Garden City, NY, October 29, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Adelphi University and the Center for Career Development are excited to present the innovative and savvy Lauren Berger, The Intern Queen, as a speaker at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AU PAC). Lauren Berger’s presentations will take place in the AU PAC Concert Hall on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 12:30 p.m. for middle and high school students, and at 6:00 p.m. for college students and the general public.
Lauren Berger is the CEO for Intern Queen Inc., as well as a national speaker for colleges and universities across the country. Berger has spoken at more than 35 colleges and universities in 16 different states in addition to speaking to thousands of high school students nationwide. Along with her advice column on the Washington Post Website, Berger has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, New York Post, Alloy.com, E! News.com, Yahoo Business, MarieClaire.com, and more. Her lectures encourage and guide students by giving them the tools and information they need in order to apply to internships in various fields. InternQueen.com works with more than 500 employers located throughout the United States and Canada. Ms. Berger was named number five on the annual Business Weekly listing of Young Entrepreneurs Under 25. Also, the online organization Mobile Youth has placed her in their Top 10 of Youth Marketing Minds of 2010. After Ms. Berger received her organizational business communications degree from the University of Central Florida, she used the valuable skills and knowledge gained from her numerous top tier internships at companies such as MTV, BWR Public Relations, and NBC, to guide her toward the creation of her own online business.
InternQueen.com. is an online internship service that steers students towards virtual as well as hands-on internships that give them insight into how their intended major or field of interest actually functions. With this navigation friendly online tool, Lauren Berger intends to educate students on how to make the most of their non-academic experiences. Berger acquired her own understanding of business after landing her first postgraduate job at Creative Artists Agency in Beverly Hills, California. When Berger’s business endeavors caught the eye of Hollywood producer Marshall Herskovitz, he decided to invest in her start-up in June 2008 and now InternQueen.com reaches more than 40,000 different students, parents, and employers each month. Lauren Berger has and continues to facilitate the connections between hundreds of students and some of the best internships in an assortment of industries.
For more information, visit the Center for Career Development at: http://students.adelphi.edu/career/internqueen.php
About Adelphi University: Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.