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My intern was assigned the role of “strategist” on an intern-project and they asked me “Wait, so I just have think about stuff, I don’t actually have to DO anything??”

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Well, they do have to do something. They have to disappear until the night before the presentation, only emerging to throw hand grenades at the work, rendering it worthy of a complete redo overnight.

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Ha! They figured out the scam immediately.

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Sounds like you’ve all worked with some terrible strategists. A good one is worth their weight in gold, between shaping the work and preparing it for client review.

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So mentor the kid. C'mon, you weren't born knowing this stuff. Your intern, your responsibility.

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@F1 that intern is actually smarter than most people in the agency and is only a sophomore... will likely run google some day

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