In this week’s installment of our Intern Spotlight Series, we’re introducing another talented intern, Taylor Coker. She is a rising senior at Johnson and Wales University (JWU), majoring in liberal studies and minoring in marketing.
As an incoming freshman, Taylor was accepted into JWU’s culinary arts program, one of the most prestigious programs at the school. However, after realizing that she had a bigger passion for writing, she decided to change her major to liberal studies in 2018 to develop her skills in content writing.
Before starting her internship at Bakes for Breast Cancer (B4BC), Taylor interned at Horizon Healthcare Partners, a nonprofit supporting people suffering from mental health, devoting herself to communication planning, content creation, and grant writing. To continue honing her writing and creative skills, Taylor decided to pursue another internship at B4BC as a Content Writer.
Some of Taylor’s responsibilities as a Content Writer include contributing SEO-optimized blog posts to our website, conducting interviews, and pitching ideas. She also assists Carol Sneider, the founder/president of B4BC, with event planning. After living in Rhode Island for five years, she has become very familiar with the best bakeries and restaurants in the area and has been able to use this expertise to help work on our annual charity event in Rhode Island.
Taylor hopes to one day combine her love for writing and food by creating her own blog page focused on restaurants and food critiques. She wants to use this blog as a way to share her viewpoints on food and to spread the pleasure of scouting for great eateries.
However, she does not want to spotlight fine dining places that are not accessible to everyone; instead, she wants to write more about street food and different mom-and-pop spots that are staples in the community. Taylor believes that by enhancing the visibility of these local dining businesses, more people will have the chance to feel “the love that those people put into the food.”
Taylor also works at a local restaurant called Bayberry Beer Hall, who will be participating in our Rhode Island charity event this year. In her free time, she likes hanging out with her friends and exploring new restaurants and bars. On top of that, she enjoys staying outdoors and absorbing sunlight’s Vitamin D to mitigate her fatigue and bad moods. Her favorite dessert is the strawberry shortcake, which she hopes to try at one of our charity events.
Taylor has contributed immensely to our organization by always bringing her A game. It’s been a pleasure working with her these last few months, and we know that her passion, hard work, and ambition will take her far in life!
Please stay tuned for the next installment in our Intern Spotlight Series for more interesting facts about our interns. And don’t forget to check out Taylor’s latest blog.
At Bakes for Breast Cancer, our mission is to fund new research and treatment for breast cancer—one sweet treat at a time.
Here are a few ways you can show your support for breast cancer research:
- Participate: Calling all restaurants, bakeries, cafés, and supermarkets in Massachusetts and Rhode Island to participate in one of our annual charity events. To register or learn more, click here.
- Sponsor: We’re looking for companies and foundations who believe in our mission and want to help our organization reach new heights. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, click here.
- Intern: The application for our Fall 2022 Internship Program is now open! To apply today, click here.
- Donate: Your donation will support ongoing cutting-edge research and the incredible doctors who dedicate their lives to finding a cure for breast cancer. To donate today, click here.