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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 […]

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Lately, one of my biggest pleasures every morning has been to log into The New York Intern Projectto read the latest entries – so far I’ve seen some really fantastic and creative entries and I’m really impressed with the way the contest entrants have used social media to promote themselves and collect votes.  You guys are so smart and talented! If you’re still on the fence about entering or worrying about how to craft the perfect entry, I wanted to give you some tips (straight from a judge’s mouth) Read more […]

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When we launched the New York Intern Project back in February, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. We knew we had a great strategy, plus a great platform and partner with Strutta, an interactive promotions company offering an intuitive contest builder that enables businesses to manage fully branded online contests. But it was impossible to fully predict how students and potential interns would react. Well, our concerns were not needed, as it was an overwhelming success with nearly 100 entries Read more […]

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“Big TEAM, little me.” The baseball team at my high school always chanted this mantra to remind themselves that the accomplishments of the whole group were more important than any one person’s individual achievements. It’s catchy, right? Who knew that it could be applied outside of the sports world? At Affect, people are assigned to different accounts and work together on their tasks as a team to produce incredible results for our clients. At the staff meeting this morning, I watched as Read more […]

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New York Intern Project winner Pat Gotham has started at Affect! He’ll be detailing his summer in the city right here. First up, Pat explains how internships don’t quite follow a syllabus. The first week of classes in college is typically known as “Syllabus Week.” Professors hand out the most important document for the class which outlines learning expectations, the books that need to be purchased, homework assignments, and dates of exams. Nothing is really taught or learned during those first Read more […]

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New York Intern Project winner Pat Gotham discusses the contest, including the experience and the thrill of winning. See you in New York City! “So, Pat, what are your plans after you graduate?” “I’m moving to New York City to intern at a PR agency.” “What!? You got the internship?! That’s so awesome! I voted for you by the way!” It feels great to have this conversation multiple times each day, but the road getting here wasn’t easy. If any of the readers have entered Read more […]

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