Lauren Berger, ‘The Intern Queen,’ to speak at Quinnipiac Oct. 9

Lauren Berger, the CEO of InternQueen.com, addresses the audience at a previous visit to Quinnipiac University.

Lauren Berger, the CEO of InternQueen.com, will speak to students about finding internships and career opportunities on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 9:15-10 p.m. at Burt Kahn Court on Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel Campus. This event, part of the School of Business dean’s distinguished speaker series, is free and open to the public.

Berger will discuss how to find and apply for internships, offer resume review tips and discuss career-building skills. She will also discuss how she successfully secured internships and developed her popular website, InternQueen.com, in 2008.

Berger, who earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational business communications at the University of Central Florida, held 15 internships while she was an undergraduate. She completed internships at various companies, including NBC, Fox, MTV and BWR Public Relations.

Berger is number five on “Business Week’s” annual list of the 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs Under 25. She has spoken at 50 colleges and universities. Mobile Youth placed her in the top 10 Youth Marketing Minds of 2010.  She has also published the book, “All Work, No Pay: Building Your Resume, Making Connections and Gaining Job Experience,” in January 2012.

For more information, call 203-582-8652.


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