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Interns tweet along as summer winds down

Jenna Johnson

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, employers seemed just as excited.

Happy Follow Friday!

@OHnewsroom Intern 1: "Does this beard make me look older or younger? Be honest." Intern 2: "I don't know, but it makes you look creepier." July 28

@Spiderkib: If you break the intern you have to replace it, just like all the other office equipment #greg July 24

@peekabooradley The clothes I bought for my teaching internship make me look frumpy. Possibly a good thing bc I dont want to intern at a HS looking hot. July 24

@JoshuaDWatson First time alone in the internship office. Blasting music, not wearing pants, eating cake and tweeting about it. (The cake thing was a joke) July 29

@BenjaminCM Just got an intern application from a Czech, gay porn star. To interview or not to interview? July 29

@Orlenacrlv "I feel like a trained monkey. They should feed us bananas." Intern talking to another intern 14gG2J July 27

@wesnic Gay intern and I just discovered we had the same purple Pocahontas t-shirt when we were in grade school. The things we have in common... July 27

@CaraCeasar I just walked into the kitchen to find an intern eating my lunch. July 27

@WilliamSaw Finally set my goals for the internship: leave with as many office supplies as possible July 28

@sara_bang Lesson from internship: company kickball tournament is a super serious business. July 28

@Twsmyth girl intern asked if i went out last night, when I said yeah she was like I dont know why I just had a feeling haha guess I look #hungover July 29

@drgeorgebenson My intern suggested that I look into one of those new power chairs. I suggested something he could ride all the way back to Malibu. July 29

@Hussle_Simmons As my internship comes to a close in a couple weeks I realize I have lost a lot and gained nothing. #jokesonme lol July 29

@P0PCultured So over this internship right now. I would give anything to be cuddled up in my PJ's instead of freezing in this icebox they call and office July 26

@CADelargy I just got (cleverly) iced by my intern. "I bought the best flavor" (pineapple) http://twitpic.com/29rh1c July 29

@maravi I tried to like the intern, but she's not very nice to me. And today she tried to get me in trouble with my boss. July 28

@HudonNoodles Indian Feast followed by vinyl, smoke, mirrors, lights, projectors, & some really intense dancing energy. Best internship perks ever! July 24

@BisforButton Dilema: If I move to Philly I will be surrounded by artsy-fartsy stuff that I love. Move to Ohio I might intern for AP Mag. Gah choices! D: July 24

@codypo Headed to the wedding of a former intern, it's to be held inside a natural cavern. One more bullet point for the resume: wedding spelunker. July 24

@marisapaulson 6 DC interns+thrilling coasters+waterpark+employees who don't speak English+torrential downpour+broken Metro = one memorable day at 6 Flags! July 25

@tcbrown07 Note to future parents: if your children are under the age of 10, don't bring them on a capitol tour. They don't get it. #internship July 27

@CamilleMaurice :( My sweet intern went home sick. Maybe I should use this extra hour to find some more maternity pants? July 27

@rungirl213 Seriously had someone call today and ask me if I was interested in an internship I applied to over a year ago. A year ago? July 27

@ShanesCows The Intern is gone. :( Anyone else want to be my slave? July 27

@VictorHeights This overweight old lady at my internship keeps making sexual jokes geared towards me....o_O #AwkwardTurtle July 27

@shermradio @iamsocialite I just saw a cat with a fake title and a real intern July 27

@UNCAlumna Just got my final grade for my internship.....A!!!!! July 27

@melissaguarraci I think I want to be an intern when I grow up. #fb July 28

@Cortesbby159 So our intern is sooooooo annoying ! She's giving me a headache!!!!! Lol she wnt stop talking!! July 29

@college_missy as an intern I am mostly rewarded by my many bosses when I prove to be only slightly more capable than a robot. July 30

@EthanCasta is it legal to have a prospective intern sign an agreement stating that he agrees to be struck by me for making computational errors? July 30

Campus Overload is a daily must-read for all D.C. interns. So, make sure to bookmark http://washingtonpost.com/campus-overload. You can also follow me on Twitter and fan Campus Overload on Facebook.

By Jenna Johnson  |  July 30, 2010; 11:25 AM ET
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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