Recently selected as one of the “Top 25 Young Event Pros to Watch” globally by Special Events Magazine, Mary Baird-Wilcock CSEP is a highly sought after event planner and events education mentor. With over 12+ years experience designing and producing events, she is an award-winning thought leader in her profession, having worked with clients such as Google, Facebook, Intel, Microsoft, and TEDx, who are looking for something different. She is the CEO and Senior Event Planner of The Simplifiers, an award-winning full-service event planning firm launched in 2003. Mary has shared her knowledge on how to spot, interview and hire interns, the importance of understanding what goals interns want to accomplish, writing a very good internship opportunity write up, covering letters, and a couple of Mary’s secrets when interviewing interns.

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