FOUNDER & CEO OF INTERN QUEEN, INC.; BEST-SELLING AUTHOR; NATION'S LEADING INTERNSHIP & GEN-Z EXPERT
Lauren Berger is the CEO & Founder of Intern Queen Inc. She’s been a champion of the millennial generation since the term was coined. Ten years ago, she was one of them. Today, she’s their hero.
Lauren is one of the nation’s most in demand career and internship experts and speaks to thousands of high school students, college students, and recent grads every year. It all started from her unique personal experience as an ambitious student with no expert advisor to turn to: Lauren completed 15 internships while still in college—interning everywhere from Fox to MTV. Within three years of graduation, she founded Intern Queen to provide future grads with the resources she didn’t have. And futures became brighter all around the country as a result.
Her first book, All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience, is a national best-seller and her second book, Welcome To The Real World, came out in 2014. In the new book, Lauren re-writes the rules for millennials in the workplace, demonstrating how to succeed in their first, second, and third jobs after graduation.
Lauren has been featured on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, The Marie Osmond Show, The New York Times, Seventeen Magazine, and more. Lauren's popular Intern Queen Inc. YouTube channel is frequented by high school and college students looking for the latest tips and tricks for success in any work environment.
INTERN TODAY. BOSS TOMORROW.
With fierce competition creating a proverbial tug-of-war for landing a top internship, it's no wonder everyone worries about an internship opening the gates to the job of their dreams. Lauren Berger, CEO & Founder of InternQueen.com, and known as "The Intern Queen" gives a passionate talk about what it takes to be successful today. She guides Gen-Z audience through the themes of leadership, embracing rejection, taking initiative, and cultivating professional contacts. Join Lauren as she takes you through the entire internship journey—from application process to internship offer. She'll discuss resumes, cover letters, interviews, social media, internship prep, and how to turn that internship into a job. Her personal stories make her an approachable yet aspirational source of advice. Lauren has an uncanny ability to challenge anyone who might already be interning to bring their career A-game to the next level. She will also inspire those who haven't started their career path to get their head in the game. This talk will allow anyone to turn her advice into actionable steps towards a rewarding career.
EFFECTIVELY MARKET TO COLLEGE STUDENTS AND GEN Z
In this presentation, Lauren talks about how her business (Intern Queen) has been able to market to and touch the lives of over 5 million young people. Lauren has parlayed this access and experience to start her college marketing agency (IQ Agency). She talks about how they attracted clients like Michael Kors and The Ford Motor Company to interact with this massive market through specialized programs. Lauren discusses her unique college brand ambassador programs and gives you the cliff notes on what works and what doesn't work with experiential marketing campaigns. She'll tell you exactly how to fine-tune your brand/product/service and market it to a millennial audience. Some of Lauren's key points include catering to your super fans, making your campaign cohesive, avoiding reinventing the wheel, and making students part of your brand identity. This talk is packed with energy, inspiration and, most importantly, tons of insightful learnings to help you avoid mistakes during your first college marketing campaign.
In the Media:
Huffington Post: The 'Intern Queen' Lauren Berger Explains How To Dominate Your Internship