What is an internship?
An internship is a professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work related to a field of study or career interest. An internship allows career exploration and development and to learn new skills.
Why is an internship beneficial?
The main benefit of an internship is the hands-on experience. Shadowing people in your desired field while implicating your new knowledge is a great way to get a head start in your career choice.
Why intern at Kinetix?
Kinetix is a reputable marketing and tech company that will assist in gaining knowledge and building your resume. Our team members want you to thrive not only in the internship but after. They will give you helpful tools and information to assist you in your future endeavors. Many of our interns now work full-time with Kinetix and continue to learn through action.
FAQs answered by our current interns:
How did you become a Kinetix intern?
“In the summer, I went to a job fair hosted by LSUA and met some of the Kinetix employees! An intern position opened up, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity! I have been interning for nine months now!”– Mira Parks.
Do you have to be enrolled in school to intern at Kinetix?
“I am a 30-year-old stay-at-home mom, so when Kinetix posted that they needed interns, I didn’t think that applied to me. I love social media and marketing, and was thrilled to learn that you don’t have to be a college student to intern at Kinetix! I’m so thankful for this opportunity to learn more about what I enjoy in a professional setting.” – Devin Gaudet.
What have you enjoyed learning most during your internship?
“It’s been a great journey being a Web Design Intern at Kinetix. I’ve learned not only about the whole process behind a completed website, but also I’ve emerged in a professional setting. Kinetix has given me the best opportunity to gain hands-on experience and become more confident in landing my first job.” – Gwen Nguyen.
FAQs answered by former interns, now full-time employees:
What are some of your favorite things about interning with Kinetix?
“The best part of interning at Kinetix was gaining firsthand experience in a professional setting. It was important for me to get learning experience while studying at LSU, and by spending my summers at Kinetix, I knew that I was in the industry I truly enjoyed. Not only did I learn more about marketing, but I also learned how to improve my time management and communication skills.” – Sawyer Ryder.
Who is someone at Kinetix that took you under their wing during your internship, and how did they help you?
“During my internship with Kinetix in the Fall of 2019, our Marketing Director Caitlin Billingsley took me under her wing and guided me in applying all the marketing skills I learned in college to clients and campaigns. She was always available to offer support, feedback, and advice. Even though I’m not an intern anymore, Caitlin’s still always a phone call away and helps me when I’m stuck or need to talk through my to-do’s.” – Katelyn Baronne.