Meet my mother, Laura Chandler Ericson, she joined ESMS in June 2010! Laura has had two distinguished careers during her pre-retirement years, the first as a special education teacher and the second as Director of Vocational Services at the Devereux Foundation. Laura has her Undergraduate Degree from Penn State University in Elementary Education and Special Education. Laura also worked on her Master’s Degree with Penn State University in Special Education. We are blessed to have her talent and wisdom help us grow to the next level. Laura plays a vital role in our ESMS strategic planning. She is also the key to The Stephen Chandler Ericson Foundation’s growth and development.
Meet Sarah DeLuca! Sarah was our first ESMS Intern from September of 2010 to January of 2011. Her five months here began the internship program we have today! Sarah graduated from West Chester University in May of 2011 as a Marketing Major and now works for Harwood House as a Review Specialist. Harwood House is a non-profit halfway house. Congratulations and Continued SUCCESS!
Meet Ashley Dennon! In May of 2011, Ashley Dennon joined the ESMS family as an intern and was here until she graduated as a Marketing Major at West Chester University in May of 2012. Ashley worked on newsletter development, social media, radio show management and working with the ESMS client base. Ashley moved on to her full time career in August of 2012 with American Hearing Aid Associates and then moved to The PA Institute of Public Accountants as a Marketing Coordinator. She currently is working as a Marketing Coordinator at Oliver Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical. We wish her continued success! Congratulations Ashley!
“I worked at ESMS from 2011-2012 and the relationship I gained with Cynthia and the other interns is something other places can’t offer. I gained better communication skills and learned how to manage multiple projects simultaneously. ESMS is a small company but what really counts is the type of environment that Cynthia has built for her interns and her clients. She treats everyone like family. She openly encourages new ideas and loves hearing our feedback on projects. I believe my year and a half has helped me in my career as a marketing assistant.”
Meet Victoria Brandolini! Victoria joined the ESMS team in February of 2012 and was here until November of 2012 as an intern. Victoria graduated from Penn State University in May of 2011 with a degree in Marketing. Victoria worked on The Stephen Chandler Ericson Foundation and client projects. Victoria moved on to her full time career in May of 2012 with PHD Worldwide. She then became a Marketing Supervisor at Maxus, a global network of local media planning and buying agencies, in New York, NY. She currently works as a Client Services Manager at BuzzFeed! We wish her continued success! Congratulations Victoria!
Meet Daniel Martin! Dan joined the ESMS team in April of 2012 until November of 2012 as an intern. Dan was a 2011 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Dan focused on The Stephen Chandler Ericson Foundation, IT (Information Technology) and client projects. Dan moved on to his full time career in August of 2012 at RatnerPrestia as a Marketing Associate. He currently works as a Marketing Technology Manager at The Judge Group. We wish him continued success! Congratulations Dan!
“Interning for Cynthia taught me invaluable lessons about communication in marketing that have prepared me for a career in the field. Cynthia’s professionalism and diligent work ethic are just some of her attributes that reflect in the work that she does. She is well researched and will give you unmatched personal attention to help your business succeed.”
Meet Julieanne Villante! Jules joined the ESMS team in February of 2012 as an intern until December of 2012. Jules was a Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated in 2012. Jules focused on managing new interns, radio show management, the foundation and working with the ESMS client base. Jules moved on to her full time career in January of 2013 at Double H Plastics Inc., a packaging company, as a sales and marketing associate. She now works at Nutrisystem, Inc. as a Marketing Manager. We wish her continued success! Congratulations Jules!
Meet Lauren Kolowitz! Lauren joined the ESMS team from August through December of 2012 as an intern. Lauren was a Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated in 2013. Currently Lauren is at Enterprise Rent a Car as a Management Assistant. We wish Lauren continued success as she continues her corporate career! Best of Luck Lauren!
Meet Elizabeth Williams! Liz joined the ESMS team in November of 2012 until May of 2013 as an intern. Liz was a Marketing and Accounting double major at West Chester University and graduated in 2015. Liz was focused on ESMS social media and client projects. Liz is currently with Lincoln Financial Group as an IT Project Manager. We wish her continued success. Congratulations!
