The minute you become a college junior, the emails start coming. “Intern Here!” “Learn More about Internships!” “Do You Have Enough Credits to Intern?” Your professors start reminding you every class about interest meetings and seminars about how to get an internship.
But it’s worth it.
Last semester I made the best decision of my life by interning in Washington DC. I never wanted to do a semester away until The Washington Center came to my school to tell us about how amazing they are and that we’ll be living directly inside the city.
Back story: I’ve wanted to live in DC since my first visit in 8th grade. I was determined to work for the CIA until I blew my SATs so I became a history major so I could work in a Smithsonian. Until I took the worst history class ever with the worst professor ever and changed my major to Communication. Luckily, I can do PR in DC.