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Next Stop: New York City


Sophomore Ashley Black was selected for a full scholarship to participate in the coveted Dream Careers New York City internship program.

New York City, NY, April 8, 2013– Summer internships are on the minds of millions of college students this time of year. For Arizona State University sophomore Ashley Black, she is packing her suitcase and heading for New York City after being selected for a full tuition scholarship to the Dream Careers Internship Program, where she will test drive a fast-paced fashion PR internship at Entertainment Fusion Group.

“I have never been so excited in my life,” Ashley said. “I have dreamed of living in New York since I was a little girl and I am ecstatic for the opportunity to learn from the most prestigious professionals in the fashion PR industry.”

Ashley was selected for the competitive Golden Key International Honour Society (www.GoldenKey.org) Dream Careers scholarship. Golden Key, a society that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines, partnered with Dream Careers to provide its high-achieving members access to the most coveted internships around the world.

“It was an incredibly competitive selection process as we received over 300 applicants, all of which meet the exceptional Golden Key academic standards,” said Scott Bergner, a Director at Dream Careers. “Ashley’s accomplishments stretched beyond the classroom as her career ambitions and outgoing personality align with the Dream Careers mission – to help students pursue a career they are passionate about.”

Ashley will be joining 450 motivated college students in the New York City program and the scholarship will cover the entire Dream Careers (www.SummerInternships.com) tuition, inclusive of summer housing, weekend excursions, career development seminars, and a personalized internship coordinator, who will assist her in securing an internship at a top fashion company.

Ashley can’t wait for this incredible opportunity as she feels that hands-on experience is vital as the job market becomes more competitive. She feels excited to apply what she has learned in the classroom in a professional work environment, and thinks her experience will set her apart during the full-time job search.

What inspired Ashley’s big city ambitions?

“I owe it all to my family and incredible friends have always pushed me to pursue my dreams,” said Ashley.

About Dream Careers

Dream Careers is the leading internship program for college students. Dream Careers inspires students to pursue their dream jobs by hosting career development programs in 11 cities around the world. Founded in 2000, Dream Careers has 13,000 alumni to date.  Each program includes custom internship placement at coveted companies such as 20th Century Fox, Vera Wang, Time Inc., W Hotels, Gucci, Ketchum, Make-A-Wish Foundation, UBS, Disney ABC, and Warner Brothers, among others.  For more information please visit the website at www.SummerInternships.com.

About Golden Key

Founded in 1977, Golden Key recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines. The Society provides campus and community service opportunities that enable personal growth and leadership development, as well as collaborating with university faculty and administrators to develop and maintain high standards of education. Golden Key annually awards over $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards. www.GoldenKey.org


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