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Campus Overload: July 25, 2010 - July 31, 2010

How not to offend Washingtonians

Today's guest blogger is Beatrice Peterson, a Washington native and a junior at Trinity University here in D.C. The culture of an area isn't something that is learned in a short period of time -- and certainly not during the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 30, 2010; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Trinity  
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Interns tweet along as summer winds down

This week on Twitter there were lots and lots of interns counting down the days to the end of their internships, thanking co-workers for final lunches and explaining how excited they are to go back to school. In many cases,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 30, 2010; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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That intern: The still-an-intern 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 summer...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 30, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Advice for frosh from Meredith College students

Welcome back to Freshman Orientation. Today a group of students at Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C., answered the question: What do you wish you knew freshman year? Allie Hargrove, Class of 2011 "I wish I had figured out earlier that...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 29, 2010; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Bashing on D.C. interns, Lady Gaga-style

Bashing on the worst-of-the-worst interns is almost like a sport in the District. Intern screw-ups are laughed about at happy hour and documented in status updates on Facebook and Twitter. There's even a blog dedicated to the topic, Spotted: DC...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 29, 2010; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Video, YouTube  
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That intern: The Ivy League 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 have...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 29, 2010; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Commuters are college students, too

Today's frosh orientation guest lecturer is Daniel Sullivan, director of first year and transitional programs at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He also has two daughters in college. Commuter students are sometimes overlooked when it comes to "preparing...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 28, 2010; 11:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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That intern: The office supplies 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 28, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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College advice from a Sewanee junior

Welcome back to Freshman Orientation. And who better to give advice than a current student? So, today's guest lecturer is Kelly O'Mara, a junior studio art and English major at Sewanee: The University of the South. Remember everyone is just...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 27, 2010; 2:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Send me your intern photos!

Now that you have had weeks to become BFF's with your fellow interns, I want to see your pics! The Post has launched an online Intern Scrapbook -- and already we have a handful of photos of interns from the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 27, 2010; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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That intern: The baking 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. (For today's...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 27, 2010; 9:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Freshmen: Bring your manners to campus

Welcome to the first day of freshman orientation! Today's "guest lecturer" is Ruth Davis, a computer engineering professor at Santa Clara University. As a longtime college professor, I have noticed that today's students sometimes arrive missing some of their manners....

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 26, 2010; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Welcome to Freshman Orientation 2010

If you are headed to college for the first time this fall, chances are back-to-school has been on your mind all summer. Hopefully, you are excited -- these next four years (or five, or six) are going to be some...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 26, 2010; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Want to network? Ask for advice

Networking does not mean asking for a job -- it means asking for advice.

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 26, 2010; 8:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Job Search  
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That intern: The offensive 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. No matter...

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 26, 2010; 6:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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