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THEODORA KALIKOW: Take it from me: Lessons to be learned even in worst internship

Theodora Kalikow

President Kalikow's August article in the Kennebec Journal.

Last time I wrote about internships, so today I’m going to tell you about my own internship experience from 50-plus years ago. Moral up front: it can be the internship from hell, and you can still learn.

Midway through my junior year in college in 1961, a nice tweedy man from Yale showed up to recruit apprentices for his summer theater venture in New Hampshire. He was going to be the director/producer of classic plays such as “Arms and the Man” and “The Importance of Being Earnest.”


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