The 10 Commandments for Being a Great Intern

Never have internships looked more glamorous, or at least been more in the news.

In their latest buddy comedy, The Internship, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson played way-too-old ‘Nooglers’ (code for ‘new’ at Google) and vie for coveted spots as full-time employees at the Internet search giant. In the film, interns create apps, generate sales leads and even play a fierce match of quidditch.

Not a very realistic picture of the average internship, of course. In fact, for many of us internships are more like: following a mind-numbing process, running errands, job shadowing and answering phones.

For those of us not blessed with a summer internship at Google HQ, here are 10 ways to make the most of an internship…







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Danny Rubin headshotAbout the Author: Danny Rubin is a PR professional at Rubin Communications Group in Virginia Beach, VA. A former TV reporter, Danny also writes News To Live By (NTLB), a blog for Millennials that highlights thecareer advice and leadership lessons in the day’s top stories. His NTLB columns are featured on several blogs and news sites, including Huffington PostLifehacker, PolicyMic and Brazen Life. Danny also contributes to Parade Magazine. Follow the blog on Twitter!



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