thought provoking Being an Intern Is . . .  

Jo Swo
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Whether you're looking to apply for an internship or have been there before, internships are never quite what they seem! Sometimes they are mentally stimulating and get your blood pumping, but more often than not, you find yourself as the office's coffee fetcher. Boring or not, internships are difficult to get, are very useful for furthering anyone's career, and they look fantastic on your resume!

There are all kinds of internships. Some people think that they are just in the office, but you can also go abroad and help poorer countries. These adventures give you the opportunity to test your skills and meet new people on your amazing adventure. However, sometimes they are not so amazing, many people get home sick or feel undervalued by their bosses.

So let us know what you think, what did you think when you were an intern? Did you feel under appreciated? Maybe you felt like your time at your internship was a solid investment in your future? For many students, an internship is an opportunity for to figure out what they want to do in the future. Did your internship help you do this? Let us know! Upvote the words below that best suit your experience, or add your own opinions!. 

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Exhausting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Exhausting Working 8 hour shifts, and that's WITHOUT the commute!

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An Investment is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
An Investment If you can't invest in yourself, what can you invest in? 

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Challenging is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Challenging Getting out of your comfort zone is never easy.

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Intimidating is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Intimidating Great, back at the bottom of the pile again! Just like high school! 

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Rewarding is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Rewarding Finishing each day with a sense of accomplishment.

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Scary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Scary Let's face it, everyone else knows what they're doing and you haven't got a clue!

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Boring is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Boring Those days when NOTHING is happening.

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Stupid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Stupid What was the point of this again?

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Fun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Fun Who knew doing what you loved would be so fun?!

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Stimulating is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Stimulating Finally, a chance to get out of the dusty classroom and into the real world!

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Exciting is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Exciting Waking up in the morning has never felt so good.

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The Worst is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
The Worst Isn't "unpaid intern" a fancy way for saying "office slave"?

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The Best Thing I Have Ever Don... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
The Best Thing I Have Ever Done Meeting new people, learning skills, and just maybe having future job!

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Depressing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Depressing Realizing that your dream wasn't what you expected is the worst.

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Awesome! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Awesome! Finally feeling your age and being treated with respect.

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Surreal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Surreal Wait a second, aren't you still just a kid? And now you're here? In a suit? This doesn't add up...

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Incredible is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
Incredible What's not to like?

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The Best Choice I Ever Made is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
The Best Choice I Ever Made Well at least your mother's proud now!

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A Waste of Time is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
A Waste of Time Does anyone else have any idea what is actually going on? 

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The Best is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
The Best Shadowing your mentors and studying the tricks of the trade are invaluable. 

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The Best Way to Spend a Summer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Being an Intern Is . . .
The Best Way to Spend a Summer Let's face it, it's better than watching Netflix all day!