By Ivenathika Naranthiran
Greetings, Circuit Blog enthusiasts. Do you recall the butterflies of your first internship
or job? The sweaty palms, the nervous shuffle of your first day, not knowing what
In a similar vein, as a Circuit intern, I found myself gearing up for my very first significant
event — the Bath and Body Works showcase, celebrating the iconic gingham series.
Getting dressed up meant putting on gingham, which proved to be a scavenger hunt
until our boss suggested a look-in at Mr. DIY. There, a serendipitous find saved the
day—a gingham hairband, evidence of which you’ve glimpsed in the photo shared
Now, to the crux of my experience. Imagine the grand centre court of Pavilion, set to
host a crowd of over 200 media and influencer personalities. The newbie in me was
both thrilled and petrified. Yet, in the swirl of preparation and chatter with my colleagues
about our strategies, I felt a part of something thrilling.
The team at Circuit—Liz, Esther, Damia, and our ever-helpful boss were not just
professionals, but mentors who guided me through the maze of my first big event.
There were some hits and misses through the day, however, a snapshot of that day
sticks with me: managing the onslaught of guests, assisting with registration, navigating
the curious public while handing out brochures and stamp cards giving out goodies. My
team’s reassuring presence proved to me just how cohesive and supportive a team
The event wrapped with a casual tour of the booths, camaraderie-filled group photos,
and a keepsake—free hand sanitizer from one of the activities, now a cherished
At the day’s end, as we nursed our weary feet, the overwhelming sense of
accomplishment was undeniable. It was a revelation of how a compact team can pull off
such an extensive event, an experience that certainly left a lasting imprint on my early