Looking back on the last four months, we can say it’s been an important right of passage; humble beginnings in a not-so-humble industry. Along with the trials and tribulations of a first internship comes a realization that you’ve learned far more than you thought you would. In a relatively short window of time, you dip your toe into the industry, become familiar with office culture, and begin to see yourself as a functioning member of a little something called the economy. It’s can be a tough experience to navigate – but the lessons are enduring.
We asked other seasoned Grippers if they felt the same way, and what they took away as lessons.