COMM Virtual Intern of the Week (5/1/2020)

COMM Virtual Intern of the Week (5/1/2020)

Lauren Fraites is a senior communication minor with a major in theater and a concentration in performance.  Her spring 2020 marketing internship was with Signature Theater in Arlington, Virginia.  They are a regional Tony Award winning, non-profit, professional theater company that produces new, contemporary, and classical musicals and plays, and have received many DC regional theatrical accolades. Part of their mission is to engage with the community through educational outreach programs. Lauren works directly under the deputy director of creative content and publicity. Her tasks include:

-  update, organize, and create press packets,

-  assist with media shoots for upcoming productions,

-  create ads for events on social media, and

-  assist the marketing team with special projects on publicity, digital media, and grassroots.

These projects will help Lauren gain experience in several areas of the marketing field. She has enjoyed the internship and assigned projects, and is excited to continue learning and working under the Signature marketing team. The experience will aid in improving her knowledge and skills in various platforms to provide her with the tools she needs for future employment.