Back then I was simply so excited with the news that I got the intern offer, that I didn’t come up with idea to request important information. Back then it was enough for me to know the company where I was going to do the internship in. These days I already know that it was quite a big mistake. Unluckily, I believe that that lesson was in fact the only useful experience I learnt from this intern experience.
Earlier I was sure that during the internship I would learn this kind of knowledge and skills which are transferable also to another similar position. Sadly, during this internship I was mainly doing these tasks which no other worker was interested to do. I know that somebody always gotta to do those stuff , however I would like to learn something useful while doing my intrnship.
Unfortunately, I didn’t. To be honest I learnt much about NY city and its surroundings as I was helping other employees doing the most boring stuff that they did’t want to do. Ironically, I became familiar where to do cheap custom printing nyc or where to buy best coffee in the city. However I don’t believe that this is the kind of knowledge I was supposted to gain from the internship.
Second, they didn’t pay me any stipend. I know that I was not an employee thus I don’t have too much experience they might need, but I was anyway doing some activities they would pay for their employees to do. Thus, I really think that they should reimburse me at least symbolic amount of money. Only to show that they appreciated my time.