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SBMS Interns

Traders Connect


SBMS has established relationships with a number of universities including RMIT, Chisholm, Deakin, Swinburne, Latrobe, Melbourne and SAE Institute,  in providing opportunities for students to gain professional experience and practice the skills they are studying by working directly with QVM Traders. 


Coming from a broad category of backgrounds and personal interests, our interns share one thing in common:  their love for local small business and marketing.  They’re passionate about putting their skills to good use, each ready and eager to take up the challenge and help QVM business owners.  The value they bring cannot be understated. Our Interns’ capabilities include photography, videography, graphic design, web design, SEO, visual communications, and marketing.


Need help with any of the following? We can help for FREE

  • Digital Marketing - Google My Business, Facebook, Instagram, QVM website, Citations etc.
  • Update content and product photos on website
  • Graphic Design (signage, banners, business cards etc, re-usable bag design)
  • Logo designs or refresh
  • Product Photography
  • Videos
  • Marketing Material Creation

Meet our Interns

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Jonan Lau

Jonan is currently studying at Swinburne University of Technology where he is undertaking a Bachelor of Design with majors in Motion and UX Design. He has always been interested in the visual aspects of life since he was a toddler, and never realised until he was older that it was actually the jobs of some people to make things look nice. Jonan has experience in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, as well as various other programs across Adobe or Autodesk suites, and is eager to apply his skills and learn more while assisting at Queen Victoria Market.

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Taylor Normington

Taylor is an award-winning Photographer with a Certificate III in Design Fundamentals and Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging. He is dedicated to attention to detail in his work and is looking to continue his career as a Photographer.

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Zachary Kramp

Zachary is a recent high school graduate student from Kansas City who has put in the extra effort to graduate early and jumpstart his way into the working world. He will be attending college in the fall of 2023, to follow his passion for going into the medical field. Not only as a surgeon but with incorporating business into it as well with hopes of having his own practice. Zachary has always been interested in medicine as well as marketing/business. He has a keen eye for setting up social media accounts to attract viewer traffic. Zachary is an extremely motivated, young adult. He is very outgoing, personable, and passionate.

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Hannah Stowe

Hannah comes from Rhode Island, U.S.A. and is thrilled to share her passions for mindful marketing, design, and digital storytelling. Hannah excels at photography, editing, and leveraging social media platforms to drive revenue, increase visibility, or to develop partnerships. Hannah is adept at spotting value for ventures and untapped market segments. She is excited about the mission of SBMS and to assist the cadre of founders at the Queen Victoria Market. Hannah is a dynamic collaborator, loves to join or build teams, and takes a socially-minded approach to business and brand. She has a particular affinity for supporting the work of women entrepreneurs and women-led businesses. Hannah has experience with aspects of business accelerators and loves the often quoted “keep your eye on your WHY”. 

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Patrick Aebi

Patrick comes from San Francisco and is incredibly excited about joining the SBMS team! He recently graduated from the University of Oregon with a major in advertising and a double minor in sports business and business administration. Patrick has always enjoyed socializing and creating meaningful relationships with his peers. He has years of experience being a team member and leader. This natural affinity towards people led him to take interest in marketing. Specifically, Patrick has a deep interest in brand marketing. He is curious as to how brands can leverage their personality to boost product or service revenue. He enjoys thinking of creative strategies for brands to help accelerate them toward their goal

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Jenny Watkins

Jenny is a high achieving Social Policy graduate from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. Alongside her degree she was also employed, thus, developing strong time-management, problem-solving, leadership and team-work skills. Not only this, Jenny also developed a passion for how businesses excel in demand due to marketing and advertising techniques. Therefore, she is eager to excel in this internship and gain further real-life experience with SBMS to help the Queen Victoria Market traders gauge an online presence. Jenny is a creative, self-determined individual who can communicate with a diverse range of individuals.

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Juan Roman Serna

Juan is a passionate and self-motivated Marketing graduate with a Master´s in Marketing and Consumer Psychology. After finishing his studies, he is eager work hard to gain experience and knowledge within the field. Juan has previous experience with InDesign, Canva, and Illustrator. With strong communication and leadership skills, Juan is driven and passionate to aid businesses to realise and utilise their full marketing potential.


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Mia Cooper

Mia is a recent high school graduate taking a gap year before matriculating to Yale University in the fall of 2023. Through her work with Three Lives & Company, a New York City independent bookstore, she has seen how small businesses can build a foundation for their community. She is passionate about SBMS’s mission to uplift the small businesses at Queen Victoria Market. Mia hopes to use her experience with website development and social media marketing to foster an effective and engaging online presence for market traders. She is observant, resourceful, and committed, with strong interpersonal skills that help her thrive as both a leader and a team player.

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