Student Information

Student Name

Eileen Tavarez

Email

eiltav@epsd.org

Academy

IT

Internship Information

Company/Organization: Life O' the Party

Mentor(s):Mark Zettler

Topic of Internship

Business/Magazine Production

Background Information

Life O' The party was established in 1980 and has become the metropolitan area's premier novelty telegram, balloon, DJ, and entertainment company. Life O' the Party has been featured in numerous magazines such as The Times and The Sunday Post. You've seen Life O' the Party on TV shows such as "The David Letterman Show" and Fox's "Good Day New York." You've also seen Life O' the Party in the movies like "You've Got Mail" starring Tom Hanks and Chris Rock's "Down to Earth."

Summary of Internship

In my internship I did a variety of tasks including blowing up balloons, cutting ribbon, doing data entry and learning the many different aspects of owning and operating a business. I have also leanrned what goes into magazine production when I helped type up and edit parts of the magazine owned by the company. I have learned to think in terms of what is good for a business and also all the financial aspects of owning your very own business.

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