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  • jv9968a 9:35 pm on November 18, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: coffee, , , Project Assistant   

    Coffee Time 

    Coffee time is bonding time. It’s a small moment in the day to breathe, take second, and enjoy a warm beverage. Caffeine is the drug that surges through Riot Act day in and day out. With nights that can run as late as 5:00am and with an opening time of 10:00am everyday, coffee (or tea) is a much needed commodity in the office.

    As an intern, I manage much more reasonable hours then the rest of the office, but I am a little java junkie myself. So my new goal is anytime I go to get coffee, offer to get coffee for those in my office.

    It shows that I am taking a small initiative, and that I care. It is a simple act that can help me stand out or at least keep my managers awake through the end of the day.

    It is always good to keep looking for minor things that can set interns ahead of the curve. Interns these days are smart, and are all groomed and bred from fancy colleges. This means, that work wise, they can all be on an even playing field – especially if the intern tasks are more mundane. To stand out (in a good way!), it might take some creative thinking. My way to stand out – caffeine.

    Soon they will start associating the coffee rush with my presence, and never want to let me go. Just kidding, but they will definitely appreciate the thought.

  • Emily Fleitz 3:35 pm on April 28, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: coffee, finals, home, lotr references,   

    At the end of all things 

    So this is it.  I will never walk into 888 16th street again.  I will never sit back down at this desk or get lost in these stairwells.  I will never attend another Solidarity staff meeting or fill my mug with Solidarity’s coffee. 

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    • miranda78 7:17 pm on April 29, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      Thanks for this insightful post. Hope your exams go well and your future internships are as enjoyable!

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