The internship was great if you wanted to learn fact-checking and research skills. The process was rigorous and intensive, and most days are spent doing that.
Where it fell short, in terms of my own expectations, was in the writing aspect — the fact-checking and transcribing took up so much time that there was none left to write, and there was little support provided –if that was what you were interested in. It doesn’t really feel like
I’ve made any contacts because the environment tends to alienate you in a bit. There’s little dialogue between interns and most of the staff.