Internship Weeks 12 & 13

April 12th  3 hrs

Read the 35 submitted posts for the March writing contest.  Chose top ten.

April 15th  .5 hrs

Chose top three for March writing contest.

April 19th 3.5 hrs

In office work.  Wrote original post for SOL website featuring blogging sites and writing prompts.

Discussed SOL future with Eric and my possible assistance after internship.  Received $50 in sponsorship money from SOL to Philadelphia Writer’s Conference.  Will be taking SOL material with me to distribute.

Total hours 7 hours.  29.5 hours – 7hrs = 22.5 hours remaining

Next week-meet with Dr. Yonker to discuss portfolio.


Internship Weeks 9 & 10

Sharing one story at a time

Sharing one story at a time

My internship at Stage of Life has been going fantastic.  I am enjoying the writing assignments and reading the monthly writing contest submissions.  Like in my other courses, time is flying by and it will be over before I know it.

March 18th  1. hr (promoting website & Facebook page)

March 20th 1.0 hr (promoting website & Facebook page)

March 22nd  4.0 hrs (work at office- creating new articles, statistics, checking email, discussions with Eric)

March 25th 2.0 (reading website posts, printing and organizing portfolio for internship)

March 29th  4.25 hrs (reading all contest entries for February, choosing honorable mention winners, phone call with Eric, emailed Eric finalist for prizes.)

March 30th 1.25 hrs (read website posts, logged work hours)

Note- There may be some confusion to contest entries.  Emailed Eric with my concerns.

Total hours for weeks 9 & 10= 13.25

45.75 – 13.25= 32.50 Hours remaining


Goals for next week- read March writing contest entries.



Stage of Life Internship week 8 & 9

Daily check- SOL Facebook for messages and respond, promote writing contests on FB page, post quote, picture, essays to FB.

Read finalist stories for February writing contest and submitted top 10 choices.

Commented on bloggers entries.

Researched, made cold calls to high school to gain email addresses of English teachers and student newspaper advisers.

Wrote a standard letter to English department heads concerning SOL and guest speaking.

Emailed letter to approximately 25 teachers in York County School Districts.

Contributed two essays to SOL website.


4- 1.0 hr

5- 4.0 hrs (in office work)

6- 1 hr

7- 4.0 hrs (in office work)

8- 1 hr

11- 3.0 hrs (reading contest entries)

12- 1.0 hr (essay submitted)

13- 1.0 hr

14- 1.0 hr

15- 4.0 hrs (in office work)

21 hours total

66.75 – 21.00 =45.75 hours remaining

Goals for next week:

Take posters to YCP to display on campus

Schedule speaking engagements at York County schools



Stage of Life~Intern

As an intern at I am to keep a personal blog site of my own.  I already have one so that was a quick check mark in the done column.

I’ve served about one week now into my internship.  In that time I have:

1/17/2013 Spoke to employer by phone.   .5

1/25/13 Met to discuss duties of internship, exchange ideas   1.5

1/26/13  Blogged on SOL and personal blog   1.0

1/27/13  Blogged and read on SOL   .25

1/28/13  Spoke to Eric on phone, submitted 2 posts to Eric via email   .25

1/31/13  Possible Teen author: Kat Zhang,  Possible Marriage blogger at,  Personal blog (daily/weekly log)   1.

Total hours:  4.5 of 120

Upcoming work list:  Blog ideas, blogger list, Intro to my project A & B

Meeting with Eric 2/1/2013



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