Intern Blog

The Internship Bag

Have you ever wondered what was in your co-worker's bag? In this blog I will share what I keep in my bag that I carry to my internship every day.

Culture Shock in the Same Country?

Like most students, who grow up in the suburbs and go to college away from the city, I had the dream of living in the city. I dreamt of living in cities like New York or Los Angeles and envisioned my life to be similar to those seen in movies and on YouTube. Living amid high-rises, unique coffee shops, and great restaurants feels like the epitome of success.

Today, those dreams a...

City Gardening

Living in the big city may leave one feeling far from nature. The solution: gardening!

Exploring beyond D.C.

D.C. has tons of interesting places to explore, but sometimes it can be fun to find what else is available nearby.

Grapefruits on Capitol Hill

How a box of grapefruits shifted the perspective of an intern off the Hill.

Surviving in an Extroverted City as an Introvert

Some tips on ways to stay mentally charged in a demanding work and home environment

Discovering the Meaning of Opportunity as an Intern

As an intern in Washington, D.C. I have had to redefine what opportunity means to me. In this post I explore and explain how that definition has shifted.

Networking 101

Networking is the key to success in Washington, D.C. Here are a few tips that I have learned!

Washington, D.C. - The C is for Coffee

I mean, who doesn’t love coffee? The aroma of coffee alone entices me to produce my best work, whether it is a mundane task or a month-long project. Coffee has become a regular part of my routine here in D.C., and no, it’s not because I am intern who does coffee-runs all day long. Coffee has proved to be one of the best networking opportunities since my start here in D.C. As a coffe...

Krista's Guide to D.C. Eating

Eating is important, therefore the food you eat should be enjoyable.

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