Intern Diaries: Revisiting NeochaEDGE

May 29th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering

Intern Diaries: Revisiting NeochaEDGE

Check out my last post for background on my internship at Shanghai-based creative agency NeochaEDGE. I just completed my internship at NeochaEDGE last Monday. I'd been working there for a little over three months, and overall it was a refreshing and positive learning experience for me. From my very first day at NeochaEDGE, my job has been […]

The Fat Olive Photo Shoot

April 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering, zS Blogs

The Fat Olive Photo Shoot

Three weeks ago, in mid-March, I coordinated a photo shoot for David Laris' The Fat Olive, the third and newest location of Shanghai's  premier Mediterranean restaurant chain. The Fat Olive's menu, designed by the Shanghai-based chef and restaurateur Laris, features flavorsome dishes best complimented with a unique wine. I brought six of my friends from the NYU Shanghai program, and my supervisor […]

Perks of an Internship

April 9th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering

Perks of an Internship

I am interning for the food and beverage company, David Laris Creates–more specifically his newest modern Shanghainese concept, Le Sheng located in the heart of the French Concession.  As their marketing and PR intern, my main responsibilities is to assist the marketing director in reaching out to media contacts, both domestic and international.  My goal […]

My Internship Experience So Far — NeochaEDGE

April 9th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering

I intern at the Shanghai-based boutique creative agency NeochaEDGE. They design and create ads and commercials for some really big clients, including Nike, the GAP, and adidas. (Below is a shot from their most recent adidas collaboration: if you'd like to see more, just click here). NeochaEDGE is a relatively small creative agency, with only fifteen or […]

Intern Diaries: Coping as a minority at in-kungfu.com

May 22nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering

Intern Diaries: Coping as a minority at in-kungfu.com

Martial arts have never piqued my interest (besides a brief, Rush Hour–induced, Jackie Chan phase), nor has a career in journalism. Carefully avoiding mention of these minor deficiencies, I was hired as an intern at in-kungfu.com. Despite my lack of innate passion for the internship and, more importantly, directly relevant experience, I feel both myself and the company have benefited from […]

Intern Diaries: Marketing discount high-end dining online with Wufantuan

March 20th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Internships, jobs & volunteering

Intern Diaries: Marketing discount high-end dining online with Wufantuan

Hi zaiShanghai-ers! I'm Amy Zhou, currently interning at Wufantuan.com (also known as: The Lunch Group), an online start-up modeled after Groupon, the leading American a group-buying business. Basically, our company makes deals with local businesses (e.g. restaurants) and posts these deals on their website. Users can click to buy, and when there are enough buyers, the […]

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