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Pink Palace Royalty – The Lilly Pulitzer Summer Interns!

Posted on June 15, 2012 in More Fun by | 15 comments

The latest royalty in the Pink Palace are all finally here- our summer interns! We ABSOLUTELY love when they arrive as their energy, smiles and big dreams add even more frills and thrills to each Lilly department. These top-notch Lilly Lovers will get to do some AH-mazing things that we hope to share with you on the blog- ooh la la! We’ll keep you updated as they seize new opportunities and even get into a little “proper” Pink Palace mischief! Until then, give our Summer interns a warm welcome…


Department: Merchandising
Hometown: South Hadley, MA
College: Connecticut College
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major: Art History and Government
Minor: Entrepreneurship
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… called my parents!
The thing I’m most excited for is… ummm… everything!
Fun Facts: I’m on the sailing team at Conn!


Department: Product Development
Hometown: Cranbury, NJ
College: Philadelphia University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: Fashion Industry Management
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… was ecstatic! I automatically pictured myself having a future at Lilly.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… any projects that come my way! I’m excited to learn about everything that product development entails.
Fun Facts: I work at the Lilly Pulitzer retail store in Ardmore, PA! Also, I have the cutest cat named Pinot and love to travel!

Department: Retail Planning and Business Development
Hometown: Memphis, TN
College: Savannah College of Art and Design
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: Fashion Marketing and Management with a minor in Business Management and Entrepreneurship
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… jumped up in my Retail Class and told the entire class! I was so excited!!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… having the opportunity to work with the retail planning and business development team with the buying for Spring 2013 as well as getting to learn more about the Lilly customer through experience in the retail stores.
Fun Facts: I am training for a half-marathon in December benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Department: Print & Pattern
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Graduate School: Savannah College of Art & Design
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: Fibers
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… giggled like a little school girl for over an hour.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… designing and painting up some patterns!
Fun Fact: Nothing makes me laugh harder than a good pun!

Department: Major Store Sales in NYC
Hometown: Denver, CO
College: Southern Methodist University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: Art History and French
Greek Affiliation: Kappa Kappa Gamma
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… notified every Parisian around me since I was studying abroad this past semester in Paris.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… blogging for the Majors Team this summer.
Fun Fact: I still have my first Lilly Shift dress from when I was 8 years old!

Department: Marketing- Social Media
Hometown: Saint Louis, MO
College: Southern Methodist University
Graduation Year: December 2012
Major/Minors: Marketing and Communications
Greek Affiliation: Kappa Alpha Theta
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I…was actually on Spring Break in the Bahamas with all of my friends. I was ecstatic and couldn’t stop smiling! It made the trip even more fun and full of toasts to Lilly!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… all of Lilly’s social media platforms. I’ve been tweeting, FB posting, pinning, working on the blog, and more. Tweet @LillyPulitzer, and I’ll respond!
Fun Facts: I was the first girl born on my Dad’s side of the family in 92 years, and I went to 11 proms while in high school!

Department: Signature Stores Sales
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
College: Duke University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Majors/Minors: Majoring in Psychology with minors in Economics & Markets and Management Studies
Greek Affiliation: Kappa Kappa Gamma
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I…freaked out! I tried to contain myself on the phone, but once I hung up, I sprinted to dinner with my friends and told them the news.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is…learning about all of the different Signature Stores. They are located all over the country and have so many different characteristics and quirks. I’m so excited to be able to work with all of them!
Fun Fact: I can read lips! It comes in handy when it’s too loud and I can’t hear my friends…. also if I want to hear what someone is saying across the room (just kidding!).

Department: Retail Planning & Business Development
Hometown: New York, NY
Graduate School: Harvard Business School
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: General Management
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… was on a train from NYC to Boston and traveling with my good friend and classmate who worked at Lilly for 5 years before coming to business school. It was ironic she was with me and the biggest smiles spread across both of our faces!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is…the Spring 2013 buys for our retail stores!
Fun Fact: In the last 6 months I have only been to countries that start with the letter “I”: Iceland, India, and Israel!

Department: Fashion Design- Woven Dresses
Hometown: Metairie, LA
College: Savannah College of Art & Design
Graduation Year: 2013
Major/Minors: Fashion Design
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… ran into my school’s elevator and jumped up and down while dancing.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… everything! I want to learn as much as possible while here!
Fun Fact: My eyes change colors depending on my mood.

Department: Technical Design
Hometown: Barbourville, KY
College: Savannah College of Art and Design
Graduation Year: May 2012
Major/Minors: B.F.A. in Fashion Design with a minor in Fashion Marketing & Management
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I…was super excited! I called my mom and other loved ones right away to share with them the great news! It is such a great opportunity to be able to work with such a fun brand!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is…garment construction and fit! I love seeing how garments are constructed and how they fit to the body.
Fun Fact: I’ve wanted to be in fashion my entire life. I started designing my prom dress when I was 9 years old!

