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Take a peek into what it’s like to work at IVY: The Social University in New York City!


Name: Erica Lee

Major: Media, Culture, and Communication

Year: Class of 2018

Position: Marketing Intern at IVY: The Social University

Q: What time do you come to work?

A: At 10:00 a.m.

Q: What is the first thing you do after arriving at work?

A: I usually like to set up my computer at my desk and make myself a cup of coffee.


Q: How would you describe your work? 

A: For this summer, I get to work on three different desks, which are social media, copy, and digital marketing. On the social media desk, I assist with maintaining and developing the company’s presence on Twitter, Instagram, FaceBook, and LinkedIn. I also contribute to creating and promoting our events through the social media platforms. On the copy desk, I write e-mails to the IVY community members about any upcoming events as well as past events to keep them updated and write articles for the IVY magazine website. 

Q: What time do you end your work?

A: At 5p.m.


Q: What is your lunch time and/or break time scene like?

A: Usually, I like to grab lunch with other interns outside of the office. There are a lot of good places to get lunch around my office area so I enjoy exploring new place every day. I also use this time to browse through my social media and take a break from work.

Q: What are some things that you enjoy at work?

A: I really enjoy learning about differences between the departments I’m working over the summer and see how crucial each department and person’s role is in the success of the company’s growth. I also enjoy working with my coworkers from different colleges. During our break time or lunch time, we talk about random things and it makes working even more enjoyable.