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That intern: The perfect intern

Jenna Johnson

Every intern class has so many different personalities it is like a Real World cast. And every class has "That intern" -- as in, "don't be that intern." Each day I introduce you to one of those interns. (And, it's okay to aspire to be today's intern.)

No matter what you do, you will never be as good as the perfect intern. That intern works harder than everyone, yet never complains or appears tired. That intern effortlessly achieves greater things than other interns can even imagine. All of the higher-ups love that intern, and at least one boss will name at least one off-spring after that intern. That intern is talented, funny, charming, witty and polished. And, worst of all, that intern is the nicest person you have ever met, so it's absolutely impossible to hate the perfect intern.

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By Jenna Johnson  |  May 28, 2010; 6:30 AM ET
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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the perfect intern gets paid, and is not exploited by firms driving trucks thru loopholes in federal and state wage & labor laws.

Posted by: FloridaChick | May 29, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse



Posted by: Nosy_Parker | May 29, 2010 5:32 PM | Report abuse

I don't see an issue with this intern. Who wouldn't want the higher ups at work to love them?

Posted by: lbadams11 | June 1, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

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