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Welcome David!

Say Hello to Our Newest Addition- David Ambrose!

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It’s about that time again, fall semester has started and there’s a chill in the air… who are we kidding this is San Diego. But back to that part about fall semester starting, it can only mean one thing… we’re gearing up again for another great semester with a new intern! Digital Operative is pretty pumped to welcome David to the team! He’ll be working with the sales team, learning the in’s and out’s of business development and all that jazz. Anyway, since no one know’s David like David does, we’re going to let him tell you a little bit more about himself. Take it away, Dave!

Welcome Fall Intern!

Hey everyone! My name is David Ambrose and I am the new Business Development and Revenue intern here at DO. I grew up just outside of Sacramento and moved down after high school about 4 years ago. I currently am a senior at San Diego State University studying International Economics. When I’m not working here at DO or at school you can either find me hanging out with some friends at the beach or at my second job, driving for Uber. So if you ever get me as your driver, make sure to give me a five star!

  1. Where do you go to School? What is your Major: I am in my senior year at San Diego State University and I am studying International Economics.
  2. When do you plan on graduating: I plan on graduating in May 2017!
  3. How did you hear about Digital Operative: It may sound a little weird but I drive for Uber and this summer I picked up one of your old interns, Kalah Siegel, and she was telling me all about how awesome you guys were and what an amazing atmosphere it is while working here.
  4. What do you hope to learn from your internship: Jonathan said that in this internship, “I am going to learn about life.” So I am curious as to what he has planned for me.  I do hope that I can improve my sales communication skills and develop more confidence in dealing with rejections. I really want to take in all that this position has to offer.
  5. What do you hope to do after completing your internship and graduating from college: I have always been involved in sports and I have a lot of connections with some major sports corporations in Los Angeles. Knowing that I can somehow get my foot in the door, one of my long term goals has always been to become a sports agent. Jerry MaGuire and Ari Gold have been some of my favorite characters on TV so hopefully one day I will be like them.
  6. One week down, how are you feeling about your internship thus far: So far the experience has been amazing. It has been fun getting to feel everyone out and see how everyone works. The relaxed atmosphere really helps to loosen the first week jitters.
  7. Tell us something interesting about yourself: I’ve bungee jumped and skydived but I have never jumped off the high dive at the community pool.
  8. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be:I think being a monster truck driver would be pretty fun.  
  9. How do you take your coffee: I actually don’t drink coffee. Can’t stand the taste.
  10. Fun fact about yourself: One fun fact about myself, is that I am the same height as I was in sixth grade.
  11. What would you sing at Karaoke night: Believe by Cher
  12. Do you have a nickname, what is it: I actually don’t have a nickname but I am sure I’ll be open to any if you guys want to throw one at me.
  13. What was your favorite childhood injury: My favorite childhood injury was when I smashed my growth plate in my knee. I got to roll around school in a wheelchair and learned some pretty cool tricks in it.
  14. Name the movie title for the story of your life: Dazed and Confused
  15. Which store (online or brick and mortar) would you like to max out your credit card: I could probably max out my credit card at either Tilly’s or Express
  16. iPhone or Android: I’ve always been an Apple guy
  17. Favorite phone app: My favorite phone app is probably UberEats. It’s pretty sweet that we can summon some stranger online to come bring food to our house nowadays
  18. Something you say frequently: “Alright, alright, alright.” – Matthew McConaughey
  19. Favorite thing to do on a Saturday: On Saturdays you could either find me at the beach or just laying low watching TV
  20. Cats or Dogs: Oh dogs for sure!
  21. If you had an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be: I would love to have an unlimited storage of acai bowls

If you’re interested in an internship with Digital Operative feel free to check out our website for more info. Catch ya later!

Welcome Sulochana Marpadga

Say Hello to Our Intern- Sulochana Marpadga

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Alright, intern number 2 coming in hot! Digital Operative is pumped to make another introduction, Sulochana Marpadga is another intern who will be diving into all things marketing this summer and the team is stoked to have her! She comes to us from the far off land of Upland, CA and we’re pretty sure she’s excited to escape the heat of the Inland Empire and chill with a few cool digital marketers, puns intended. So without further ado…

Welcome Summer Interns!

Hi everyone! My name is Sulochana and I am the current social media intern here at Digital Operative. I was born in Missouri but my parents thankfully decided that the midwest wasn’t the place for them and we moved to the LA area when I was around 3 years old. I’m going to be a senior at UCSD in the fall and I’m super excited to be here!

