I was about six years old when I first learned what cancer was. My dad was watching a television show where one of the characters was being told that she had a tumor and that it was cancerous. I, being six, was unable to comprehend the idea and the ignorance of the subject lead to … Continue reading The optimistic realist
Let me start off by saying that I in no way consider myself a feminist. While some of my beliefs lean to the more "conservative" side, I also don't consider myself a "far right conservative." With that being said, take my personal experience as you wish. My first job was great at first. I got … Continue reading Why I thanked my sexist boss (and you should too.)
Being an intern for a social events coordinator covers anything and everything social event related. (but what does this mean…?) The realm of social events is broad. Sure, there are the big events that take place annually where a majority of money is made. What people do not realize is that social events also consist … Continue reading Defining Social Events
I've never experienced loss or illness before -- Guess I'm lucky for that. I decided to get married and leave home at 19, leaving behind my grandparents, my mother and my brother all whom I spent my entire life with. When I was 3, my parents separated, leaving my mother to move back in with … Continue reading The Six Letter Word
For the past two weeks, I have been working in Excel as well as their business data base. Since the non-profit has its next event in October, the brunt of my work consists mainly on working through business lists. Sponsors are important in many ways. Often times, its more than just a donation. Paper icons … Continue reading Sponsors, please.
Super weird that I started off like that, huh? I know...crazy. Despite being exhausted at the end of the day, it was a great experience that I would easily do over again. After that, I had a week off before officially starting due to the current interns leaving and transitioning out. It was a pretty … Continue reading First “Official” Week
Hold on to your butts because day three was rough. I woke up at 5:30AM because I was scheduled to be at the hotel from 8 AM-12 AM the following morning. I decided to wake up that early and do my makeup all nice and fancy, assuming that I wouldn't make it home again before … Continue reading Internship Day “3”
Day 2 consisted mainly of driving 45 minutes away to a super fancy hotel where the event would take place in less than 24 hours. (I definitely dressed more casually this time around) I took off of work that day because... ya know-- priorities. I got there around four to officially meet with the other … Continue reading Internship Day “2”
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