Having received her BA in print journalism from American University, Arielle also pursued in her MA in magazine journalism from City, University of London. Aside from academics, Arielle has had six editorial internships, has worked as a freelance writer, and has created her own blog where she chronicles her life experiences and lessons.
Her first internship was during the summer of 2015 as a web intern for Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. While there, Arielle created web content on trending entertainment news, helped manage social media, and aided in creating HTML documents for the website. She interned twice a week from June to August.
Upon completing her first internship, Arielle quickly dove into her second internship, becoming a content production intern for FamousDC.com in October 2015. Arielle worked remotely for most of the semester, but was able to produce three to five articles per week for the website, acquiring her own byline on the website.
In the spring of 2016, Arielle spent her semester interning for World Travel Guide in London, United Kingdom. She spent seven weeks with the company, interning four days a week. Daily, she wrote content for the website, did research for upcoming articles, and credited stock images.
During the summer of 2016, she completed an internship with Weill Cornell Medicine. There she worked as the external affairs team’s editorial intern. She regularly did HTML coding for the website’s content management system (Moveable Type), interviewed faculty and students on their research and awards, wrote regularly for the newsroom website, and helped manage and draft social media posts to promote newsroom content.
Arielle has also worked as an editorial intern for Brightest Young Things during her final semester of college. AT BYT, she had the opportunity to dive into city-based journalism, mostly focused on happenings in and around the District. She wrote about the debuting of new menus, opening art exhibitions, and more. To date, it has been one of Arielle’s most rewarding and exciting internships.
After graduating, Arielle briefly contributed to Millennials 365, a website that caters towards millennial-centered issues, current events, and more.
In addition to her professional work outside of the classroom during her undergraduate career, Arielle has worked as a feature writer and was the 2016-2017 president for Her Campus American, a national online magazine that can be found on college campuses throughout the country. She began writing for the website as a freshmen in college, and has since then moved up through the chapter’s executive board to become the chapter president. Previously, she worked as the events director, helping organize large and small scale events. As the president, she worked as a campus correspondent between the AU chapter and the national counterpart, managed her executive board team and over 40 writers, and worked closely with the writers.
In the last year, Arielle freelanced for Where New York. As a tourist magazine distributed throughout NYC, her work has been featured in print and the online supplement. In addition to her freelance work, she has worked and written for British Airways’ High Life, Where London , London Planner , and In London for online and print mediums, and has recently finished up an internship at SquareMeal.co.uk, where she wrote a number of features on restaurant and food news, menus, and round-ups.