When your job is your valentine | Nonprofit Humour | IDR
February 15, 2021

When your job is your valentine

Enthusiasm level: Intern vs mid-career professional

2 min read

1. Waking up to an inbox full of unread mails

Intern:

Barney Stinson raising his thumbs enthusiastically-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

Mid-career professional:

Person looking up and sighing-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

2. Pouring yourself your favourite motivational drink

Intern:

Coffee being poured into a white mug-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

Mid-career professional:

Person pouring themselves a large glass of wine-valentine
GIF Credits: Tenor

3. Getting an outfit together for your Zoom conference

Intern:

A well-dressed person twirling-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

Mid-career professional:

A person sitting on a couch-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

4. Sitting through the Zoom conference

Intern:

Two people sitting in a car singing, one person looks at the other in dismay-valentine
GIF Credits: Decider

Mid-career professional:

Two tired people sitting in a car-valentine
GIF Credits: Decider

5. Getting the perfect LinkedIn connection

Intern (after connecting with the head of HR at their dream job) and,

Professional (after connecting with a foundation’s grant-making head):

A person down on their knee asking 'will you marry me'-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY

6. Thinking back on their decision to work in social impact

Intern and mid-career professional, both:

Two people high-five each other-valentine
GIF Credits: GIPHY
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Disha Acharya profile
Disha Acharya

Disha Acharya is a media and communications graduate, specialising in print journalism, from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She is a freelance journalist and has written stories for The Times of India and The New Indian Express. Previously, she was the news editor of The Manipal Journal, an independent news organisation. Disha is currently interning at India Development Review, along with managing and hosting her podcast show ‘What’s Brewing’.

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Devanshi Vaid

Devanshi is co-founder and director at IDR. Prior experience includes working as a part of the advisory research team at Dasra, and as a news producer at Times Now. Devanshi holds a BA in English Literature from Bryn Mawr College; has practice in building out communication and dissemination strategies, as well as in creating digital, user-friendly content.

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