Intern Spotlight: Shay Cohen

Name: Shay Cohen

Department: Account Service

Hometown: Austin, Texas

School & Year: University of Texas at Arlington, Junior

Major: Advertising

Favorite dog breed: The lovable, scrappy pound mutt

What’s your dream job?

I’d love to work for an agency in New York or Chicago while I’m young, then branch out into something more entrepreneurial when I’m older!

What’s the most interesting thing about you that we wouldn’t learn from your resume alone?

I have a passionate interest in history and language. I love tracing modern cultures back to their roots.

Who would play you in a movie about your life?

I’ve been told I look like a young Nick Kroll, though I’m not as funny.

What’s your go-to karaoke song?

Toss up between What a Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers and Int’l Players Anthem by UGK.

Favorite happy hour drink?

Moscow Mule, but substitute the vodka for gin.

Currently watching on Netflix?

Mad Men!

What’s next on your bucket list?

Floating the Dead Sea in Israel next summer 🌊

What inspires you?

A desire to see the world and meet as many different kinds of people as possible.

What does your custom business card tell us about your personality?

I chose my business card image because it reminded me of my favorite contemporary artist, Keith Haring. I’ve been a fan of Haring since I was little for his interpretation of LGBTQ culture.

Describe your experience at PAVLOV in one word:

Illuminating.