Homeless Blogger Lands Internship at Elle Magazine
Lesley Kennedy of Stylelist writes “Here’s a story that still has us smiling. Blogger Brianna Karp (known as “Bri”) — who also happens to be homeless — managed to land an internship with Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll.
Yep, the Orange County writer, who posts about homeless issues on her blog, The Girls Guide to Homelessness, wrote about her experience entering a fashion advice contest back in April, which eventually landed her an audition for a reality show.
The reality show prize was an internship at Elle — mentored by the magazine’s advice columnist E. Jean Carroll — Bri told homelesstales.com.
“Of course, I totally bombed it,” she wrote on her blog. But the experience prompted her to write a letter to Carroll asking about second chances after a bad job interview.
Carroll’s response, posted in July’s Elle? An offer for a four-month internship. “