Pereira O’Dell and CUNY Professor Team Up to Save Summer Internships

Both are encouraging New York agencies to hire students in some capacity

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Internships have been on the chopping block as agencies grapple with the financial impact from the novel coronavirus, but a small group of leaders in the industry has come together to try and secure last-minute virtual opportunities for students who were relying on the experience and income this summer.

Called Save the Internships, the effort is essentially a website that features profiles of students who are advertising, public relations, marketing, design and communications majors from City University of New York’s (CUNY) colleges.



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