Intern Profile - Samira Pinu


Samira Pinu




I recently graduated from CUNY- Lehman College with Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computer Graphics and Imaging and minoring in Photography. 


I am originally from Sylhet, Bangladesh. I moved to the United States in 2010 and living in the Bronx, NY since then.


Graphic Design Intern


What are you most excited about this Summer during your internship?

As a graphic design intern, I am exited to work with clients and display their thoughts visually and in some of the most beautiful-creative way. I am also exited about to build a strong portfolio, which will help me to become a successful graphic designer in future.


What three traits define you?

-       Optimistic

-       Trusting

-       Reliable


What is your personal philosophy?

Live simply and do what you want and what you love and just enjoy life.


What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

My phone


What is the greatest challenge you have had to overcome in your life thus far?

After coming to the United States, adapting new culture, language and lifestyle.


What is the one thing you cannot resist?

Anything has Camera design in it. (For example: Camera lens mug, Coffee cup, Camera pendent, bracelet, charm, sticker, stamp, notebook etc.)


What is your greatest fear?

Not saying the right thing in the right place.


Where is your favorite place to be?

Anywhere with loved ones.


How do you recharge?

By shopping.


Where is the best place you’ve traveled to (or want to travel to) and why?

I want to travel Dubai because the country developed very quickly. It has modern architecture, great shopping places and best foods.


What does true leadership mean to you?

Leadership is serving people around you by giving them what they need to succeed.


What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime?

Social Media.


View more of Samira's work at

View more of Samira's work at


What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?

“Don’t just study all the time, enjoy the life a bit and be social”


What are your three most overused words/phrases?

-       Seriously

-       Great

-       That’s Cool


How do you define success?

Having a happy life.


What is the best book you have ever read?

Almost a Women by Esmeralda Santiago.


What movie or novel character do you most identify with?

That’s a trick question. To be honest I never thought of that and I don’t know.


When you look back on life what would you have wanted to accomplish or become?

I don’t think I would like to be or accomplish something else then what I had.


What characteristic do you most admire in others?



What super power would you like to have?

Being invisible.


What's the most important lesson you've learned in the last year?

Not get too close to anybody.


If you ruled the world, what would you change on Day 1?

Open the borders of every country. I feel like people live in the same world and they should be able to go any country they want; does not matter which country they are from.


Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

Although I was a bookworm and great student when I was younger, for the first time I failed in Biology in 9th grade. 


You can follow Samira on her personal Instagram page and business Instagram pages and Facebook and contact her this summer at