A strategic intern hits the ground running:

  • Wear your most formal office attire.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early.
  • Take thorough notes as details are explained.
  • Introduce yourself to colleagues.
  • Be proactive.
  • Use appropriate language.

To Do List:

A strategic intern is mature.

  • Do not act entitled.
  • Give even menial assignments your best effort.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Maintain a broad perspective.
  • Be loyal.
  • Keep neccessary information confidential.
  • Do not complain.
  • Do not gossip.
  • Do not lie.
  • Treat all colleagues equally.
  • Follow through on assignments.
  • Treat clients with respect.
  • Be warm.
  • Calendar.
  • Take notes.

To Do List:

A strategic intern is mature.

  • Consistently arrive early.
  • Consistently stay late.
  • Anticipate and fullfill needs.
  • Find your function and claim ownership of your projects.
  • Bond with your supervisor.
  • Volunteer to help beyond your typical duties.
  • Research before asking questions.
  • Troubleshoot.
  • Own mistakes.