Internship Reflection Cover Sheet 2020
Last Name: Astacio First Name: Javian __Pre-Law ____Pre-Business ___Pre-Health
Career Adviser: Dot Wang Center or Pathway: N/A
Class Year: 2021 Major/s/Minor: Film Studies
Internship Field: Arts & Entertainment Organization Type: Journalism
Internship Organization Name: Boxingtalk.com (Boxingtalk Inc)
Intern Position Title: Internet Assistant Intern
Location (City, State, COUNTRY): Remote
Alumni Sponsored? N/A Name of Alum and class year if yes: N/A
Alumni Supervised? N/A Name of Alum/year if yes: N/A
Brief description of the organization where you interned:
Boxingtalk.com is a journalistic website that covers content surrounding the sport of boxing. The company’s website is known for delivering news that covers events and significant occurrences while providing exclusive interviews with boxers.
Brief description of your responsibilities:
While working for Boxingtalk.com I handled sensitive documentation, attended and served as translator for important business arrangements and interviews, and accomplished various office tasks to produce a smooth and conducive work environment.
Were you offered a full-time job through this internship? If yes, did you accept it? Explain and describe post-internship opportunities/offerings: Did you receive a firm job offer? Were you offered any networking opportunities? What sort of future opportunities (i.e. internship? job shadowing opportunity?) were established through this internship?
After completing the internship, I was not offered a full-time job. However, the company did offer me the opportunity to continue interning throughout the school year to which I respectfully declined due to the upcoming workload. Furthermore, the company vowed to put in a recommendation or good word should it be needed in the future.
Would you recommend this internship to another CC student? Explain your referral or not, and rank recommendation-level: highly recommend, medium, moderate, low, none:
I would highly recommend this opportunity to another student. The overall experience was phenomenal and I will seek opportunities with this company in the future.
Type of internship reflection have you completed (eg. Written paper, PowerPoint presentation, Poster, Other-describe):
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Astacio, Javian C., "My Remote Internship with Boxingtalk.com" (2020). Internship Reflection Papers. 2060.
The views expressed in this paper are solely those of the author.