Category: Interns

REFUGE Summer Internship Program 2016 By REFUGE Team

Posted on July 13th, 2016 Categories: Blog, Interns, Refuge

The REFUGE Group is excited to introduce our terrific Digital Marketing Interns: Giselle Cartagena, Tiffany Huynh, and Brandon Palmer!  The summer internship team, affectionately known as the Terrific Trio, has focused on various areas of marketing including social media, analytics, blogs, and other aspects of digital marketing.  The team has also participated in training sessions, client meetings, and webinars regarding topics such as mobile marketing and social media.  Vlad Vidaeff, REFUGE’s Social Media Manager, stated: “the diversity of experiences that our summer internship team has brought to REFUGE has created such an enriching team dynamic.  We have been working hard (more…)

The REFUGE Group Summer Internship Program By REFUGE Team

Posted on July 8th, 2015 Categories: Blog, Interns

The REFUGE Group is proud to introduce our fantastic Digital Marketing Interns: Molly Redus, Mirsa Sanxkaku, and Katelyn Whittaker!  The summer internship team, affectionately known as the Terrific Trio, or the Three Stooges, or even the Terrible Trio, has focused on various marketing specialties including social media, advertising, analytics/SEO, blogs, and other aspects of digital/online marketing. To mix in some fun, the group has also participated in training sessions/webinars on hot-topics issues in marketing, luncheons, client visits/meetings, and AMA luncheons/networking events. REFUGE’s Social Media Manager, Vlad Vidaeff, stated: “interacting and working closely with our summer internship team has been such (more…)

Jordan Suresky: A Life-Long Cultural Journal By REFUGE Team

Posted on February 6th, 2015 Categories: Interns, Interns, Refuge, Uncategorized

My cultural journey began in Atlanta, GA where I grew up. Although, I grew up in this city for all of my childhood before moving on to South Florida for undergraduate degree at Lynn University. I also have grown to have an international perspective on most topics. This is because I attended an international school during throughout all of high school. Here, I was surrounded by an abundance of students who were from a different country or at least lived in one before coming here. It was the best environment for me as I now have friends in several countries (more…)

Introducing Chad Heller By REFUGE Team

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 Categories: Blog, Interns

Chad Heller is our newest intern at The REFUGE Group. He is a junior at University of Houston, majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. Before attending U of H, he went to school in both Austin and Galveston.   Chad hopes this internship will help him gain experience, as well as open other doors for more opportunities. His first social media account was Xanga and since then he has grown to love the amount of information you can find using these outlets.   In his free time he is learning how to play the piano again. He (more…)

Intern Spotlight: Raquel Simpson By REFUGE Team

Posted on February 12th, 2014 Categories: Interns

We would like to introduce you to our newest intern: Raquel Simpson.   She was born and raised in Houston, TX and is currently a senior at Texas Southern University, majoring in Marketing. She plans on graduating in December 2014.   She loves the branding behind a product when it comes to marketing. She is also interested in what marketing strategies were used in order to make brands and products successful.   She hopes her internship at The REFUGE Group, will help her gain hands on experience in the Marketing and Advertising field. After completing her bachelor's degree, she plan on (more…)

Intern Spotlight: Clinton Lucas By REFUGE Team

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 Categories: Blog, Interns

Happy New Year to you! With the New Year, we would like to introduce you to our newest intern, Clinton Lucas.   Clinton attends the University of Houston as a Communications major. His true passion is Media Production. He plans on starting his own film production in 2014 and will graduate in the Fall of 2014. Eventually, he plans to attain his masters degree.   When asked about his dream job, Clinton said he’d like to, “work in the film industry one day and/or start my own production company.”   Clinton enjoys exercising, listening to Diplo and eating Mediterranean food! (more…)

Are you using Google+? By REFUGE Team

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 Categories: Advertising, Blog, Branding, Campaigns, communication, consumer behavior, Consumer Engagement, digital media, Email Marketing, Facebook, Interns, Linkedin, Marketing, Media Planning, Non-traditional, Social Engagement, Social Media

If you haven’t heard, the latest movement hitting the social networking world is Google+. The networking service was created in 2011 but is just now gaining the title of the “next big thing” in the digital world. In early 2013, Google+ had close to 360 million active users and is projected to grow even more. If you are not on Google+, here is why you should be. Circles You can place people into different circles and manage who sees what. You are able to converse with each group on separate topics, making your engagement more personal. In your business you (more…)

Deadlines & Meeting Them By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 25th, 2013 Categories: communication, Interns, Linkedin, Media Planning, Personality, Uncategorized

You, the person next to you and the stranger over there all have deadlines. There is no one in today’s society that doesn’t have some sort of deadline. There are a variety of methods of going about completing deadlines. Here are some practical and do-able tips on never missing any more deadlines and even finishing early. Create A Start & End Dates: Write or input tasks and deadlines into a planner or digital calendar. This creates a clear picture for a visual timeframe. Keep your planner or calendar out into plane view so that you will be reminded of your (more…)

Fresh Faces for Fall 2013! By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 4th, 2013 Categories: Blog, communication, Interns

We have some fresh faces around the office for fall and would like to make some introductions. They have started off to a great start and we look forward to seeing them grow! Read on to get to know them and learn a little about their career aspirations.   Patrick   Patrick Murray is one of our new Digital Marketing Interns and has quite a bit of interest and experience in the field. The Elder Group, a luxury real estate group, is where he first developed his social media skills with an internship that led to a full-time position. Patrick (more…)

Intern Spotlight: Pauline Alderete By Tiffany Tosh

Posted on January 16th, 2013 Categories: communication, digital media, Interns, Marketing, Personality, Refuge

With the New Year beginning, we have another new intern to introduce to you. Meet Pauline Alderete.   Pauline is currently a junior at the University of Houston. Pauline always makes sure to sport her UH pride on “Cougar Red Fridays.” She thinks “it’s always great to see people around town either wearing red or something UH oriented.” She’s studying to be marketing and management double major in the Bauer Business School. She choose marketing because she wanted to “help others promote their dreams through their business and watch them succeed.”   When asked how do you think social media (more…)