Mini Episode 13

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s Mini Episode 13! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond. 

Today Emily discusses, ultimately, how to get a job in competitive industries - make yourself indispensable. This includes mastering “grunt work,” pushing past nerves to grow in your career, how to problem solve, keeping a positive attitude, while remembering that the key to success is consistently doing great work, not always expecting praise for each task. You will also learn how timing in asking for help and advice is key, as well as how what you glean observing the professional environment is almost more important than the tasks you are given. And finally, Emily covers what “on time” really means, as well as understanding an industry and company’s culture. Let’s go!