Think the professional world is an easy world to get into? You're very wrong. The professional world can be a jungle. It's not easy to juggle your meetings, projects, deadlines, presentations, and the pressure of excelling at everything even if your schedule is packed. You're lucky if your in a workplace that's laidback, but that doesn't happen all the time.
During your internship, you'll get your first taste of being in a workplace. You'll get to work on the industry you'll probably pursue after college graduation. You will be able to try to understand policies and rules in the corporate world. But just because you're an intern means you're allowed to bring some undesirable college habits in the workplace.
We're glad The Financial Diet made this video where founders Chelsea Fagan and Lauren Ver Hage talk about these habits we develop in college that we should break once we enter the professional world. Hit the play button and make sure to take notes, because these are very important tips you should remember.
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- How not to apply for your internship. Sending out your resume and CV soon to find the internship you want? Then read this first because you might be doing one or two mistakes in your application.
- Dos and don'ts of your summer internship. We've given you habits to break, now read more about how you can make your time as an intern a fulfilling one.
- Dressing the part of an intern. Don't know how people in the working world dress exactly? Don't worry because we have your back. Click this link if you want to know how you can dress your age and still look polished for your internship.
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