Dilemma: I have an opportunity to be an intern there during the school yr but they require 16-20 hours. I’m taking 17 credits (5 classes + 10 hour externship, Tues-Thurs. morning to night) But Mondays and Fridays are off. Those days I study, clean, cook, and sleep in!
When you work for the gov’t its a huge process and once you get in you pretty much stay if you want. So if in my shoes, would you suck it up and use your Mondays and Fridays to work there in the hopes to stick around if “Dream Job” doesnt work out?
The advice I received is mixed. Some say DO IT. Others: do you really want to exhaust yourself and risk bad grades? I don’t know. I’m the type of person that thinks I can do it all. I worked full time as a teacher and took four night classes in law school my first year. I thought I could do it, and though I DID do it… I was worn out. I want to seize all opportunities. So my instinct is to take this. But I know from personal experience I can take more than I can chew. Is this an instance of that? Or is this a wise move to take this? Advice much appreciated.