Intern Blog

Shut up and grow up. My commitment to find joy

"As a student at Texas A&M University, I am committing to never being comfortable.”
 


5 ways to have fun in D.C, while saving as much money as possible!

My blog suggest 5 different ways in which interns can save money while having fun. As money is an important factor while living here, these are ways students can have fun and enjoy themselves without going broke.


When In DC….Never Turn Down an Event Your Boss Invites You To

A story about an event I attended where the keynote speakers included the US Attorney General, and the Directors of the FBI and the CIA.


7 Reasons You Should Intern in DC, Even if You Plan to Stay in Texas Forever

I wrote about why I think interning in DC is a positive experience for me, even though I do not plan on living up here permanently. I discuss 7 reasons I think interning in DC is beneficial for someone who plans on returning to Texas


Oh the Places You’ll Go!

A quick description of some of the fun places I have discovered during my time here in DC.
 


The Five Best Restaurants I’ve Been to in D.C. (And One of My Favorite Desserts)

This is a list of a few of my favorite restaurants that I have visited so far


How to Laugh at Unfortunate Circumstances

Taking a bad situation and learning to laugh at it


Why You Should Be Your Own Best Friend in a New City

Okay so that sounds a little harsh. Of course you should make the most of your intern cohort and work on building those relationships at the office! But it's okay to explore the city by yourself; in fact, I highly recommend it. Read more to find out why!


The Ultimate D.C. Tour Review - Literally a Once-in-a-Lifetime Production

This summer, the PPIP cohort has had the opportunity to get the most out of Washington, D.C. From day one, I committed to seeing as much of Washington as I could, with no nooks or crannies left unexplored! 


What You Should Know About Eating in D.C.

D.C. is an expensive town in which to eat, but I have some tips that may be helpful.

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