Each summer, something amazing happens at Red Havas: Our interns arrive. This year we welcomed a bumper crop of fresh talent, including Julia Baird to our Pittsburgh office and Brianna McGarry, Chichi Osunkwo and Christian Savino to our New York City headquarters.
For this blog post, we asked them to dish on their favorite podcasts, books and summer ambitions, and we also had them put their heads together on an epic summer jams playlist that’s all yours for the listening.
Name: Julia Baird
My hometown: Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
My alma mater: University of Pittsburgh
Favorite summertime activity in Pittsburgh: Getting ice cream from Millie’s
What being a “Redster” means to me: I can help make a difference with people, brand, and business.
My first job: Babysitting
My role model: Taylor Swift
My ideal career would look like: Working at Red Havas and writing science fiction/fantasy novels on the side.
A book everyone should read: “The Glass Castle”
A podcast everyone should listen to: “My Favorite Murder”
Name: Brianna McGarry
My hometown: New Hope, Pennsylvania
My alma mater: Boston University
Favorite summertime activity in NYC: Having a picnic in Central Park with my friends or trying to find John Mulaney walking his dog in a stroller on the streets of NYC
What I want to achieve with Red Havas this summer: I want to become more confident in my PR abilities while solidifying my love for health/wellness PR.
My first job: Camp counselor at an art camp in my hometown
My role model: My sister
A book everyone should read: “Sharp Objects” by Gillian Flynn
Name: Chichi Osunkwo
My hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
My alma mater: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Favorite summertime activity in NYC: Trying new foods around the city
My first job: Hostess at a family-owned Spanish tapas restaurant in Charlotte
All-time favorite quote: “Entre ser y no ser, yo soy”
A book everyone should read: “Girl Boss” by Sophia Amoruso
A podcast everyone should listen to: “GeniusBrain” by David So and Joe Jitsukawa
Name: Christian Savino
My hometown: Downingtown, Pennsylvania
My alma mater: University of Scranton
Favorite summertime activity in NYC: Eating lunch in Bryant Park with friends.
What I want to achieve with Red Havas this summer: To make meaningful connections with my colleagues and gain real-world experience learning under expert PR practitioners.
What being a “Redster” means to me: Being a Redster means combining an innovative mindset with a hardworking mentality.
My role model: My father
A podcast everyone should listen to: “The Joe Rogan Experience”
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