A successful summer internship can be the key to starting your post-graduate career off with a bang. This post is Part II of a two-part series on how to ace your summer internship. This part gives you 5 behaviors to avoid in the workplace.
1) Don’t be an Office Slob
There’s no such thing as “your” space when you’re at the office. Even if you have an office or cubicle, it belongs to your employer. Keep it clean and tidy. No one wants to look at your mess. It also projects badly on you. The Senior VP of Sales can have a messy office because everyone knows she gets the job done. All anyone knows about you so far is that you have a messy office.