Re: Resumes

Subject: Re: Resumes
From: Sabahat Ashraf <sabahat_ashraf -at- MENTORG -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 15:37:12 EST

On Feb 20, 1:14pm, Eric J. Ray wrote:

> Absolutely all the time. An intern at the Sunnyclock newspaper
> could very well have written everything
> from obits to ads, taken pictures, and filled in for the
> news editor in a pinch. That experience could very well have
> been more educational and valuable than working in a
> more formal internship (with more trivial responsibilities)
> at the New York Times.

Hallejuah, Praise The Lord -- apparently He *does* exist; as do hiring managers
that think the above. One thing I *might* add is that sometimes you have
MediumSized Inc., which has a lot of work but just enough principals and very
few interns so that the intern gets handed pretty substantive "work" on a
pretty big number/wide variety of substantial projects. I like to think I have
been there -- as the intern. Was at www.fitch.com's Boston offices for 6.5
months and when I got there there were two full-time writers and me; when I
left there were four and me *doing the same work*.

Sabahat.

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