All you need to know to be a good intern.
1-Do ask for help – It is extremely important for an intern to ask questions if you don’t understand an assignment or a project you have been given. Doing your work when you don’t clearly understand what is expected of you only lead to mistakes and frustration. So just ask always and don’t hesitate..
2- Show your commitment – Show up for work on time. Stay on later in the evening. Do whatever it takes to get your work done and to get it done well. Being on time and staying on later than expected will show your boss how committed you are to doing a really good job. Your internship will give your employer time to train you and track your progress, so take this time to prove to them that you are someone they need in their company even after your internship is over.
3- Treat it like a real job – If you really want to be taken seriously by your boss, then you need to treat your internship like it’s a real job. Even though you are an intern, your work will still have some form of an impact on the company, so make sure it’s good. You’re working in a real-world organization, so any work you do (or mistakes you make) will have an impact at some level.
4- Push yourself – Don’t be afraid to push yourself and take on some responsibilities that go beyond your job description. This is time to learn as much as possibly you can, so rather than limiting yourself to the task set out in the job description use it as a starting point..
5-Ask Question – You are an intern, so don’t be afraid to ask a question. It shows that you are willing to learn.
6-Network – Make sure you capitalize on your time with your company and take the opportunity to meet as many of your co-workers as possible – especially those in other departments. If you are working in a big company, you may only have the chance to work closely with certain people in one specific area. This is why it important for you to make a conscious effort to build quality relationships and make connections with people throughout the whole company. You never who you may meet that could possibly support you in the future or who you could even someday work with.
7-Socialize – Interning is a great opportunity to meet new people you may never have the opportunity to meet otherwise, but remember to behave. You are treating this internship like a real job, so always be professional