  1. Where do you go to School? What is your Major: I currently go to UC San Diego where I am a human development and psychology major.
  2. When do you plan on graduating: June 2017!
  3. How did you hear about Digital Operative: I was looking up marketing internships for the summer and DO really stuck out to me because of its company mission and culture! So I’m really glad to have ended up here.
  4. What do you hope to learn from your internship: I hope to learn the ins and outs of social media and content marketing in a different environment from what I have known before and to just make the most out of every opportunity I get here.
  5. What do you hope to do after completing your internship and graduating from college: That’s a great question which I should probably stop avoiding. Ideally, I want to end up with a full time job in marketing and maybe get my MBA in a few years, but we’ll see where life decides to take me in a year!
  6. Tell us something interesting about yourself: I failed my first driver’s license test by blocking an entire intersection two minutes into the test. When I went to retake it, I got the same guy as the first time and he just laughed and walked away to ask for someone else to test me. (Don’t worry, I have my license now and I am a great driver.)
  7. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be: Something that involves puppies at every minute of the day.
  8. How do you take your coffee: Iced, no matter what.
  9. Fun fact about yourself: I can rap the lyrics to almost every Drake song.
  10. What would you sing at Karaoke night: The entire Shrek soundtrack.
  11. Do you have a nickname, what is it: “Suloch,” as coined by my high school and college friends. Also “Cheese Girl,” which warrants a long and embarrassing story.
  12. What was your favorite childhood injury: Getting a permanent scar on my leg from tripping while getting out of the shower.
  13. Name the movie title for the story of your life: Girl Attempts to Merely Exist without Disturbance, But Life Has Other Plans
  14. Which store (online or brick and mortar) would you like to max out your credit card: Target. All day every day.
  15. Can you play any instruments: I played clarinet very briefly in elementary school after being inspired by Squidward, but that ended quickly.
Welcome Kate Dodge

Say Hello to Our Summer Intern- Kate Dodge

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Well it’s about that time, summer is here and we’re kicking another season off with some great interns! Digital Operative is stoked to announce Kate Dodge as one of our marketing interns, she’s a rare San Diego native and is pumped to be home for the summer. While I could spend time talking her up I’m going to let Kate take the floor…

Welcome Summer Interns!

Hey, everyone! My name is Kate Dodge and super excited to work for Digital Operative as a marketing intern this summer. I’ve grown up in San Diego my whole life, and I actually live right up the street from the office. I currently go to school in Ohio, but trust me, I’ll be back in San Diego right after graduation. Real winters are just not for me! In my spare time, I love to cook and binge watch series on Netflix. But while I’m here, I can’t wait to learn as much as I can about digital marketing!

  1. Where do you go to School? What is your Major: I go to school at Miami University in Oxford Ohio… and trust me, I’m so happy to be back in San Diego! I am in the business school majoring in Marketing and minoring in management in leadership.
  2. When do you plan on graduating: I am graduating in the spring of 2017… So only one more year until the real world! Not sure how I feel about that yet.
  3. How did you hear about Digital Operative: I was looking up digital marketing internships in San Diego and came upon DO. After looking into the company, I couldn’t help but want to intern! Company culture is so important to me, and DO has such a great work atmosphere! And who could turn pass up working with dogs running around the office?
  4. What do you hope to learn from your internship: As much as I possibly can! I just took a class last semester that dove into various areas of digital marketing, and I LOVED it. I can’t wait to figure out what area(s) I enjoy the most and focus my skills in those areas.
  5. What do you hope to do after completing your internship and graduating from college: I hope to have a greater understanding of digital marketing and take that and run with it! Ideally, I would love to have a job right out of college. So if you’re looking to hire… (hehe)
  6. Tell us something interesting about yourself: I’ve been a vegetarian since 5th grade… and it all started out as a competition with my friend. Guess who won? (Hint: it was me)
  7. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be: I can’t say I know what job it would be, but it would definitely involve traveling around the world!
  8. How do you take your coffee: Gross! Ice tea, please!
  9. Favorite thing to do on a Saturday: If I’m not hanging out with my friends, I’ll be watching Netflix with my dog. Both options are ideal.
  10. Cats or Dogs: Dogs, definitely dogs.
  11. What would you sing at Karaoke night: Oh, this is a hard one! After careful consideration I’m going to swallow my pride and go with the Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way.” But I could also easily pick “Girls Just Want To Have Fun!” It would probably be a game time decision.
  12. If you had an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be: Pictures. I’m always running out of storage on my phone because I take too many.
  13. What was your favorite childhood injury: I don’t have any cool injuries… I broke my thumb playing volleyball and had to get surgery. That wasn’t exciting though.
  14. Which store (online or brick and mortar) would you like to max out your credit card: Free People
  15. Can you play any instruments: I use to play guitar, but I was never any good. My teacher even fired me as a student. Oops!
Meet the Intern

Meet One of Digital Operative’s Interns: Aaron Pham

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Meet Aaron Pham!

