.

As the production intern, Lindsey has been focused on understanding and helping with all steps of the production process, from starting with an idea to making it a reality. She has assisted on a range of internal projects that have made use of her organizational skills.

Liz Baron is a rising senior at Gettysburg College majoring in organizational management studies. On campus, she serves as a captain of Gettysburg’s field hockey team and is also a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Besides school, sports, and sorority life, Liz enjoys simply relaxing with friends and family and spending time outdoors. After graduating in May 2014, she hopes to pursue a career in marketing.

As the marketing intern, Liz has supported Vanguard Direct’s marketing programs, with an emphasis on its various social media channels. She has worked with the marketing coordinator and director to facilitate day-to-day and long-term projects. She has become familiar with SEO tagging, written multiple blog posts for Utterly Orange, and has learned a lot about current marketing practices.

MinJi Kim is a rising senior at Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi) majoring in general studies and minoring in business administration, international studies, and psychology. On campus, she is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and volunteers for Global Ambassador After school and work, she enjoys working out and watching any kind of famous movie. After graduation, she is interested in pursuing a career in business administration.

As the digital intern, MinJi has been focused on digital trends through competitive analyses and has been involved in internal digital projects for Vanguard Direct. She has become familiar with apps’ and websites’ content, different platforms, and social media and has learned about various companies’ current digital practices.

We hope our posts will mean a little more now that you know a bit about us, the lovely ladies who have been sharing our Vanguard experience with you.

Author: Lindsey Clark, Liz Baron, and MinJi Kim

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