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Intern Insider by Tammy Trujillo

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Chapter 7Getting Noticed Without Making a Scene

  • I’ve Made it … or Have I?
  • How to Become Part of the Team
  • Keep Private Things Private

An internship is a step, a first step in your career in the entertainment industry. It is not an elevator. You don’t get on and simply go straight to the top. Like steps, you need to climb each one.

Perhaps one of the most dangerous things that can happen during in internship is that the person starts to think that just because they are working at a station, or studio, or other facility in the business, they have made it. The truth of the matter is far from it. Sitting back and waiting for that ride to the top to happen is the best way to get stuck exactly where you are.

It is easy to get caught up in what is ...

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