A Snapshot Into Interning at WAMU 

Rebecca shooting for WAMU.

By Rebecca Grushkin at WAMU

What am I doing with my life? A question that most people ask themselves a least once or twice during their college career—or in the case of the average AU student, at least one or two million times.

During my second semester of freshman year I caught a lucky break and was offered an internship at Discovery Channel. It was there that I was exposed to what it truly meant to intern in DC. I got up early each morning and rode the shuttle in business casual attire. I learned to enjoy the 30-minute commute to Silver Spring, where I quickly learned was the best place to get most of my reading for class done. I was exposed to what it was like to work in fast-paced big office, and most important, I learned not to be afraid to ask questions. Throughout the course of my time in college I have found that asking questions has helped me greatly. It even led me to my current position working at WAMU, where I work as the photo and video intern. (More …)