A SprinNG 2020 Intern
Oluwafunmilayo Ojeniyi is a creative content creator, art/design, and communications enthusiast. She loves reading, writing, and literature in general. She is a final year student at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, studying to secure a microbiology degree. However, she is now looking to gain experience and have a career in communications, which she is passionate about because its mastery has proven to help individuals and brands convey information to audiences effectively. She has gained about two years of experience working with brands, improving their social media reputation, and working on projects.
How would others describe you?
I have received much feedback that I am an organized and thoughtful person who works well under pressure. I have also heard that I am self-motivated, determined, and dependable.
What are your career and academic goals?
My career goals include learning professional skills relevant to my interests in communication. In the upcoming years, I also hope to connect with mentors who are professionals in their field and network with other people passionate about community development issues.
My academic goals include graduating from LAUTECH with a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology in a few months.
Why did you join SprinNG?
The responsibilities which accompanied the Editorial and Content Creation Intern position showed that it would be a great fit to explore my capabilities and grow.
Additionally, when I researched about the organization, I connected with its mission and felt passionate about its projects and impact.
What do you enjoy about this internship?
There are many things I love about my internship. My tasks are diverse and ever-changing, which is exciting because I get to learn new things.
Additionally, I like the culture of the organization. I'm gaining knowledge about having a work-life balance. I am also learning from my manager. She makes me feel pretty good at what I do and encourages me a lot.
Who are your favorite authors, and why?
My favorite authors are Francine Rivers and Chimamanda Adichie because they are unique and gripping storytellers with a great command of words. They write in a way that makes you connect uncommonly with the characters, pull your heartstrings, sometimes, make you cry and reflect.
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is Jesudamilare Adesegun-David, popularly known for his Christian leadership and social impact with the CTCTW – Children That Change the World and Ennovate lab. He is also a Strategy Consultant with SprinNG. I look up to him because he helps me to see the best in myself.