Meet Samantha Robinson! Sam joined the ESMS team in June of 2013 as an intern and was with us until September 2013. Samantha was a Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated in December of 2014. Sam was focused on social media, radio show management, and other client projects. Sam now works at DiD Agency as an Account Supervisor. We wish you continued success! Congratulations Sam!
“I interned with Cynthia Ericson, president and owner of Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions, in the summer of 2013. During my internship I worked directly with prospective clients, learned how to develop and create email marketing campaigns and maintain various social media platforms both effectively and efficiently. Cynthia does a great job with her internship program and fosters a wonderful learning environment for undergraduate business students. I really enjoyed the opportunity to be a part of the ESMS team!”
Meet Margaret Meakim! Maggie joined the ESMS team in August of 2013 and was here until January of 2014. Maggie was a Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated in May 2014. She was focused on social media, radio show management, and other client projects! Maggie is currently working at Valley Green Inn as the Assistant Event Coordinator. We wish Maggie continued success! Congratulations!
Meet Gabrielle Damiano! Gabby joined the ESMS team in October of 2013. Gabby graduated from Susquehanna University in May of 2013 and went on to pursue her graduate degree at West Chester University. Gabby was focused on social media and other client projects. We wish you continued success, congratulations Gabby!
Meet Francesca Damiano! Francesca studied Communications at West Chester University, and graduated in May 2016. During her time with ESMS in 2014, she worked on social media for clients. We wish her continued SUCCESS! Congratulations Francesca!
Meet Colleen Ender! Colleen was with us from March until August of 2014. During her time at West Chester University Colleen studied Communications and Nutrition. Now Colleen is at Sapient Global Markets as an Associate in Sales Support and Marketing Operations in New York, New York. We wish you continued SUCCESS! Congratulations Colleen!
“I had the pleasure of working with Cynthia as an intern at ESMS from March-August of 2014. My internship ensured that I chose the right career path. Cynthia is determined to make sure that her interns get everything possible out of working at ESMS to prepare for the business world. She is a role model through her hard work and dedication. Thank you Cynthia for a rewarding internship experience!”
Meet Ashley Cantasano! Ashley was an ESMS intern from August to December of 2014. Ashley worked on social media platforms and attended lectures and conferences. She graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Marketing in May 2016, and accepted her first professional position at QVC. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Ashley!
“My first ever internship experience was with Cynthia at Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions, my first “business world” job. From working on social media platforms to attending lectures and conferences with Cynthia, you were always working hard and never bored. I left ESMS confident I knew I had chosen the right career path as a marketer. I saw firsthand how rewarding and challenging owning your own business can be, and what a smart woman Cynthia was to balance it all successfully. I enjoyed my experience at ESMS and would recommend it to anyone!”
Meet Ashley Mattes! Ashley started at ESMS in March of 2015 and was here until December of 2015. Ashley was responsible for working on client and ESMS social media, projects for the company, and much more! She graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Marketing and Management in May of 2017. Now, Ashley works at Osteo Science Foundation as the Communications Manager. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Ashley!
“Starting my first internship at ESMS has made me more confident in what I want to do in the future and feeling that I have a head start in my career. I’ve learned so much since I started in March, like populating social media, attending formal meetings, working on rebuilding the website, networking, and giving back just to name a few. This is a great place to begin the learning process and prepare for any career!”
Meet Elizabeth Ricci! Liz joined the ESMS team in March 2014 and was with us until August 2014. Liz worked on social media for our clients, projects for the company and much more! She graduated from West Chester University in 2017 as a Nutrition major. Now, Liz works at Sodexo as a Registered Dietitian. We wish you continued success, congratulations Liz!
