by Alice Waagen, PhD
Photo by Mark Warner, www.flickr.com
This article was published in the Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, August 2000
Interns are individuals who come to work eager and willing to produce. They are like sponges — picking up new skills and knowledge easily, without the “We’ve always done it this way” baggage that established workers can have. They are bright, capable contributors who, if we are lucky, sign on as full-time employees after their education is completed.