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Join #TeamKnit as a Summer Intern!

Join #TeamKnit as a Summer Intern!

Join #TeamKnit as a Summer Intern! It’s already been a year since Knit Marketing began recruiting for our first summer interns and we are ready for round 3! If you (or someone you know) are a teen looking for part-time summer work, interested in learning more about web marketing, now is your chance to apply to be a vital part of #TeamKnit! Please see below for the job description and to fill out an application. Knit Marketing Job Description Knit Marketing Intern Job Description PDF Job Title: Intern Position Type: Part-time Location: Los Angeles (Downtown and Santa Monica) Date posted: April 20, 2018 Applications due: May 31, 2018 Hourly wage: $10.50 Role and Responsibilities Learn about digital marketing – social media, email […]

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Join that School Extracurricular!

Join that School Extracurricular!

Intro: As a few of our team members started their Freshmen year in college, we thought it was only appropriate to share some back to school wisdom – for high school and college students. Here, Yesenia shares all about the extracurriculars that make going to school so much more worth it. Join that School Extracurricular! By Yesenia Gomez From personal experience, I can say extracurriculars play a big part of school life. In high school, I was involved in many clubs and sports teams and I regret not joining all of them earlier! Many people encourage extracurriculars simply to have your college application look more full. While that is true, there is a lot more to participating in extracurricular activities. […]

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What Jorge Learned During his Knit Marketing Summer Internship

What Jorge Learned During his Knit Marketing Summer Internship

Intro: On September 2nd, we hosted a graduation for our summer interns. They were tasked with presenting a summary of what they learned through their 12-week internship with Knit Marketing. Jorge put together a very creative presentation in the theme of a Nintendo video game which jumped to a “new world” at the end of each lesson. He shared both things he learned about social media and analytics, but also the life lessons learned. Such as being prepared, the benefit of having an outside perspective, and many more great lessons. See his slides below to venture into his internship world! What Jorge Learned During his Knit Marketing Summer Internship By Jorge Guevara Thanks for stopping by! We streamed the whole […]

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What Yesenia Learned Through her Knit Marketing Summer Internship

What Yesenia Learned Through her Knit Marketing Summer Internship

Intro: On September 2nd, we hosted a graduation for our summer interns. They were tasked with presenting a summary of what they learned through their 12-week internship with Knit Marketing. Yesenia shared this video that she created, drew, and narrated telling the story of her summer with Knit. Our guests were blown away by her talent and our team was touched by how much the experience of working with Knit meant to Yesenia. Enjoy and feel free to share! What Yesenia Learned Through her Knit Marketing Summer Internship By Yesenia Gomez Thanks for watching! We streamed the whole graduation, which you can see on our Facebook page. See more about our intern graduation here.  See you soon! Knit Marketing is […]

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Interview Tips

Interview Tips

Intro: At Knit, it’s our mission to help young people succeed in careers and college. While we’d love to be able to offer every teenager in LA a job at Knit Marketing, we’ll start by providing resources that will help regardless of where they end up. Earlier this summer, Robin Borough wrote a great how-to blog about acing an interview. The blog below was written by Yesenia, as she gives a first hand account of interview tips and why preparation is so important! The Basic Interview Guide by Yesenia Gomez Looking to prepare for an upcoming interview? As an Intern at Knit Marketing, I know how you feel. I had to attend an interview session, I was so nervous to go […]

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The Ultimate Interview Guide: A guest blog post by Omnikron President Robin Borough

The Ultimate Interview Guide: A guest blog post by Omnikron President Robin Borough

Intro: If the name of our guest blogger sounds familiar, that’s because Robin is Rebecca’s mom! She also happens to be an expert in helping people land their dream jobs. Because Knit Marketing’s mission is all about creating job opportunities, we asked her to share her wisdom to our team and any other young person looking to ace an interview. We’ve already been blessed by her business savvy and advice and hope you will benefit too. Enjoy! The Ultimate Interview Guide A guest blog post by Omnikron President, Robin Borough You get one shot at a good interview… Here’s a surprisingly easy way to stand out amongst your competition: I’ve coached thousands of high-qualified job applicants during my 30-year tenure […]

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What Was Your First Job?

What Was Your First Job?

What Was Your First Job? “A paid job is the exact opposite of supervised transcript fodder like volunteer experiences and internships.  In a paid job, the teen is often working for adults, so she has to cater to them. The adult pays the teen to show up on time, do what is asked of her and more, dress appropriately, be respectful, keep her work area neat, avoid procrastination, tolerate criticism (even unfair criticism)…” – Wendy Mogel One of the things that makes Knit Marketing special is our commitment to hiring and training young people, which means that for most of our employees, Knit will be their first job! Do you remember your first paycheck? Do you remember what it was like […]

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