“Being at ESMS this summer has allowed me to experience more than just the marketing world. We diligently work with and for clients so through that I acquired skills for talking with people in a professional setting, running social media sites, and tuning into my creative side for posts. In addition to the professional setting, we were able to dive into philanthropy through attending Rotary meetings and setting up the ESMS Challenge as a way to give back to the community. My experience here has helped me grow, not only as a professional, but also as a person because I have been given the opportunity to give back and help others, an addicting idea once implanted!”
Meet Joshita Varshney! Joshita was our very first high school student and she got to experience the Marketing world for the summer! She accompanied Cynthia to OIC, Rotary and other meetings and learned how our social media service works! Joshita is now studying at the University of Pennsylvania where she plans to graduate in May of 2021 with her Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
“This internship at Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions has been a fantastic experience for me. With the company having so many different facets, each day included a variety of tasks to complete. I loved working with Cynthia, who makes everyone feel right at home. As a rising junior in high school, this opportunity was a means for me to discover the marketing world and help me figure out my interests as I move forward. Overall, interning ESMS was a great way for me to learn about a local, yet impactful, company.”
Meet Bianca Spatola! Bianca started with ESMS in August of 2015 and was here until she graduated from West Chester University in May of 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication! Here at ESMS, Bianca worked on maintaining social media pages, Blog posts, YouTube videos, and much more! She has recently accepted her first professional position as an Intake Scheduling Coordinator at IMX Medical Management Services! We wish you continued SUCCESS, Bianca!
“Working with Cynthia Ericson has been a great experience so far! I’m learning so much about marketing in a real-world setting, and I know I will be taking these newly learned skills with me in my future career. Being that this is my first internship, I couldn’t have asked for a better mentor! Cynthia cares so much about her interns and wants them to gain as much as they can from their experiences. I look forward to all I will learn in this upcoming year!”
Meet Stephanie Sywensky! Stephanie started at ESMS in November of 2015 to May 2016 and returned January to May 2017. Stephanie was responsible for maintaining social media pages, blog posts, and much more! She graduated from West Chester University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in May of 2017. Now, Stephanie works at Phoebe Ministries as a Revenue Cycle Manager. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Stephanie!
“In just the short time that I have been working at Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions, I have been warmly welcomed by Cynthia Ericson and the team! They have made my transition into the team an easy one by showing me the day-by-day routine of working with specific software, social media outlets, and as well as expand my networking. I am looking forward to my journey here at ESMS and am excited to increase my knowledge in the communication and marketing field!”
Meet Caroline Hipwell! Caroline started at ESMS in March and was with us through August 2016. Caroline learned all about the social media channels, blog posts, Constant Contact, and much more. Caroline was a student at West Chester University pursuing a Bachelor’s degrees in Communication Studies and graduated in May of 2017. Now, Caroline works at Comcast as a Human Resources Specialist. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Caroline!
“I am so excited to learn and grow with Cynthia Ericson and her team at ESMS. Everyone has been extremely welcoming and I have already learned so much about the marketing world! In my time with ESMS I hope to expand my knowledge in communication and social media.”
Meet Jennifer Gallo! Jen started at ESMS in March and was with us through August 2016. Jen learned how to post on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and so much more. She also explored the world of editing and videography. Jen was a Marketing major with a minor in Geography and graduated from West Chester University in May of 2017. Now, Jen works at Mirakl as a Team Assistant, Customer Success. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Jen!
“I can’t wait to spend the next couple months here at ESMS! I have already learned a lot in my short time here and am excited to learn more about the marketing field. Cynthia Ericson and the rest of the team have been extremely inviting and supportive!”
Meet Hannah Lamey! Hannah started training at ESMS in March and was with the team until August 2016 and was then with us through December 2016. Hannah was responsible for maintaining client social media pages and writing blog posts. Hannah was a Marketing major and graduated from West Chester University in May of 2017. Now, Hannah works at Publicis Health Media as a Social Media Manager. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Hannah!