Department: E-Commerce
Hometown: Bridgewater, New Jersey
College: Villanova University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major/Minors: Computer Science and Cognitive Science
Greek Affiliation: Chi Omega
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… was sitting in my kitchen at home and started screaming, singing, and jumping up and down! I was freaking out and being so obnoxiously happy. The entire time my parents and boyfriend were laughing at me. Then I started casually stalking the Lilly blog, Facebook, and Pinterest.
The thing I’m most excited to work on is…the Lilly Pulitzer website! I’m so eager to contribute to such a fun and lovely website and learn more about e-commerce.
Fun Facts: I’m addicted to music, shopping, and guacamole!

Department: Marketing- Consumer Relationships
Hometown: Winter Park, FL
College: Villanova University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major: Marketing
Minor: Entrepreneurship
Greek affiliation: Pi Beta Phi
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… smiled and jumped up and down. I was so thrilled!
The thing I’m most excited for is…understanding more about the business side of the company.
Fun Facts: I work at the Lilly Pulitzer retail store in Ardmore, PA. I have worn Lilly since I was a little girl. I loved matching my mom & friends and still do!

Department: Fabric and Trim
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
College: North Carolina State University
Graduation Year: May 2013
Majors: Art & Design, Textile Technology
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… was excited to experience firsthand the hard work that goes into making Lilly such a unique brand!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is…Lilly’s beautiful, vibrant lace patterns! I’m interested in learning more about how they come to life.
Fun Fact: I recently had the opportunity to attend Paris Fashion Week and see what’s trending for the upcoming seasons.

Department: Accessories & Footwear
Hometown: Greenwood, IN
College: Savannah College of Art & Design
Graduation Year: May 2014
Major/Minors: Accessory Design
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… was SOOO excited!!!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… the new accessory collections and learning all the different aspects of designing with Lilly.
Fun Facts: I was on Let’s Make a Deal with Wayne Brady and won $1,000! I also have my scuba diving license.

 Department: Merchandising / Licensing
Hometown: Currently in Philadelphia but I grew up all over… mostly New Jersey, California, & Virginia
College: University of Virginia
Grad School: MBA at Wharton
Graduation Year: UVA in 2008, Wharton in 2013
Major/Minors: Art History and Economics
When I found out I was interning for Lilly I… stopped shopping in anticipation of the employee discount!
The thing I’m most excited to work on is… new product development for licensed products. And also managing the Intern Project J
Fun Fact: This is the first summer in 12 years that I haven’t moved!

 

Janelle

Posted on June 18th, 2012 at 5:34pm

Go Kristen! WAHOOWA! :)

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Diane

Posted on June 19th, 2012 at 3:36pm

Congratulations Steph, they are lucky to have you! We will miss you down the Cape!

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Megan

Posted on June 20th, 2012 at 3:09pm

I’m seeing a sad lack of Big Ten representation…. :(

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melissa

Posted on June 21st, 2012 at 6:37pm

Congratulations, Sara Weldon!!

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Erin

Posted on June 29th, 2012 at 9:58am

It’s sad, there are two interns from New Orleans (well New Orleans and Metairie), but we don’t even have a Lilly store. :(

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Laura

Posted on July 6th, 2012 at 12:28pm

Love my little Sara and my roommate Kristin :) Love you two!

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Stephanie Melnick

Posted on August 17th, 2012 at 2:47pm

I would love to apply for this internship next summer! If anyone could give me information about applying I would really appreciate it!

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Samantha Fairlie

Posted on December 31st, 2012 at 6:22pm

Hey! I would love to apply with a internship with Lily Pulitzer, how do I go about applying? Is there any way you could give me more information on that.

Thank you!

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Lindsey Swink

Posted on January 2nd, 2013 at 10:23am

Is there any new information on how to apply for a 2013 summer internship?! This would be my absolute DREAM!

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Lauren

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 at 12:23pm

When and where can I apply for summer 2013 internship?

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Meg

Posted on February 15th, 2013 at 6:24pm

How can I apply for a summer internship?! I’d absolutely LOVE it!

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Lilly

Posted on February 18th, 2013 at 12:47pm

Meg- Great to hear! You can apply on our website here: http://bit.ly/14EE3rw

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Meg

Posted on March 3rd, 2013 at 4:18pm

Thank you so much for the link! Is there a deadline to apply?

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sam leibowitz

Posted on November 19th, 2013 at 12:39am

How do I apply for Summer 2014?

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Charlotte Noyes

Posted on December 14th, 2013 at 1:27pm

Where do I apply for summer 2014? and when is the deadline? I would LOVE to be a summer intern!!

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