Some creative directors won't even respond to juniors unless they make frequent and regular inquiries. Don't stalk but remember, persistence will pay off.
Originally from Kauai, Hawaii, Kristen Sugihara studied advertising and design in San Diego. It took her a little more than one year to build her portfolio at San Diego Portfolio Studio. During that time she won numerous numerous national and international awards for stunning, conceptual advertising work.
Ten San Diego Portfolio Studio students participated in an "all day agency blitz" in Los Angeles and visited BuzzFeed, Saatchi & Saatchi, Mullen and RPA.