What are important things that you wish you’d known, or you think I should know, when I’m looking and applying for internships?
I made a list in my head back in 2016, while commuting to school on the off chance I’d have to fast talk answer this. You’d be amazed how many people ambushed me for ~life advice~ even back then, when the blog was really tiny. Continue reading “What are Important Things You Wish You Knew Before Interning?”
What do we generally need to know about internships?
Think of internships as Career 101: Intro to Your Future Work Life. It’s important that you learn as much as you can as fast as humanly possible, because that sets up your foundation for all your upper-level classes aka Real Work. If you can’t get past your initial struggle here as an intern, you’ll definitely struggle in your succeeding classes. Believe me. I know firsthand.
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Is interning hard?
Nope. Interning itself isn’t hard. What’s difficult is juggling internships with a healthy social life, family life, and acads. That’s the insanely hard part.
If you do nothing but intern, it isn’t hard at all. When you add it to your existing plate, it asks for a lot of sacrifice and depending on your priorities, you’ll probably have to give at least one thing else up. Continue reading “Is Interning Hard?”
Why intern now?
Why do anything now? For me, it’s because tomorrow’s too late. Same goes for interning.
And if not now, then when do you plan to start? When everyone else does? Continue reading “Why Intern Now?”
How can I find internships that will coordinate with my school schedule? All I’ve found are full-time internships and I can’t seem to find any where I can go in once a week for 5 months or something like that.
Plus I don’t want to change the sched of my class since I was able to get the good profs this time and their other time slots don’t help much.
To answer this best, let’s talk about what the interning scene is like first before how to find an internship like you’re asking, so we all have the same picture in our heads.
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