Usually it's the young designers and copywriters who create awesomely creative new ways to apply for internships. This time, oddly enough, it's someone looking for a spot in account management.
A young woman named Leah created a Lego-esque model of herself and sent it out to her "dream advertising agencies" as an internship application. "Build the perfect Account Service intern," announces the headline on her packet. The introduction letter goes on to describe her skills as a good listener, people person and multitasker.
"I wanted a fun way to stand out to agencies and get my résumé out of the trash can," she notes in a photo gallery on Imgur. "I've always loved LEGO and I created this set to highlight my creativity, skills and initiative."
It may take a bit of time to hear back from employers, but she definitely seems to have fans online. Her photo of the finished product shot to the top of Reddit's front page today, sparking more than 2,000 comments. (The top-voted response was from someone who Photoshopped her toy model into a real, modular office environment and noted, "You'll fit right in in the agency world."
Here are the detail shots Leah posted to her Imgur gallery: