Category Archives: fashion internships

A Published Novel by a Former Student

    One of our greatest pleasures is to see what our former students have accomplished over the years. Keeping in touch on LinkedIn has kept us updated as they experience college and start their careers.   When Hannah was in high school we placed her on two internships: one for esteemed Fashion Designer Daniela […]

Startup Internships: Are You Ready To Join One Of These Exciting Companies?

  What could be more exciting than interning at a really cool company with really bright young employees?  If you are a fan of Twitter, SnapChat or Vine or watch pitches on Shark Tank, you may have what it takes to join an exciting startup in Boston.       A startup summer internship would […]

Recognizing the Value: Visiting Our Students During Their Internships

  One of the most rewarding components of our program is the on-site visits to our students. Their worksites include everything from tall high rises in the financial district, quaint brick buildings on the Boston waterfront to high tech business accelerators in Back Bay, Kendall Square and Downtown Crossing.       Parents often tell […]

6 Tips on Asking for a Letter of Recommendation

  Whether on a job or internship, asking for a letter of recommendation is one of the most stressful but important tasks. Students in our program tell us that they use their letters for many years to come.   Here are a few helpful tips:   1. Ask your immediate supervisor, the person who you […]

Surprises Await When You Interview Your Workplace Mentor

  In our School-to-Career program, we encourage our students to interview a key person at work. Students tell us that this experience is one of the highlights of their summer experience. Whether you are on an internship or just starting your first job, interviewing a mentor can be a very beneficial exercise.                                       How […]

15 Guidelines For Interns To Achieve Professionalism In The Workplace

Here are 15 helpful guidelines for interns who want to achieve high levels of professionalism in the workplace:   1. Most important- Always be on time! In an emergency, call if late.   2. Dress in a professional manner. • Ask your mentor what’s appropriate for the office.   3. Develop a good relationship with […]

3 Types of Girls, 3 Types of Fashion Internships

We often hear from teenage girls who dream about an internship in fashion. Fashion internships can involve a multitude of experiences, so as we meet with individual students, we try to identify the type of experience that would best match their skills and particular interests.   Hannah     Hannah was passionate about writing and […]

Case Study: Camila and Claudia from Puerto Rico

The Introduction   It was so interesting to Skype with Camila and Claudia Gonzalez and their parents. The family had been referred to the Internship Connection Program for Entrepreneurship by Babson College. The girls are twin sisters, coming from a private school in Guaynabo, P.R., who had been accepted to Babson as January freshman. “J-frosh” […]

It’s not too late for a Boston Summer Internship!

Internship Connection has had a very busy spring and we have just about placed all of our students. We have recently been approached by some very exciting companies on the Boston waterfront in the Innovation District who would love interns from our program. If you are a high school or college student interested in start-ups, […]

New York High School Students make a Splash on their Summer Internships!

Congratulations to Evan Attipoe, Mt. Vernon, NY and Sophie Nir from Manhattan who started their career paths through their summer internships in marketing and fashion. Evan’s objective was to gain exposure to the field of marketing and digital media. We helped Evan create a resume and prepare for a workplace interview that emphasized his interest […]