Tips: how to start the first days of your internship in the best way

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Have you just started your internship and are you feeling scared? We have prepared a guide to make you proceed at your best without fear

TIPS FOR THE FIRST DAY

–       Dress formally: use neutral colors and traditional design

–       Bring your computer and notepad (to take notes and write down all of your activities)

–       Be prepared to discuss what are you going to do in your internship

–       There is nothing wrong if you ask what you do not understand

–       Do not text, use Facebook, Twitter, Skype or any other personal stuff, while you are working

ALWAYS DOCUMENT YOUR INTERNSHIP FOR FUTURE HIRES

It is really important that you have documentation that supports your resume. And at the same time documentation of each internship improves your portfolio. Here are some examples of documentation that can be useful:

–       Final evaluation form, filled out by your supervisor

–       Letter of recommendation

–       Recommendations from colleagues

–       Internship journal

RECORD YOUR WORK ACCOMPLISHMENT

You must build your own portfolio, so you need examples of projects on which you have worked. Here is what you should collect:

–       Reports, surveys, technical problems you helped solve, sales materials you helped write or design, article about special event …

–       Company materials

–       Letters of recommendation, thank-you notes, final evaluation…

–       List of websites, if your internship included online work

SURROUND YOURSELF OF GOOD COMPANY

How to get new friends when you start working? The problem is that you come to new place with new people and you do not know anyone. But that is not a reason to worry. Here are some tips, how to meet new friends easier.

–       Smile

–       Act friendly

–       Say hello to everyone

–       Ask questions about themselves

–       Develop conversations, join groups for lunch

–       Network with new friends at work, cafeteria, fitness center …

Soon you will have a lot of new friends. Just remember, be positive and friendly.

So now that you know all the secrets, KEEP CALM AND START WORKING!