“Having my first internship experience at ESMS has been extremely rewarding and I have learned more than I could have ever imagined. Being the only intern during my time, it allowed me an extremely hands on experience, that I would not have been able to have anywhere else. Coming in to this internship I thought I knew everything I needed to know about social media because my generation grew up with social media at our fingertips from a very young age; however there were still so many features that I had never heard of before working with Cynthia. I have received vast amounts of knowledge about social media, marketing proposals, Videography, and so much more. I am eternally grateful for this knowledge as it will help me in my future career.
Cynthia has given me so many opportunities to learn and grow by taking me to her lectures and I feel so fortunate to have been able to be a part of them. There are not enough words to explain how fortunate and grateful I am for everything Cynthia has done for me. The friendship I have made with her is something I will have for the rest of my life.”
Meet Matt Murphy! Matt started at ESMS in January 2017 and was with us through the summer of 2017. Matt was responsible for maintaining client social media pages and writing blog posts. Matt studied Marketing at Temple University and graduated in May of 2019. Now, Matt works at CB2 as a Sales Associate. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Matt!
“The Internship at Ericson Strategic Marketing Solutions has given me additional insight on the ebbs and flows of the marketing world. As a marketing major this gives me a hands-on opportunity to get a good feel for what I may be doing in my future endeavors. I have learned very many things, such as tailoring your social media channels to benefit business, advertisement generation, website clean-up, in addition to others! Although I have already learned a lot, there is still so much for me to learn, and I look forward to doing so in my time here!
Cynthia has given me the opportunity to get familiarized with things I will certainly see in the future, which has been a tremendous experience for me. I am very grateful for my experience and being part of the ESMS family.”
Meet Cameron Daniels! Cameron started at ESMS in May 2017 and was with us through the summer of 2017. Cameron was responsible for maintaining client social media pages and writing blog posts. Cameron was a Marketing and International Relations dual major at West Chester University, and graduated in May of 2019. She then went back and received her Masters in Human Resources Management from West Chester University in May of 2020. Now, Cameron works at Deloitte as a Human Capital Consultant. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Cameron!
“My first internship is with ESMS and I can honestly say it is the best decision. Cynthia is nurturing and helpful, providing useful feedback consistently. I specifically picked ESMS because I would be able to work hands-on with Cynthia – an experience most corporate jobs would not be able to offer. Cynthia has tons of knowledge at her fingertips and has a holistic understanding of marketing. I love the fact that I can work directly with social media – a part of the marketing world that I’ve always been so interested in.
I am so appreciative for the opportunity Cynthia has given me. She is a well-respected member of the community and someone I truly believe is a mentor and a friend to me. The experiences she has given me will last a life time and I know will continue with me throughout my marketing career.”
Meet Deanna Simonsen! Deanna started at ESMS in August 2017 and was with us through the winter of 2017. Deanna was responsible for maintaining client social media pages and writing blog posts. Deanna was a Marketing and Geology dual major at West Chester University, and graduated in May of 2018. Now, Deanna is a Manager at Boostin’ Bowls. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Deanna!
“This is my first internship and I am very excited that it is with ESMS. I am still unsure of where my career will take me, but this opportunity is giving me insight into the marketing world that I would not have received without it. Being able to work hands-on with Cynthia is a unique and rewarding experience that most interns don’t receive. I look forward to what the future holds and where ESMS will take me.”
Meet Audrey Uebelhoer! Audrey stared with ESMS in February 2018, and was with us until May 2018. Audrey was responsible for maintaining client social media pages and writing blog posts. Audrey was a Marketing and Management dual major at West Chester University, and gradated in May of 2020. Now, Audrey works at Jacobs as an Inside Sales Professional. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Audrey!
“Interning with ESMS has been a tremendously beneficial experience for me as an aspiring marketing professional. This happens to be my first internship, and I can say with pride that ESMS has been an amazing opportunity to help push my future career and life in the right direction. The interning experience at ESMS is unlike any other company with internship opportunities. At ESMS, you work hands-on and alongside with Cynthia every day. Her knowledge and insight is something I will take with me and use for the rest of my life. I found the interpersonal interaction at ESMS extremely valuable, and was able to learn new aspects of the business world both quickly and effectively. I am excited to see what the future holds for me as a marketing professional.”
