That rosy, glorious picture of an NGO, where you work under sincere, honest people working hard to make the world a better place and get to learn all the ropes (or at least some) of the legal profession goes for a toss when you work in a place where people are not even ready to call themselves an NGO, the Director looks like a phony and you invest your energies in a project which has a lot of legal connotations, in a parallel universe.
The bitter, hard-biting, sometimes darkly humorous reality of interning in my first year as a law student can be summed up by 13 simple but important life lessons I learned in my one month.
1. The exact decibel at which you should scream if two ferocious dogs chase you all over the office and it’s too early in the morning for anyone to arrive and save you.
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