She turned her internship into a full-time gig and has been climbing the ranks in the out-of-home advertising industry for the past 36 years.
If you want to turn any internship into a full-time position, "treat it like a really long interview," the executive tells CNBC.
"Don't just address an internship as a temporary thing, a transient opportunity that's part of your path to a career somewhere else. Really treat it like an amazing opportunity and delve in.
"Get to understand the business, bring as much value to the organization as possible, and become a valuable member of the team," she says.