“Intern Queen” offers tips for landing your dream job

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The job picture is starting to look a little bit brighter for college grads and job seekers, but it still takes time, effort and a whole lot of know-how to land a great job these days.  Lauren Berger knows a thing or two about how to do just that.  She completed a whopping 15 internships during her 4 years in college, earning her the moniker “The Intern Queen.”  Now,  a few years later, Lauren has built an empire based on her expertise and in fact was recently named number 5 on Business Week’s list of top Entrepreneurs under 25.  Lauren offers a crash course on how to land your dream job.


  • LOOK THE PART: from what to wear to the tech devices you carry – first impressions are crucial
  • E-MAIL ME: make sure your e-mail address is professional (if your e-mail addresses mentions beer or Hello Kitty – it is time for an upgrade!)
  • CLEAN UP YOUR DIGITAL DIRT: employers WILL peruse your social media presence so if anything is questionable – get rid of it
  • TECH FOR SUCCESS:  make sure you ARE searchable and make a good impression on LinkedIn (but don’t do what 71% of 18-24 yr. olds do and browse social media during meetings!)
Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.