Meet Amanda Koser! Amanda started at ESMS in March 2018 and was with us through August of 2018. Amanda was responsible for maintaining client social media pages, working on the database management using constant contact, and scheduling, planning, and creating blog posts. Amanda was a Marketing major at West Chester University, and graduated in May of 2019. Now, Amanda works at Comcast Spotlight as a Traffic Coordinator. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Amanda!
“This is my first internship, and I’m very excited to get some experience working with ESMS. I’m still not positive with what I want to do after I graduate, but I’m grateful for this opportunity to help expand my knowledge about marketing. This internship is different from most other internship opportunities because you get the opportunity to work hands-on alongside with Cynthia every day. I have already learned many useful marketing tactics that I will take with me in the future, and I can’t wait to learn even more about strategic marketing in the next couple of months. ESMS is all about relationships, and I felt as though this fits good with my personality. Cynthia taught me new aspects in marketing and business quickly and efficiently. I am excited to see what I end up working in the future with my marketing career.”
Meet Jillian Flanagan! Jillian is a Great Valley High School Graduate / May 2018 and our second high school student to join the ESMS internship program! She is with us for the summer and will learn all about the world of Marketing! Jillian’s focus will be social media and constant contact and she will also accompany Cynthia to Rotary and other meetings as the summer unfolds! Welcome Jillian!
Jillian is now at the University of Wisconsin – Madison working towards a degree in Environmental Studies and anticipates graduating in May of 2023.
“I was pleasantly surprised when ESMS welcomed me to their team. The other interns were college students—most of which were marketing majors. Having just graduated high school, I was anxious about being able to keep up. I’ve learned that I actually know a lot about marketing from just being a Generation Z consumer. I’ve also learned that there is a considerable amount to learn from being on the other side of the advertisements. I am not sure what I want to do with my career yet—it might not have anything to do with marketing! Either way, I’m grateful for the opportunity to learn about how marketing impacts small businesses in our community. I can’t wait to see how this internship influences my next steps.”
Meet Bhaskari “Shri” Budhavarapu! Shri started at ESMS in July 2018 and was with us through December 2018. Shri was responsible for maintaining client social media pages, research, creating social media calendars and writing blog posts. Shri is a 2018 graduate of Rosemont College with a B.A. in Business Management/Minor in Biology. She worked hard to get her Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration MSHCA from Rosemont College and graduated in May of 2020. Now, Shri works at Bucks County Smiles as an Insurance Coordinator. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Shri!
“I have known about ESMS and Cynthia Ericson through their workshops held for college students. I am glad I went to the workshops, because it was really helpful and the tips I learned from these workshops have helped me in my career and future. When I got the call from Cynthia about an Internship opportunity, I was delighted and excited to be part of their team. This is my first marketing internship and it has been a different experience from previous internships. You get the opportunity to work hands-on alongside with other interns and Cynthia every day. ESMS is all about relationships and this is something I also value. Cynthia taught me new aspects in marketing and business which I am excited to use in the near future.”
Meet Alisa Colliton! Alisa started with the ESMS Team in August 2018 and was with us through December 2018. Alisa was responsible for maintaining client social media pages, working on the database management using constant contact and also created a newsletter for ESMS. Alisa also attended and assisted in the ESMS Workshop Series. Alisa was a Marketing major at Central Penn College and graduated in May of 2019. Now, Alisa works at Colliton Elder Law Assocs PC as a Notary Public. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Alisa!
“This is my first internship and I am glad I’m taking my internship here at ESMS for the next couple months. I have known Cynthia Ericson through my volunteer experience with her Sunrise Rotary Club. Just by volunteering, it was a good experience because I learned a lot. Now I’m glad I’m part of the internship team. I expect this internship will expand my social media and the marketing skills. I don’t know what I want to do after my internship is done and when I graduate from college, but this will give me a path for what I want to do in the future.”