DO is really excited to introduce our most recent Strategy intern, Aaron Pham! He’s be gracing the strategy team with his presence for the last 5 weeks. Aaron has been awesome to work with and we wanted you to get to know him a little better… So without further ado, let’s get to know Aaron!

What’s up! My name is Aaron Pham and I am the current strategy intern at Digital Operative. I was born in Fountain Valley and raised in Lake Forest (which is in Orange County, for those who don’t know) up until I moved to San Diego to attend UCSD. Whenever I’m not here at DO, you can probably find me at hip hop dance practice, cooking, and occasionally scouring through Netflix or playing games. I also really appreciate art and outdoor activities. I plan on grabbing a scuba license soon, so if anyone knows some great spots, feel free to hit me up!

  • Where did you go to School? I am currently attending my last year at University of California, San Diego as an economics major, accounting minor. Things are about to get real, but I’m excited (and ready) for the challenges of post-grad life.
  • How did you hear about Digital Operative? I actually heard about Digital Operative from a former intern, Andrew Kang! We were both on the same dance team and the same advertising organization (Adwave). At the time, I was just getting my feet wet in advertising, but after researching basically every agency in San Diego, Digital Operative seemed the most interesting. So I ran with it!
  • What do you hope to learn from your internship? Oh man, I don’t even know where to start. There’s so much I want to learn! From Google analytics to social listening to usability testing. With these last few weeks, I hope to be a sponge and just absorb everything anyone has to say.
  • 5 weeks down – 11 to go……How do you as you reach the halfway mark of your internship? I feel great! I’ve learned a lot these past 5 weeks and I’m sure there’s still tons to learn in these last 7. I really love the culture here at DO. Everyone is really nice and it’s always fun (especially with all the dogs running around).
  • What do you hope to do after completing your internship? After completing my short time here at Digital Operative, I hope to continue my growth in strategy and planning. I would love to move to LA or NY and work as a planner and maybe become a strategy planning director one day!
  • What’s your favorite part about coming into the DO office? Everything about it, from the culture to the people, to the dogs. I really enjoy interning here!
  • Tell us something interesting about yourself? I am obsessed with Game of Thrones.

Digital Operative is stoked to have Aaron on board! If anyone is interested in any of our internships please check out our careers page for additional information.

Digital Operative Marketing Intern

Meet Digital Operative’s New Intern: Erik Sena

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Meet Erik Sena!

DO is really excited to welcome our newest addition to the intern ranks, Erik Sena, he’ll be gracing the marketing team with his presence for the next 10 weeks. So without further ado, let’s see what Erik’s about!

What’s up, everyone! My name is Erik Sena, and I’m the new social media/content intern here at Digital Operative. I was born in Long Beach, grew up in LA for about the first five years of my life then relocated to sunny San Diego. When I’m not busy trying to usurp DJ Khaled from his social media throne, you could probably find me at home watching every film in the Criterion Collection, cutting up vinyl records on my trusty Stanton turntables or dropping verses over 90s rap instrumentals. So at this point, you’re probably wondering, “You must love Hip Hop, huh?” And yes, that’s correct. But do I foresee inking a record deal sometime in the near future? Probably not.

