WWYD Update: Choosing the Internship

Occasionally, when I answer a question sent to me from a reader, the reader will later email me to tell me whether or not he or she took my advice and what the results were.

Last week, a reader asked me if it was okay to bail on Americorps to take “an internship at a publishing firm that I would love to work for full-time.” As it turns out, the reader had already made a decision before reading my response. Here’s an update:

“I ended up taking the internship, and then two days after I started the internship, a salaried position opened up. I interviewed against other candidates, and got the job! Actually a salaried employee now. :) Excited to be living the post-grad dream.”



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