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How to Get Involved in the Events Industry as a College Student

As a college student interested in event planning, you may feel you must wait until after graduation to start your career in the events industry, but that’s not true! Here are five (5) strategic ways to immerse yourself in the events industry as a college student. 1. Join Event Industry Groups on Your College Campus…

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Five Things I Learned About Being a College Athlete That Helped Me Succeed in Event Planning

Moving from the soccer field to the office, I never expected the lessons I learned as a student athlete to apply to my internship. The skills that I developed on the field starting when I was first learning to play at age five or six have carried with me into my professional development in the…

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Discover the experience… Seriously

Previous internship experience is one of the great assets you can have when you begin job searching after graduation. It shows potential employers that you have hands-on experience in your field of study, that you are capable of being a member of a professional team, and that you have made an effort to get a feel for what a professional work environment is like before you enter the “real world.”  Fortunately, I attend a school, Endicott College, in Beverly, Mass, that stresses the importance of gaining experience in the field that you are majoring in during undergraduate years.

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From College to Knowledge: Finding Your Passion

After watching the Olympics, I couldn’t help but feel inspired. I felt inspired to finish school and enter the workforce with a sense of purpose. I felt inspired to make a difference. As I listened to athlete after athlete talk about their journey to London, all I could think about was finding my passion. Each athlete competes for reasons far beyond winning a gold medal. They compete for the love of the game, and this is where their passion comes from. Now you may not be an Olympian, but I’m betting there’s still something academic that spikes your interest.

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