Thursday, November 5, 2009

Get the Royal Reality on Internships from "The Intern Queen"

WHAT: Join the UIS Career Development Center and Student Government Association for a presentation by Lauren Berger “The Intern Queen”. This internship expert will teach students everything they need to know about how to find internships and make the most out of internship opportunities.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Brookens Auditorium on the lower level of Brookens Library at UIS

DETAILS: Called “The Intern Queen” because she completed 15 internships during her 4 years of college, Lauren Berger started her own intern company, Intern Queen Inc. in 2006, with the goal of raising internship awareness and connecting students with their future.

Lauren travels around the country speaking to schools about the importance of internships. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California where she actively pursues opportunities to help educate Students, Parents, Professors, and Employers about internships.

Berger was recently named one of BusinessWeek’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs 25 and Under. “The Intern Queen” has been featured in Business Week, E! News Online, New York Post, Chicago Public Radio, Young Money, and Seventeen magazine.

The UIS presentation will include a panel discussion featuring local businesses and their internship opportunities for students. The event will be presented via webcast and webinar for online students.

For more information contact Kristen Chenoweth, Career Development Center Communication Program Coordinator at 217/206-6501 or

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