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Look for good people, not good agencies. You will be working with that person daily and they matter more than a name

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I agree with this, but have to caution that you shouldn’t go somewhere for ONE good person. Ask to meet more of the team and see how you mesh with others at the agency. I’ve had many friends who joined agencies to work for one specific CD, then were miserable when the CD left after two months.

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Thank you everyone! Appreciate the advice!

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(...) reconsider my initial feeling about the place. If I get the offer, is it worth accepting just because of the one person I met having liked him and his work, or should I keep looking for an agency that is more aligned with the work I want to do overall?

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continue going on interviews but if you get the offer I would definitely consider accepting, especially for an internship. look for great mentors over specific agencies and you will thrive. best of luck!

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