On July 23 more than 300 members of the 1stFive community filled the offices of OMD North America headquarters for the organization’s second annual summer intern reception, hosted by OMD CEO U.S.A. Monica Karo.
The event kicked off with a keynote from Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Network and Chairman of Springboard Enterprises, followed by breakout sessions led by David Moore, Chairman of Xaxis and President of WPP Digital; Anne Hubert, Senior Vice President of Scratch at Viacom; Katherine Shappley, Head of U.S. Agency at Facebook, and 1stFive contributor Sydney Fulkerson, Marketing Manager at IMC and author of “The Coffee Run.”
Each featured speaker shared insights about a range of topics, from how to be an innovative entrepreneur to how to build meaningful connections to how to survive and thrive during the interview process. Next week, 1stFive will run a five-part series in which current summer interns who attended the event will share their thoughts on what they learned. Watch for the first installment on Monday.
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