Meet Haley Whiteman! Haley started at ESMS in October 2018 and was with us through May 2019. Haley revised the Intern Manual, updated the ESMS data base, worked on marketing ESMS through social media channels and Constant Contact. Haley was a Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated in May of 2019. Now, Haley works at PrimePay as a Brand and Market Associate. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Haley!
“This is my very first internship experience and I’m extremely thrilled it’s with ESMS and working alongside Cynthia. I admire Cynthia’s flexibility with her interns, guiding and mentoring us as we learn various aspects of business and specifically marketing. This is a great opportunity to help jumpstart my career. Building relationships and making connections is an essential part of marketing, and I have already learned so much through Cynthia and alongside the team of interns. Although I’m only here for a short amount of time, I know the valuable information that I learn here will be taken with me far into the future and even beyond my career. I haven’t decided exactly what I want to do with my career yet, but I’m confident that this internship will lead me in the right direction. I’m excited to see where this opportunity will take me as I’m beginning to build the foundation for my future career.”
Meet Julia McArdle-Coe! Julia started at ESMS in April 2019 and was with us through the Summer of 2019. Julia managed client social media pages, scheduling and database management. Julia graduated in May of 2020 from West Chester University with a Major in Business Management and a minor in HR Management. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Julia!
“I am so excited to be an intern for ESMS! The opportunity Cynthia has created is unique and I have learned so much. During my internship search, I wanted a comfortable and safe environment which is exactly what ESMS provides. Additionally, I believe that the skills and knowledge I learn will be beneficial and relevant in my next endeavor. After meeting with Cynthia I realized the internship was right for me because it was something that would challenge, and excite me day in and day out. I am so lucky to be a part of this family!”
Meet Julia Stefani! Julia started at ESMS in January 2019 and was with us through the Summer of 2019. Julia managed daily postings, scheduling and created social media content while managing client social media pages. Julia graduated from West Chester University in May 2020 with a Major in Business Marketing. Now, Julia works at Insight Global as a Recruiter. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Julia!
“I have learned so much more than I could have ever anticipated. I have been working with different social media platforms, learning how to communicate properly in a professional business setting and have accompanied Cynthia to one of her keynote speeches. It is such a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere to work in. This is my first internship, and I feel so lucky to be working alongside someone with so much wisdom and experience in the marketing world. Cynthia has showed me the importance of giving back and treating people with the upmost respect. I am looking forward to spending the summer interning and learning as much as possible from this wonderful company. I will take these lessons with me throughout my marketing career, and I could not be more grateful to have started out at ESMS!”
Meet Vanessa Shum! Vanessa started at ESMS in August 2019 and was with us through December 2019. Vanessa was responsible for maintaining client and ESMS social media accounts, scheduling and creating content, writing blog posts, and researching and updating ESMS career development workshops. She was a Communication and Media major at West Chester University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in December of 2019! Now, Vanessa works at Gambhir Cosmetic Medicine as a marketing Manager/Administrative Assistant. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Vanessa!
“The amount of knowledge and skills I have gained from ESMS is tremendous. I am so thankful for all of Cynthia’s mentoring and insight. Being a part of the ESMS team not only gave me such valuable marketing experience, but amazing relationships that will last a lifetime as well. Cynthia puts so much time and care into training her interns, so they can flourish both professionally and as individuals. Thank you, Cynthia, for such a rewarding experience!”
Meet Savannah “Skye” Prezio! Skye started at ESMS in September 2019 and was with us through December 2019. Skye was responsible for maintaining client and ESMS social media accounts, creating and scheduling content, writing blog posts, and researching and updating ESMS career development workshops. She was a Business Marketing major at West Chester University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in December of 2019! Now, Skye works at Rain the Growth Agency as an Assistant Media Planner. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Skye!
“I interned at ESMS from September to December 2019. Interning for Cynthia has taught me so much about the marketing industry, and the skills I have obtained through this experience have prepared me for the business world. Cynthia has showed me how rewarding and challenging it is to run your own business, and she has provided her interns with a very hands-on experience. ESMS is a great place to get a head start on your career!”
