You Know You’re an Intern When…

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Over the last couple years the content team at Xactly has written a few “You Know You’re in…” blog posts. These articles have helped employees understand what other departments go through, and hopefully given people a few laughs. Disclaimer: No Interns were harmed in the making of this post, it is meant for laughs and not to be taken too seriously. Stay tuned for a more in-depth post later this month that discusses the valuable lessons I learned as a summer intern at Xactly. Without further ado, you know you’re an intern when…

1. When you finally get a project and you’re beyond excited:


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2. When half of you feels like this about leaving all your new friends:


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3…And the other half of you feels like this when you realize you get to go back to college life:


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4. When you can join the happy hours but you can’t drink:


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5…But you can still have a good time:

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6. When you sit in on your first meeting and your co-workers might as well be speaking Mandarin for how much you understand:

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7. When you’re instantly the guinea pig/coffee runner/assignee for every project no one else wants:

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8. You’re incredibly familiar with data entry:

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9. When you get your first pay check:

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10…And then you see how much gets taken out for taxes:

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11…But then you remember tax returns:

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12. When you realize you’ve finally learned all the business acronyms that used to sound like Mandarin:

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13. When you write your first blog post and you feel like you’re famous:

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14. When you get assigned your first complex project:


15. But you know you can count on your colleagues to help you figure it out:

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