  • Where did you go to School? I’m currently in my last semester at San Diego State University (go Aztecs!) as an advertising major. I’m looking forward to graduation and am super excited for what’s to come.
  • How did you hear about Digital Operative? Back in the day—when I was still a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed freshman—I researched pretty much every marketing shop I could find within San Diego. Digital Operative was one of the agencies that stood out to me because of its awesome culture and impressive range of clients. I never had the opportunity to apply because I wasn’t eligible for school credit, but now I am and couldn’t be more stoked!
  • What do you hope to learn from your internship? Anything and everything: the ins-and-outs of agency life, what makes for great content, SEO best practices—literally any nugget of information I can get my hands on! I just want to be a receptacle of knowledge and keep my mind open to the wise advice that every team member has to offer. 12 weeks is a short time, but I definitely plan to make the most of it.
  • 1 week down – 11 to go……How do you feel after your first week of interning? I feel amazing. It’s been a while since I interned for an agency, so it’s great to finally get back into the swing of things. I forgot just how much I missed agency life until now. So far, it’s been pretty rad. I have yet to encounter one dull day here at the office. If a pack of dogs isn’t running through legs and under tables, someone is riding a scooter around nonchalantly. With that dynamicism comes a fast-paced environment, but I’m ready for things to pick up!
  • What do you hope to do after completing your internship? After completing my brief stint here at DO, I hope to (and plan on) continuing the cycle of growth and development. Career-wise, I’d love to be a copywriter or content marketer at an agency and work my way up the ladder to become a creative director. Ideally, my ultimate goal is to start an agency of my own, so hopefully this isn’t the last you’ll hear of me! And, if things pan out, maybe—just maybe—I can finally get that sweet record deal I’ve always dreamt of.
  • Tell us something interesting about yourself? I don’t know how to ride a bike. But at the same time, I’ve never broken a bone in my body, so there’s probably some correlation there. Personally, I think I’ll just stick to driving cars and riding skateboards.

Digital Operative is stoked to have Erik on board! If anyone is interested in any of our internships please check out our careers page for additional information.

Danielle Protzeller

Our Newest Intern is a Native San Diegan, Welcome Danielle

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It’s that time again where we tap into our series, “12 weeks – what it’s really like to intern for a digital agency”  and welcome our next class of digital interns. Over the course of the next 12 weeks we will focus on bringing you a fresh perspective from our Strategy, Marketing and Design interns on what it’s really like to intern at a digital agency. To start we will focus on DO’s Digital Marketing Intern, Danielle Protzeller.

I am Danielle Protzeller and I am the Digital Marketing Intern at Digital Operative. I am from Carlsbad which is about 30 minutes north, apparently I’m not ready to leave southern California yet. When I am not drowning in school work I enjoy doing gymnastics, hiking with friends, and our new recent obsession is playing Super Smash Brothers. I am also an Honor Board social standards member in my sorority!

  • Where do you go to School? What is your Major? When do you plan on graduating?
    Currently I am a senior at University of California, San Diego (go Tritons), majoring in communication, minoring in business with an emphasis in marketing, and I am planning on graduating this spring, wish me luck.
  • How did you hear about Digital Operative?
    All of my information comes from either Reddit or Google and I was searching Google for the top marketing agencies in San Diego, the screen went blank and “DIGITAL OPERATIVE” flashed on the screen. But seriously, I was Google searching and I was scanning DO’s site and the pet friendly icon immediately sold me and I had to apply.
  • What do you hope to learn from your internship?
    I want to eventually work in a digital marketing agency, so learning how an agency as a whole works and being in this environment is already a great start. I have a strange fascination with SEO so learning about successful SEO and anything content marketing related is something I hope I get to work closely with.
  • 1 week down – 11 to go……How do you feel after your first week of interning?
    Honestly it has been more than I hoped for an expected. Nikki has been great to work with, she has given me so much responsibility already which is something you don’t expect as an intern but is greatly appreciated! I am excited to work more with Alvaro and Kalah has also been so much fun to work with.
  • What do you hope to do after completing your internship and graduating from college?
    I have always wanted to go to Germany so I hope I am able to travel after I graduate. I know I want to work in marketing, so hopefully I land an internship or potentially a job with a marketing agency!
  • Tell us something interesting about yourself?
    I have a lowkey sci-fi addiction. I have watched Game of Thrones multiple times and am currently reading the books. I have a GoT calendar and a Lord of the Rings poster all in a designated corner in my room.
Kevin Nguyen

Another Intern Has Arrived — Welcome, Kevin!

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It’s that time again where we tap into our series, “12 weeks – what it’s really like to intern for a digital agency”  and welcome our next class of digital interns. Over the course of the next 12 weeks we will focus on bringing you a fresh perspective from our Strategy, Marketing and Design interns on what it’s really like to intern at a digital agency. To start we will focus on DO’s Strategy Intern, Kevin Nguyen.

Hi! My name is Kevin Nguyen and I am the new Strategy intern here at DO. I am originally from Washington (Go Seahawks), but since I’ve lived here for more than 15 years I consider myself a San Diegan. I am a soccer, basketball, and football fanatic, but when the sun shines you can normally find me in Pacific Beach playing beach volleyball. When the sun sets, I can be found on the streets of PB or on my couch watching television shows and live sporting events.

  • Where do you go to School? What is your Major? When do you plan on graduating?

