- Youngest ever minority CEO of publicly-held company
- Companies have raised, been sold for, and earned over $1M
- Bestselling author
- Business Week 25 under 25 and Inc. 30 under 30
- Recognized in top national press
- Businesses that are changing the world through innovation, improving the environment, and helping the world’s poor.
Business Week Magazine named Lauren Berger number 5 on their annual list of Young Entrepreneurs 25 Under 25. America Online says, "If you are going to college and wondering what you are going to do this summer - you need to look her up." Mobile Youth has placed her in the top 10 Youth Marketing Minds of 2010.
Lauren Berger is CEO of Intern Queen Inc, an online internship destination that helps students find and apply for internships while also educating them on how to make the most of their experiences. Berger grew up in Clearwater, Florida and participated in 15 internships during her 4 years of college, hence the title "Intern Queen". Berger earned a degree in Organizational Business Communications at the University of Central Florida and interned for top-notch companies across the country such as MTV, FOX, BWR Public Relations, and NBC.
Lauren applied her knowledge of the industry to her first job post-college at Creative Artists Agency in Beverly Hills, California. She told everyone at the company of her business ambitions and it caught the eye of Hollywood Producer, Marshall Herskovitz (The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond, Defiance). Herskovitz invested in her start-up in June 2008.
Now, as CEO of Intern Queen Inc. and National College Speaker, Berger works with over 500 employers located all over the US and in Canada. Her site, InternQueen.com, reaches over 40,000 different students, parents, and employers each month. She has connected hundreds of students with the internships of their dreams. Berger has spoken to thousands of high school & college students at over 35 colleges & universities in 16 different states. Berger has a weekly advice column with the Washington Post website and has been recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, FoxBusiness, The New York Post, AOL, Alloy.com, YPulse.com, E!News.com, Yahoo Business, MarieClaire.com, and more.
In her spare time, Lauren loves traveling, spending time with friends & family, and catching up on her DVR!