IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR A “RETURNSHIP”
Joyce Marie Wright
I’m retired and spend a lot of time online to keep current. JAY Z’s Life+Times Facebook page announced a contest with the grand prize as a week-long internship with the staff at Life+Times. My first thought…this would be an incredible experience and incredible experiences are what retirement should be all about. My second thought…who says an intern has to be young? Applicants needed to write a short essay on why they should be selected and they had to be 21 and over. Piece of cake on both scores.
Four days later, I got a call…I was chosen to be one of the five finalists. During an online video interview I spoke with two staffers for about 15 minutes.
Two days later, I got the second call. I had been chosen as the grand prize winner. I was in the supermarket and I’m sure the people around me thought I was bonkers; there were a lot of wide grins, hand to mouth, hand to chest and back to mouth again. I could barely contain myself!
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