August Favorites

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August is a very bittersweet month as summer ends and school begins. This year was particularly unique for me as I celebrated my 21st birthday and I am going back to school for the last time as this is my senior year. I cannot believe how fast my time at college has flown by.  Make sure to stay tuned to #offdutyonstyle to see all of my adventures as I conclude my college career, but for now here are my August favorites!

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Internships: My Tips and Secrets

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If you’ve been following along closely then you saw that last week I did a post about tips on navigating New York and living in the city (see that post here). However, I wanted to do a separate post about internships in general. I am a huge believer in the importance of internships, I am a campus ambassador for the Intern Queen, Lauren Berger, who famously had 15 internships in college. She’ll tell you herself that no one needs that many, but that it is critical to have at least two. Internships are great because they give you a chance to see what jobs are available in more of a real-world setting than a classroom. Continue reading

Lessons Learned: My NYC Summer

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After spending over two months in New York City, I have learned a lot about both myself and the city. I came to New York not really scared honestly, but more just nervous. What if I didn’t fit in the city like I thought I would? What if I find out this all isn’t for me and I have to start over? Luckily, both of these were quickly proven wrong. For those of you considering moving or having an extended visit to NYC, here are some things that I learned based on my experience.

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