Meet Natalie Butera! Natalie started at ESMS in October 2019 and was with us through the Spring of 2020. Natalie managed daily postings, scheduling, and created social media content while managing client social media pages. Natalie graduated from West Chester University in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. Now, Natalie works at Stream Companies as an Assistant Digital Media Planner. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Natalie!
“I’m excited to be here for the next couple of months at ESMS. I have learned so much so far, and I know there is more to discover. When searching for an Internship, I was worried I wouldn’t find anything that fit into what I needed, and Cynthia has provided that for me. Cynthia maintains a comfortable environment, providing me with the hands-on experience I need as a Marketing Intern. I believe that the skills and knowledge I take from this internship will be relevant and helpful for my future career. Two of the things I have been working on is marketing and scheduling posts on different social media platforms and creating marketing flyers for clients. ESMS so far has shown me the importance of attention to detail in marketing and has helped me gain a better way of speaking and writing professionally. Thank you Cynthia!”
Meet Caitlin Riley! Caitlin started at ESMS in January 2020 and was with us through the Spring of 2020. Caitlin managed daily postings, scheduling, and created social media content while managing client social media pages. Caitlin graduated from West Chester University in May of 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. Now, Caitlin works at Vanguard as a Client Relations Associate. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Caitlin!
Meet Ben Matyas! Ben started at ESMS in January 2020 and was with us through the Spring of 2020. Ben was responsible for maintaining client social media pages, research, posting and scheduling. Ben graduated from West Chester University in May of 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Business and Technical Writing. We wish you continued SUCCESS, Ben!
“I worked as an intern at ESMS during the winter of 2020. I learned a great deal about social media marketing, as well as how to create and schedule a wide variety of unique posts. Cynthia was a great mentor, and her passion for the work was apparent every day. Most importantly, I learned the value of relationships and connections in the business world. With the knowledge and hands-on experience, I gained during my time ESMS, I feel prepared to take on the challenges of the work force!”
Meet Xena Maganas! Xena was with ESMS from June 2020 through January of 2021. Xena was responsible for social media research, posting, scheduling, and analytics. Xena will graduate in May of 2021 from Temple University’s Fox School of Business with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing.
“Having the opportunity to work at ESMS kicked started my professional career and exposed me to real-world work experiences. Working hands-on with Cynthia every day gave me a unique and engaging experience, she has taught me so much about how to be a marketing professional. From designing creatives to calculating data, these are skills I have gained during my internship and would not have been exposed to without this rewarding experience! Being a marketing major with a focus on social media, this internship taught me the ins and outs of all social media channels and how to navigate them. Not only did I get an amazing internship experience, Cynthia is also a mentor to me and prepared me for skills I will need when searching for a post-college job and how to navigate LinkedIn. I am excited to see where my future takes me and how I use ESMS and my ESMS connections post-college!”
Meet Carly Schriver! Carly was with ESMS from September of 2020 through May of 2021. Carly was responsible for social media research, posting, scheduling, and analytics. Carly will graduate from West Chester University in May of 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing.
“I had the pleasure of working with Cynthia as an intern at ESMS from September of 2020 through May of 2021. I have learned a lot from my time with Cynthia, like scheduling out social media posts, content creation, and analyzing social media insights. I know I will be taking these newly learned skills with me in my future career. Cynthia cares a lot about her interns and seeing them grow throughout their college career, making sure they are as prepared as possible to enter the work force post- graduation.”
Meet Stephanie Klimaszewski! Stephanie was with ESMS from December of 2020 through May of 2021. Stephanie was responsible for social media research, posting, scheduling, and analytics. Stephanie will graduate in May of 2021 from West Chester University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.
“The highlight of my final Spring semester of college is being able to be a part of ESMS’s internship program. This is my first internship, and I am grateful to gain professional marketing experience before graduation this coming May. Working with Cynthia has been wonderful and insightful. The skills and software programs we utilize during the internship leaves me with confidence as I approach my future. I look forward to using the knowledge gained from my experiences with ESMS towards my career.”