Summer Jamz

It’s officially summer. I’m two weeks into both my internships, one at Time Out Chicago and one at Treasury & Risk, a business-to-business magazine for the forward-thinking CFO. If you can imagine, I’m learning a lot about risk management and treasuries and assets and whatnot. (#jargon) Time Out has been a new experience for me too, because I’ve never had an internship at a publication with more than a couple editors. It’s huge. I haven’t even met half the people that work on the editorial side, much less the half of the office that does things like marketing and sales.

But it’s an exciting time. I spend some two hours on the train every day, so I’m getting a ton of reading done. Let me know if you have book suggestions! And if you need me to talk to you about pension plans, hey, I’m available.

It’s been odd adjusting to a real-person schedule: commuting, 8 hours of office work in front of a computer, not checking Facebook during the day. Ironically, working at news outlets has made me feel like I’m less up-to-date on news, because I can’t troll the internet all day. Reading about the euro crisis is productive work time, but scrolling through Tumblr and clicking all the Mother Jones links is more like dicking around. And by the time I get home from the day, I probably need to stop staring at my computer and try to interact with my friends (plus most news is old news by 7pm). Balance is hard. This is making me wonder if a career as a freelancer might not be so bad after all.


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