An Intern Will Only Understand these Issues

1. You are regularly reminded of your lower status when you hear your bosses refer to you as “the intern.”

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2. Being broke on the regular because you’re paid minimum wage…

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3. You’ve accepted that no one will ever call you by your actual name or try to pronounce it correctly.

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4. …or, even worse, being an unpaid intern working 40 hours a week.

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5. When you are actually included in an important meeting, you aren’t sure if you should speak up.

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6. You are expected to work extra long hours on random days like everyone else.

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7. Your family and friends constantly ask: “When are you getting a real job?”

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8. You’re *always* short on cash, so when your internship offers free food, you become a monster.

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9. Your mind is a broken record: “Will I be offered a job after this?”

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10. You agonize over why other interns get super competitive and try to throw you under the bus.

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But still you stick together with the friends you make while surviving the struggle.

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