Intern-al Affairs: Meet Jessica Sussman

Name: Jessica Sussman

Age: 22

Position: magazine intern

Hometown: Leonia, NJ

Heart is in: Tel Aviv, IL

School: FIT, Advertising and Marketing Communications

Facebook or Myspace: Regrettably, Facebook

Fave blog: Brooklyn Vegan

Fave designer: Phillip Lim 3.1 (for them), Lover (for me)

Best thing about interning at PAPER: Photo shoots and the proximity to Pinkberry.

The worst: Realizing I'm certainly not cut out to be a messenger.

Fave PAPER cover: Jean-Paul Goude's Maggie Cheung cover (Mar 2006).

Fave PAPER person and why: Samantha, because she is kind, quirky and treats me as an equal.

Where do you see yourself in five years: Smiling brightly with rough, bloody soles.

Fave free things you do in NYC: Sampling ice cream shops, salivating/fantasizing in Barney's, picnicking

Fave boutique: Opening Ceremony

Fave restaurant: The best meals I've had in a long time: In NYC: Cru; In Tel Aviv: Carmella Bistro

Fave bar: Black & White (Tuesday nights), Bembe (Every night)

First five songs to shuffle on your iPod:
1. After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
2. Wash the Day Away - TV On The Radio
3. Come Together - Beatles
4. White Palms - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
5. Me, Me, And What Separates Us - Rockfour

What's the best and worst things about being in a 6,000 mile long-long-distance relationship? Best - the empowerment of an iSight; Worst - the intangible factor.

By Blaire Huntley

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