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Pepperdine University undergrad, Ashley Chung, shares her experience interning at Dun & Bradstreet's Malibu office. Highlights include the people, the fun, and the work.
We try to have a little fun with interns every summer, and one of my favorite events is when I get a chance to take them all out on a #FlockWalk. This summer the team decided to recreate a new popular dance called "The Whip." (We didn't quite make it to the "Nae Nae" part... [...]
A funny thing happened about 3 weeks into my internship at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. There I was, tweeting away like a good social media intern, when one of our supervisors got all our attention. She told us that at the end of each day, we were to email her (or tweet at her, [...]
I recently read Jeff Stibel's latest article about the improving economy and as a young intern in the big pond of the American workforce, I can say that I am incredibly excited about his assertion that the economy is getting stronger. The answer to the depressed economy will be small business growth, according to Mr. Stibel. [...]
Think about your top three fears…. Now think about how often these fears actually become realities. If you’re anything like me, you may fear things like failure or looking foolish in front of your peers or boss rather than being afraid of starving or being attacked by a wild animal like our hunter-gatherer predecessors. Unlike our ancestors, [...]
Last week a group of interns from the office attended The Moth, a themed story-slam, in Los Angeles. Not familiar with The Moth? It goes like this: Imagine 70 extremely stylish, incredibly articulate and modestly hipster Los Angeles natives (let that be synonymous for directors, screenwriters, costume designers, musicians, comedians and other talented beings) gathered [...]
From Plato and Aristotle to Gandalf and Frodo, the historical narrative surrounding the nature of the mentor/mentee relationship is very straightforward; young people fair better in the “real world” when they have expert mentor input readily available. Whether it’s advice on how to solicit funding for a start-up, or instructions on how to destroy the [...]