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Campus Overload: July 11, 2010 - July 17, 2010

Tweets of the week from intern world

Happy Follow Friday! Again, here is your weekly roundup of snarky, funny, lame and hilarious tweets about or by interns. Enjoy! @auWESome intern indy just asked "What's the age of consent in Alabama?". What the hell did he do this...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 16, 2010; 2:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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That intern: The change-the-world 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  |  July 16, 2010; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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That intern: The printer intern

Each summer, some intern gets assigned the desk right next to the printer.

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 15, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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#InternDiet Challenge: Day 3

Today is Day 3 of our #InternDiet Challenge. Keep telling me about the free meals you find via e-mail (johnsonj@washpost.com) or Twitter (use hashtag #interndiet). Need some help locating free food? Here are a couple ideas: National Veggie Dog Day,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 14, 2010; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hipsters rapping: Always funny?

I could totally see this gum-advertisement-disguised-as-a-viral-video actually going viral. There's just something about white dudes rapping about who is more green, who has the better job (door-to-door knife and insurance salesman vs. computer programmer), who does more public service, who...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 14, 2010; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Networking  | Tags: Video, YouTube  
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That intern: The study abroad 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. (I got...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 14, 2010; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Need cheap Tuesday night plans?

We are nearing the end of day 2 of the #InternDiet Challenge ... have you had a free meal yet today? If so, tell me about it on Twitter using the hashtag #interndiet or send an old-school e-mail to johnsonj@washpost.com....

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 13, 2010; 4:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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#InternDiet Challenge: Day 2

Monday kicked off the #InternDiet Challenge for interns and other Washingtonians who love scoring free meals. Keep telling me about the free meals you find via e-mail (johnsonj@washpost.com) or Twitter (use hashtag #interndiet). It's more difficult to find free food...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 13, 2010; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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That intern: The sleepy 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. The sleepy...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 13, 2010; 9:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Latest friend request: Your college prez

Dan deVise and I had lots of fun interviewing college presidents about the increasing pressure they face to be visible on campus and liked by students. Many of the barriers separating a college's top-paid leaders from its tuition-paying students have...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 12, 2010; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Student Government  | Tags: College presidents, Student Government  
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Challenge: Do not pay for food this week

Thirteen years ago, a Post intern tested the urban legend that free food is everywhere in Washington. Miraculously, he went an entire week without paying to eat. Then-intern Michael Colton feasted on Costco samples and happy hour buffets. He attended...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 12, 2010; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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That intern: The always there 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. It doesn't...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 12, 2010; 7:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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