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Today, I was rejected for an internship due to 'lack of experience.' I have both an MA and a BA from a highly prestigious school and years of work experience. My would-be superior: a 24 year old without a graduate degree and only one year of work experience. She wore jeans to the interview. FML

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I agree, your life sucks (27531) - you deserved it (3064)

On 01/04/2010 at 12:29am - work - by screwed (woman) - United States (Maryland)

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You're not telling us the whole story, are you? I'm guessing her year of experience was in the proper field and yours weren't.

#1 - On 01/04/2010 at 6:20am by twoknives

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I agree with both number 7 and 10.

OP, What makes you so special that you think your better than your would be supervisor? Ever considered that maybe SHE applied and completed or currently completing the same internship that you just got rejected from, which would therefore entitle her to hold her current position? And so what if she wore jeans to the interview. Companies can have a casual dress day every week policy you know. If you already think that little of your would be supervisor, why the hell would she want you on her team, seeing as you've pretty much decided that you know more than here and as a result will disrespect her leadership at every turn. Not good for the team dynamics..

#12 - On 01/04/2010 at 7:08am by Reality_bites

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