The Entitled Intern

Great post about internships. Get as much out of it as you can because it’s more than merely a stepping stone to a job.

Real Life of an MSW

“You’ll never know what you’re capable of doing if you’re not given more than you think you can do”- Anonymous

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“I have not heard back from the clinic about the co-occurring mental health chemical dependency counselor position. Which upsets me, after all I interned there for a WHOLE year. I think of Marian Edelman’s words, or shall I say Six Lessons for Life. I work hard! I have initiative! I am persistence! Which, according to her, are magic carpet tools to success. So why didn’t I get the job? Today I have an interview for a social work position at _____.”

Reading this entry, I find myself laughing and wanting to slap the shit out of my younger self. I had clearly forgotten I was the intern, the HELP! I had slipped into the mindset of most students, which I was at the time. That mindset is thinking I…

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One thought on “The Entitled Intern

  1. msw blog September 16, 2017 / 3:29 am

    Thank you for the reblog 🤓.

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