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  • Tala Odeh 4:47 pm on April 8, 2014 Permalink
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    How To Juggle Interning, Academics and A Social Life All At Once. 

    The expectation at American University is that we as students must study, work, intern, go out and get some sleep all at once. But with a hectic schedule at times it can be hard to create that work life balance. As a senior with some perspective, and as a student that at one point in time didn’t have it all together, I am here to tell you how to spend 24 hours a day, 8 for work, 8 for sleep and 8 for play.

  • Eliza Brashares 9:49 pm on August 11, 2011 Permalink
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    The End 

    In the other internships I’ve had, the end of an internship was a big deal. There was usually lunch, a thank you email, I even had once coworker cry once. Since many of us interns ended on Friday the 5th, and only a few interns were going out to lunch with their respective supervisors, the rest of us decidedly to plan ourselves a little lunch in our own honor. It was not a big deal but it was nice to be together on our last lunch. In keeping with tradition, we went to Sweet Greens and then sat outside and talked for a while about what we had learned here, as well as our personal lives. While there was no company lunch, no thank you card, no tears, I did get two hugs and a chance to spend lunch with some of my new friends. So here goes, the final “Things I have learned” list:

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  • Emily Fleitz 7:04 pm on March 31, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Albert Einstein, balance, class credit, , on-campus job, SIS,   

    Intern Wonk 

    “Try not to let school get in the way of your education” – Albert Einstein

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    • miranda78 6:08 pm on April 6, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      What a great point you make about the value of internships. I think your current one will definitely lead to a lot more possibilities: this is only the beginning!

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