I am currently finishing my final semester at San Diego State, where I am studying advertising.

  • How did you hear about Digital Operative?

I was researching San Diego agencies that offered strategy internships with the goal of surrounding myself in an environment that would allow me to learn relevant skills to further my professional development. DO seemed like the best place to do this, so I applied!

  • What do you hope to learn from your internship?

I’d like to learn more about branding, conducting research for clients, consumer behavior, trend analysis, and client engagement.

  • 1 week down – 11 to go……How do you feel after your first week of interning?

I feel excited! In such a short amount of time, Eric and Steven have already given me valuable knowledge and work experience. They’ve tasked me with interesting projects and have been great at answering any questions that I’ve had.

  • What do you hope to do after completing your internship and graduating from college?

I am very interested in working with clients and am looking to apply to agencies that offer entry-level account management positions. Ideally, I would like to retire as an Account Executive who has handled many high-level and unique clients.

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself?

Jimmy Fallon is my hero, I was Vice President of my fraternity at San Diego State, I can hold my breath underwater for more than 3 minutes, and I eat In-N-Out for dinner about 3-4 times a week.

Inter-bye - Alina

Another One Down — Goodbye, Alina

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It’s that time again, when we say goodbye to another intern and wish them well as they embark on the new adventures that are in-front of them. In this post, we will recap Alina’s experience with DO. She started 12 weeks ago  and wrote about what she hoped to achieve in our series, 12 weeks – what it’s really like to intern for a digital agency. We asked Alina to answer a few questions about her experience and this is what she had to say:

How would you define Strategy? and how was your role crucial to the success of the Agency?

Strategy is all about obtaining the right information one needs to build the story about and around the customers. My roll was crucial to the success of the agency because I worked to build multiple stories so the strategy team could back up their reasoning as to why their recommendations were important. It was great to see the whole process unfold.

Who were your mentors at DO and How did you like working with them?

My Mentors were Eric & Steven and I can’t express enough how much I loved working with them.

What did you learn from your internship?

I learned not only how to juggle multiple projects, but to be a better and more efficient researcher. A huge part of the strategy department is obtaining information that you know you need but have no idea how to find it. It’s a challenge that I enjoyed taking on and definitely mastered much needed skills that will help me in the future.

You’re finished……How do you feel about completing your internship?

It’s bittersweet! I’m excited to move forward in life but I am quite sad to be leaving and I will miss all of the people, the work, the treats, bagel friday and of course the cute pups.

Do you still want to go down the same career path after you graduate? Why/Why not?

Definitely. I love agency life and want to get a job at one asap!

What was your favorite part about working with DO?

I loved all the things that I learned, which was on a daily basis thanks to Eric and Steven. Every day was different and I was able to pack in good variety of projects that reminded me why I entered this industry in the first place.

Would you recommend the internship program to your classmates?

Highly. This internship is extremely hands-on. DO not only taught me more about what agency life was like, it gave me so many various types of experiences. A lot of people assume that it’s important to get any job that will hire you out of college but it’s also important to find a place where you know you will grow and learn as much as possible and I am so thankful for all that I learned and experienced at DO.

What were a few of your favorite memories while interning for DO?

Halloween was a blast, I tried my best to win! Everyone dressed up it was really fun. I also loved the holiday party. I was able to help Shannon with the DOey awards and that was really great to see the whole process unfold. And last, just the day to day things I will miss the most. Walking into the office and saying hello to everyone and then starting on my next project was the most rewarding of the whole experience. I already miss it!

 

Seth Lafon

Good Riddance – Now Get Out There And Get A Job, You College Grad!

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Unfortunately it’s that time of year again and we have to say “see you later”, to our digital marketing intern. In this post, we will recap Seth’s experience with DO. He started 12 weeks ago  and wrote about what he hoped to achieve in our series, 12 weeks – what it’s really like to intern for a digital agency. We asked Seth to answer a few questions about his experience and this is what he had to say:

For the past 12 weeks had the incredible opportunity of being the Digital Marketing Intern for Digital Operative. I got to work with Nikki and Alvaro who head the marketing team at here at DO. I was able to learn and contribute to the team on various projects throughout the duration of my internship.

1. How would you define Digital Marketing? and how was your role crucial to the success of the Agency?

I would define Digital Marketing as the reach and connection to an audience through digital platforms. My role was crucial in the sense that I researched and curated original content for clients to help reach their audience through authenticity.

2. Who were your mentors at DO and How did you like working with them?

Alvaro and Nikki were my mentors and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better. They were both helpful in giving me direction but at the same time gave me the freedom to put my own touch in the projects, which was really refreshing.

