Category: Teen Topics

Volunteer.

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There are many benefits to volunteering if you’re a student; the most obvious: completing those required hours for graduation. However, if you’re part of a service organization like I am – National Honor Society for example – volunteering becomes more than just required hours. Remember, the most rewarding part of volunteering is realizing it’s not […]

How to Find the Right College and Apply

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College applications. I don’t know about you, but they scared the hell out of me. As a senior in high school, I am a recent victim of college applications and the heavy toll they take on a large number of high school seniors every fall. I, however, am not here to scare you or advise […]

Knintern Graduation

Congratulations to Our Newest Graduates!

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On Saturday, November 17th at With Love Cafe, we graduated our 3rd round of Knit Marketing Interns, Haydee Calderon and Ricky Rodriguez. They completed 12-weeks of on-the-job training and prepared presentations about everything they learned during their internships. As seems to be the knintern trend, Ricky and Haydee far exceeded our expectations! We invited friends […]

Join that School Extracurricular!

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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. From personal experience, I […]

What Jorge Learned During his Knit Marketing Summer Internship

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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 […]

Starting a Business

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Intro: Well, starting a business is definitely a difficult task that. And you’re probably going to lose a bit of your hair, but in the end you’ll have something that you can be proud of. Jorge and one of his friends are in the process of starting a T-Shirt design company, so he wanted to […]

Congratulations to Knit Marketing Newest Employees

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Intro: We wrapped up the summer with our 2nd round of interns becoming official #TeamKnit employees and to celebrate, we had a little graduation for them. Paris writes about it below. Congratulations to Knit Marketing Newest Employees by Paris Thomas Congratulations to Knit Marketing’s newest employees, Jorge and Yesenia! They graduated from interns and became […]

The Basic Interview Guide

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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 […]

TeamKnit On Assignment: Teens Exploring Technology

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Intro: #Teamknit took a break from the office and visited Teens Exploring Technology (TXT) Demo Day on August 5th. The TXT event took place at University of Southern California, and was AMAZING! TXT is a non- profit that trains young men of color/minorities in the field of technology and coding, with innovative projects and while […]