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Campus Overload: June 13, 2010 - June 19, 2010

Things interns should never say...

This week I blogged about "the suck-up intern" as part of my "That Intern" series -- and received series e-mails and messages from people loving on that intern and hating on that intern. The best e-mail was from a supervisor,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 18, 2010; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, That Intern  
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Twitter tales of intern woes, employer gripes

A favorite part of my day is searching for "intern" or "internship" on Twitter. There are cute tweets, hilarious tweets -- and some that make me want to shout, "Don't you guys know these are public!?" Last week I shared...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 18, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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That intern: The "What dress code?" intern

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill 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. (Today's intern...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 17, 2010; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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Is icing over?

I got a tip on Twitter. I went to BrosIcingBros.com. All that remains is this message: "We had a good run Bros..." No more photos of dudes on one knee chugging Smirnoff Ice. No more videos of celebs getting iced,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 17, 2010; 9:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags: Drinking Games  
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Wednesday news roundup

* Oil spill research grants: BP says it will give researchers a total of $500 million to study the massive oil spill. The first $25 million goes to programs led by Mississippi State University, University of South Florida and Louisiana...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 16, 2010; 10:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: News Overload  
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That intern: The suck-up

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill 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. (Several readers...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 16, 2010; 10:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: That Intern  
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That intern: The D.C. native

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill 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. (Today's intern...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 15, 2010; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Tuesday news roundup

Happy Tuesday! It's already hot and humid in Washington. Today I am wrapping up a couple of stories for the paper. What I am reading: * Blue collar is the new white collar: A growing number of the college-educated are...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 14, 2010; 10:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Rep. Bob Etheridge vs. students with cameras

The YouTube video shows Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.) walking along. A man identifying himself as a student working on a project asks him a question while a camera rolls. "Do you fully support the Obama agenda?" Etheridge demands to know...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 14, 2010; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Happy Monday! Now, read these articles...

I am bringing back my daily round-up of interesting college (and, now, internship) news. This time I am going with quicker write-ups, plus a handful of event listings for D.C. interns. Let me know what you think! What I am...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 14, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: News Overload, University of Maryland, University of Nebraska  
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InternsROCK Week means deals galore

As this blog has proven day after day, interns often do not get enough respect. But this week, things might be different. This is InternsROCK week, an initiative by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars and MTV U....

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 14, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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That intern: The know-it-all

Every intern class has so many personalities that they could fill 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. (Today's "That...

By Jenna Johnson  |  June 14, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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