Internships are a critical part of the Gallatin experience—as is learning from Gallatin alumni! Hear from alums about their internship experiences, what key transferable skills they learned, and how they transitioned into the professional world. Learn best practices for online and in-person networking and get advice on how to stand out as an interdisciplinary candidate, bridging the gap from academics to non-classroom environments, building your resume/portfolio with meaningful and impactful work, and making the most of diverse professional opportunities while an undergraduate. Joining us will be alumni speakers who work in publishing, communications/media/journalism, fashion, the public service sector, and sustainability. Meet Diana Mendez, Gallatin’s liaison and career coach from the Wasserman Center for Career Development, who will share resources for finding internships online. Come with questions and an open mind!
Emily Parliman (BA ‘10) concentrated in “Cultural Interpretation and Intertextuality,” and minored in Art History. Academically, Emily was interested in art history, studio arts, media studies, and cultural history. Currently, she is a Senior Editor at the Listening Library for Penguin Random House, which is their children's audio imprint.
Megan Malloy (BA ‘14) concentrated in “American Literature and Political Theory,” and is interested in government, advocacy, nonprofit work, communications, media, and journalism. She is currently Director of Communications at the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller.
Olivia de Jesus (BA ‘16) concentrated in “Fashion as Visual Culture,” and was interested in fashion, retail, and 3D design. She is currently Senior Manager of Global Visual Merchandising at Marc Jacobs.
Parker Reposa (BA ‘19) concentrated in “Regenerative Business and Biomimetic Design,” and is interested in systems/design thinking, regeneration and agriculture, circular economy, waste/resource management, composting, social theory/cooperatives, futurism, and utopia studies. He is currently a Program Manager for the Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability at the Department of Sanitation of New York.
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