The Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) is the region’s definitive source for business news. The company’s objective is to engage and promote enticing business news and events for businesses in the Central Massachusetts community. As the Events and Marketing Intern, I am responsible for a range of duties such as promoting an event through email blasts and mail invitations to finishing up final touches for an event an hour before showtime!
Polar Beverages is the nation’s largest independent beverage company, as well as a family-owned business; it has been run by the Crowley’s since 1882. Its goals are to provide consumers with high quality beverages that are both unique and health conscious, such as their 17 core flavors of seltzers and limited edition seasonal seltzers.
Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc. is a private, non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization serving troubled and at-risk children, adolescents and families in the Worcester County area since 1971. It is one of the leading organizations of its kind, offering more than 45 programs in 32 locations. It has a staff of nearly 600 professionals and a 24-person Board of Directors
As a marketing intern in the Athletic Department, I am constantly outing to use the skills and knowledge I have learned in my communication and marketing classes. I was given the responsibility to create and implement campaign ideas. At first, I was nervous about having so much responsibility in what was actually going to be implemented on social media and on our campus. As I began to come up with ideas, I began to realize how much I enjoy thinking creatively in marketing.
As a tax intern my main responsibilities are to prepare personal and business tax returns to be reviewed by supervisors. The staff and supervisors who I work with to prepare these returns want me to focus on understanding the concepts of what I am working with, not simply the imputing of numbers. I also work with the firm’s new software, Fixed Asset CS, which is related to fixed asset analysis.