A summer far from a bummer

By Taylor Eng, Red Cross LA intern  Prior to joining the American Red Cross as a summer intern, I genuinely believed the organization’s main goal was to collect blood. During my internship, I learned it is so much more. I always wondered how the Red Cross could aid the evacuees in the blink of an eye and recruit so many wonderful volunteers to make that work possible. As a summer intern, I got the opportunity to learn from...

From Business Casual to Business Pro

By Communications and Marketing Intern, Grace Dean Interning with the Red Cross was truly one of the best experiences I’ve ever had— there is really no other way to say it! I came in not having any expectations, whatsoever. I didn’t know what sort of work I’d be doing, the people I’d be working with; and as I found out on the first day of internship orientation, I didn’t even have more than a vague idea of what the Red Cross was....

Thank You American Red Cross!

By Communications and Marketing Intern, Alessandra Pacheco My name is Alessandra Pacheco and I’m a proud Summer Intern at the Red Cross Los Angeles Region with the Communications and Marketing Team. At heart I’m a journalist, and I feel privileged to have had many opportunities to write and tell the Red Cross story throughout the last nine weeks. I didn’t know about all the programs and services of the Red Cross until I became an intern....

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