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5 things that helped me land an internship at AKQA

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11:30 AM | 18 May 2015
by Robert Glad
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Robert Glad writes about the 5 things that helped him land a design internship at AKQA Amsterdam.

Recently I wrote about how I came to land a design internship opportunity with AKQA in Amsterdam.

This time round I wanted to share the five things that I feel got me that internship in an effort to save you some hard work and painful experiences.

1.Don’t be a wanker

Being nice might seem a bit naive and sometimes stupid. But having a positive attitude in general can really help you in reaching your goals and ambitions. People opt in easier if you meet them with a friendly approach.

2.Work harder and do the extra lap

The only hindrance between you and that dream opportunity of yours is the amount of work and effort you have to put down. Creative directors don’t want to see good, they want to see something better. The extra work you put on top of what makes you better.

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