Intern Feature: Natalie Hirsch

Here at TO THE MARKET, we wouldn’t be where we are without our passionate team. And that includes our fabulous interns! So for the next month, we’ve decided to showcase our five interns and the incredible work they do behind the scenes.

We’re kicking things off with Natalie Hirsch. A sophomore at the University of Maryland, Natalie is a double major in Marketing and Supply Chain Management. She joined this summer after learning about TO THE MARKET from her sister (and former intern!) Jeannie. 

What are you working on with TO THE MARKET? 

I am currently interviewing companies TTM has interacted with — to learn more about them and to feature their work through our blog. This way, TTM can highlight organizations with other impactful missions.

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“Everything You See Exists Together in a Delicate Balance.” – Mufasa, Disney’s Lion King

(*Originally published on LinkedIn)

My enthusiasm for all things Disney started early. I was drawn to the total escapism that the parks provided, the joy that families experienced when engaging with the brand, and the storytelling pervasive in everything Disney touched. I love the House of Mouse so much that I wrote a significant portion of my case studies at Columbia Business School on the company, its culture, and the entrepreneur that imagineered it, Walt Disney.

My devotion to the brand extended to fashion. As a child, my mother was big on self-expression. My daily uniform consisted of a white, long undershirt with a repeating pattern of Minnie Mouse’s face, which I styled with a turquoise bathing suit, opaque stockings, and a skirt. Fortunately, social media didn’t exist yet.

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