Yes, it’s often cruel and unfair. And, yes, most interns are dedicated workers who contribute so much to our city. But for every handful of amazing interns, there’s THAT intern.
For the past two summers I have documented such blunders in a daily feature called “That Intern.” (A full archive is below.) This summer I am quasi-retiring from that gig so that I can devote my energy more fully to reporting and writing.
If you want this feature to continue on an occasional basis, then you have to do the work. You can submit your write-up to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let me know if I can attach your name or if you would rather be identified as “A Campus Overload Reader.”
For those who might go into withdrawal without their daily fix, here’s a full archive: