Student Information

Student Name

Gabrielle Thompson




Internship Information

Company/Organization: Phat Buddha Yoga Wear

Mentor(s):Alissa Benishai

Topic of Internship


Background Information

Phat Buddha was created by a yogi for yogis. It was created by Alissa Benishai after she went through a spiritual journey when she learned Bikram Yoga. She learned Bikram Yoga from Bikram himself. She noticed that the yoga clothes were too heavy for the high temperatures that Bikram Yoga practices in. She created lightweight yoga clothes for the yogis of Birkam Yoga

Summary of Internship

This is not a "go buy coffee" intern position! You will be involved in our daily activities, asked for your opinions, help with company practices and more. You will work hands on with the owner as well as marketing and PR. You will also participate in contacting retail locations about our new products and taking new orders / following up on orders. Our interns will learn about our lines of yogawear, how products go from fabric to finished products, and all the steps in between Our ideal candidate will be an energetic, friendly, outgoing, self-starter with a drive to learn new business practices and participate hands-on with company tasks. We are looking for someone that wants to learn, discover new business practices and execute marketing / PR / communications in a real-world business atmosphere.

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