Internship Lessons from Dr. Seuss

The first month at Affect has flown by!  There hasn’t been a day that I don’t have numerous “pinch me I must be dreaming” moments.   The thrill of being chosen as the winner of “The New York Internship Project” has not gone away, and honestly, I don’t think it ever will. Since this is my first post for the Affect blog, I thought it would only be fitting to make it a Dr. Seuss theme, considering it was the theme I used for my NYIP entry. A few years ago, one of my college professors Read more […]

A Peek Inside a PR Office

Hi TechAffect readers! I’m Katie Koenig, Affect’s newest hire! I was asked to write this blog post to show all NYIP entrants, voters, friends and family a glimpse into our wonderful office. I am currently one of Affect’s PR & Social Media interns and have been here since September 2011. I have loved interning at Affect and am thrilled to continue on as a full time Assistant Account Executive starting this May. Read on to see what it’s like at the Affect office! When you’re finally Read more […]

Eight Interns Give Four Rules for Companies on Twitter

This summer I’m living at Educational Housing Services, which means I’m living in a building with other summer interns who work in various industries. Among my group of friends there are people who work for financial planners, fashion designers, hospitals, publishing companies and restaurants. Recently we had a family style meal in our communal kitchen and took turns debriefing our days. I was talking about my day when I was asked, “Pat, I get why a company publicizes themselves, but why do Read more […]

The New York Intern Project is LIVE!

Today, we’ve got some exciting news for college students out there looking for a fantastic summer internship in New York City. Affect Strategies and Strutta, have launched The New York Intern Project, a contest to find our next summer intern! Working with Strutta, an interactive promotions company offering an intuitive contest builder that enables businesses to manage fully branded online contests, we are calling for all applicants to get creative, think big and use social media to land a sweet Read more […]