Unique Cover Letter Lands Daisy Alioto ’13 NPR Internship

Daisy Alioto ’13

Trying to convince National Public Radio to hire her for an internship this summer, senior Daisy Alioto — who will be the student Baccalaureate speaker Friday evening — eschewed the old-fashioned cover letter typed on heavyweight stationery.

Instead, she turned to Storify, an online site that lets users tell narratives by compiling posts from different sources such as Twitter, Facebook, online news sites, blogs and more. (Alioto jokes in her Storify letter that the reason for this was because Grumpy Cat — the sour-faced kitty that has become an Internet sensation — ate her cover letter.)

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