3. What did you learn from your internship?

I learned how to implement SEO in PPC campaigns. I also was exposed to Google Adwords and Google Analytics and why they are so important in the world of Digital Marketing.

4. You’re finished……How do you feel about completing your internship?

I enjoyed my internship at DO so much! I feel like I am definitely leaving more prepared than when I first came to Digital Operative!

5. Do you still want to go down the same career path after you graduate? Why/Why not?

I love advertising! It doesn’t matter if it’s with a small, medium or big agency, I just really love the work this industry does along with the culture that comes with it.

6. What was your favorite part about working with DO?

The people by far! I just want to give a big shutout to BJ, Alvaro, Nikki, Mandy, Barbie, Thiago, Brad, Even, Greco, Jessica, Casey, Steven, Eric, Shannon and the interns I worked with! And everyone else at DO! The people here are definitely the reason to this agency’s success and I am looking forward to seeing what this agency is capable of as it continues to grow.

7. Would you recommend the internship program to your classmates?

Absolutely! This is a great place to intern, the people are awesome and you will most certainly learn a thing or two.

8. What were a few of your favorite memories while interning for DO?

Some of my favorite memories were torturing the elf on the shelf. The conversations between the marketing team and Greco. But really, My favorite memory is a toss up between the holiday Christmas party and the epic nerf gun battles that happen at an undisclosed location aka the office. Thanks for the memories DO!

Good Luck Seth – We’re rooting for you in your new digital endeavors. 

Alyssa Aguilar

Why Did Her Internship Come To An End So Quickly?

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Unfortunately it’s that time of year again and we have to say “see you later”, or Social <Media Intern finished her internship right before Christmas and is on to other adventures and learning experiences.  In this post, we will recap Alyssa’s experience with DO. She started 12 weeks ago  and wrote about what she hoped to achieve in our series, 12 weeks – what it’s really like to intern for a digital agency. We asked Alyssa to answer a few questions about her experience and this is what she had to say:

Wait no…it’s over already?! (insert sad emoji face) My time here at DO as a Social Media Intern has been everything I thought it would be and so much more! I am very grateful for such an opportunity. Sad that my journey as an intern has ended, but definitely cherishing all the memories and taking all the knowledge with me!

1. How would you define Digital Marketing? and how was your role crucial to the success of the Agency?

Digital Marketing to me is connecting and creating customer relationships along all digital channels – whether it be the blog, social media or website. I was the social media intern and my duties were to create content for the blog, handle the social media platforms, brainstorm in meetings for marketing campaigns, and everything in between.

2. Who were your mentors at DO and How did you like working with them?

I’ve learned and taken something from everyone that works at DO, and of course Nikki. She’s passionate about marketing, and great at what she does — I was really lucky to shadow her work and have her as a mentor. How did I like working with her? I loved it! I was able to get my hands into some deep marketing projects and she assisted the whole way. Thank you Nikki!

3.  What did you learn from your internship?

I’ve learned all about social media marketing, ranging from each social platform to analytics to blogging. I’ve always liked to write and DO gave me the freedom to get creative and publish pieces for the blog which is where I learned a lot about my expressive side.

I also learned that the agency life is the way to go too!

4. You’re finished……How do you feel about completing your internship?

I’m proud of myself for finishing strong, but yet it’s bittersweet because my weekly routine has come to an end. I met some really talented people who work at DO…including the interns!

5. Do you still want to go down the same career path after you graduate? Why/Why not?

I don’t think my passion for Marketing and Sales is going anywhere anytime soon. I am still very interested in working in either field once I graduate.

6. What was your favorite part about working with DO?

Being an intern with DO, my favorite part was the extensive amount of learning, about anything and everything I wanted! If I wanted to understand something more in depth, Nikki would direct me to the person to go to, or even set up a meeting for me to meet with whoever I wanted.

7. Would you recommend the internship program to your classmates?

In a heartbeat! I’m always so proud to say who I’ve interned for and why my friends and classmates should be interested too!

8. What were a few of your favorite memories while interning for DO?

My favorite memories are all the opportunities I was given, as well as helping Shannon decorate for the holidays, the Halloween Costume party, chatting with the interns, and of course getting experience in marketing! Also the dogs, who can’t forget all their cute faces! I’ll miss them!

 

Thank you Alyssa for all of your hard-work during your internship. We know you’ll be successful wherever you go and we hope you’re having a blast in Europe.

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