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Intern Summit

When: 6/15, 6/22, 7/13, 7/20
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: United States
Contact: Martin Aranda

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A 4-night series with a mission to provide survival skills and to make professional connections for interns in advertising,​ media and marketing intern programs.

​We'll bring in knowledgeable speakers from all areas of advertising to share their expertise and stories. These summit nights will be hosted at various agencies & companies and ​will have a focus on themes like: networking etiquette, work/life harmony, project and time management​, resume building critique, selling yourself, and making the most of your internship.
Each night will be an opportunity to prepare interns for their first advertising job, to meet one another and to gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to make it in LA's creative and diverse advertising community.
​Attend one session or all four, and check back often as we confirm more speakers and details! 


Advertising 101

  • Meet your intern peers
  • Learn how to make most of your internship
  • Tips for managing up

Wednesday, 6/15
6:30PM - 9:00PM

Hosted by RED Interactive Agency
3420 Ocean Park Blvd. #2000
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Moderator: Severin Nesselhauf, Director, Content Strategy 

Ryan Fey | Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Omelet 
Brittany Ritter | Senior Partner, Director at Mindshare
Sam Perlich | Account Executive at xAd, YPC President
Brian Lovell | CEO, RED Interactive

Professionalism in the Workplace

  • Networking etiquette
  • Authenticity in the workplace

Wednesday, 6/22
6:30PM - 9:00PM


Hosted by Deutsch LA
5454 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066


Devin Desjarlais | Director of Communications, Omelet

Zachary Rosenberg | President, MBMG 
Sepa Sete | VP, Head of People + Admin, Innocean USA
Karin Shaer | TBWA 
Kristi VandenBosch | Chief Digital Officer, MXM
Jeff White | Partner, Chief Marketing Officer, Deutsch

Work/Life Integration

  • Project management
  • Time management

Wednesday, 7/13 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM


Hosted by Yahoo!
12179 Bluff Creek Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90094

Don Lupo | SVP, Director of Digital Production
Jodi Greenstein | HR Director, Mindshare
Lisa Tanner | VP Account Director, RPA
Jim Baudino | VP of Business Development, Merry Jane Media

How to Sell Yourself

Wednesday, 7/20 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM


Hosted by RPA
2525 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404



Panel Conversation 
Moderator: Laura Small | Associate Director of Human Resources, RPA
Sara Michelson, VP, Senior Human Resources Manager, Deutsch Advertising
Meaghan Dost, Associate Director of Recruiting, CP+B
​​Andrea Lance, Talent Manager, RPA
Katie Grosvenor, City Manager, Creative Circle
Heidi Williams, SVP, Director of HR, Dailey

Resume Critique
​​Andrea Lanc​e | RPA
Lindsay Nakayama​ |​ RPA
Shari Chapman |​ 180LA
Diana Sithiyopasakul​ | Eclipse
Katie Grosvenor​ | Creative Circle
Heidi Espejo​ |​ Edelman PR
Gabby Gonzalez | Maxus


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