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What Does It Take To Land An Internship At BuzzFeed *Life Changing Opportunity*

Hello there, my name is Jipar (Zhypar) and I’m 22 y.o., girl who is passionate about photography and media sphere. And during my junior year in college, I discovered BUZZFEED!

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That Literally Was My Face When I Watched Like 40 BuzzFeed Videos In A Row:

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Because they were soo freaking good!!!

I studied photography and video production in college and after graduation I decided to continue my career in visual arts sphere.

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I genuinely love experimenting with my works, so what’s a better place to work at AND experiment than BuzzFeed

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Here are some of my experiments with graphic design:

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And PHOTOGRAPHS <3

This photograph was even liked my Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography of The New York Times Magazine!!!
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This photograph was even liked my Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography of The New York Times Magazine!!!

Black and white are my thing!!!

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However, I knew that it would be hard to get an invite from BuzzFeed even for an interview...

Chris describes it pretty accurate...I applied for about 60 positions over two years and only twice got an email about the second round.
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Chris describes it pretty accurate...I applied for about 60 positions over two years and only twice got an email about the second round.

After applying for numerous positions at BuzzFeed I wasn’t getting any calls/emails. So I decided to sit down and think *outside of the box*

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So I made an initial research on how to get a job at BuzzFeed

I think I&#x27;ve read/watched hundreds of articles and videos by now. And finally I KNEW what else I should do to land an internship at BuzzFeed: EXPERIMENT!!
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I think I've read/watched hundreds of articles and videos by now.

And finally I KNEW what else I should do to land an internship at BuzzFeed: EXPERIMENT!!

Firstly, I made my BuzzFeed themed CV *because simple CV is not always enough*

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Secondly, I choose my best photographs and made my own online portfolio to show my skills in photography

One on Coroflot.com
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One on Coroflot.com

And one on Instagram

and YES, I watch BuzzFeed Unsolved Mysteries while writing this article!
Jipar Chotonova / Via Instagram: @jipar_chotonova

and YES, I watch BuzzFeed Unsolved Mysteries while writing this article!

The next step is to fill out BuzzFeed application form of a job position that I REALLY want to get...~Fingers crossed~

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Aaaand the last step is hit the button ~Submit Apllication~

DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'll keep you guys poster if it will get any further...

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