Debunking Common Intern Myths


By Lindsey Barber

I think that we all can agree that internships can be a bit mysterious. Aside from what you see and hear during the interview process, you’re a little uncertain of what exactly awaits you. I know I had many questions running through my mind each time I faced a new internship opportunity: “What is the team dynamic? What is the learning curve? Will I just fake it, ‘til I make it?”

I recently received some great internship-related questions in response to my previous Culpwrit blog post from a couple Southeast Missouri State University students, and was inspired to reprise. So, here it goes…my position on four common internship myths, including advice on how to navigate tough situations:

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