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“I actually feel like I work here. I get face time with the editor-in-chief. ”

Avante Edmonds


A Columbia Internship Award let Avante Edmonds MA '16 quit her job and focus fully on a magazine internship.

Avante Edmonds shares her experience interning at lifestyle magazine Modern Luxury. Edmonds received a Columbia Internship Award, a scholarship given to students to help defray the tuition expenses associated with unpaid internships. The award allowed her to quit her job over the summer and hone her skills as a writer. 

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