5 Things You Probably Shouldn't Say As An Intern

5 Things You Probably Shouldn't Say As An Intern

While I was an undergraduate, I had three different internships before transitioning into a full-time position. If you read my post last week, you know that shared all the details on How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days. Now that I've been a part of the workforce for four years, I've had the opportunity to work with interns and serve as a mentor. 

*Disclaimer: These are all real things that I or coworkers of mine have heard out of the mouth of real interns. I realize that these were all said in specific situations and I'm not attributing these statements to all working young adults/interns. Also, please note that the GIFs in this post are for comedic purposes. I'm really not this dramatic in real life. 

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How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

The end of your senior year of college is a strange time. You'll have your degree that you've worked your butt off for in a few weeks but before you get it, you're tasked with finding out what to do after graduation. Lots of students run into this dilemma year after year. The way I see it, there are a few options: 

  1. You can browse around and look for full-time positions that you think you're qualified for even though you'll repeatedly ask yourself: "how am I supposed to get an entry-level job if 1-2 years of experience are required?!"
  2. You can apply for an internship and hope that it turns into a full-time gig
  3. You can move back in with your parents and continue to seek out job opportunities, some of which will have nothing to do with your college degree
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