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Tomorrow my three-month internship begins and I'm really nervous. I'll have to socialise a lot and I'll have to take over a lot of responsibility. I'm afraid that they will kick me out because I screw everything up. The worst thing is: I am forced to finish it (with good feedback) because otherwise I won't be allowed to graduate in two years. That is really putting me under pressure. :afr
 

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Try not to focus toomuch on having to socialize with new people and how hard it will be. Instead focus on how the experience will help you, how this is an opportunity to impress people and further your life... Remember, they've probably had plenty of interns already, with the occasional bad apple that doesn't care. The fact that you're already concerned and want to do good is a leg up on those people.
Also remember that it's usually just a lot of busy work and assisting with internships... Stuff that you can't really screw up too bad.

When I was in vocational school I went to 3 internships for 6 weeks. Never did they ask me to do anything too technical or difficult. Mostly if you get a good one their main focus should be treachinh you and giving you knowledge and skills, and if you get a bad one they'll just have you do stupid grunt work like cleaning, filing, etc.
 

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First off let me say good job for getting through the interviews! I just finished my second coop and the interviews were way more stressful then the actual job. For socializing, i would recommend trying to make a good first impression. I went in with some ice breakers and would usually ask people about the company to ease things over. For the work, relax their not going to fire an intern. Just figure out what their expectations for you are (maybe ask them for specifics if your not sure) and pay close attention to instructions, training, job advice, etc. Also depending on your job take a notepad and pen on the first day, I was praised for this. Again just relax, be ready for small talk, and prepare the best you can. PM if you'd like to ask any more questions.
 
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