Buzz·Posted on Jul 18, 201424 Problems Everyone Who's Been An Intern Will UnderstandYou're not invited to the office party.by Yezmin VillarrealBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You are regularly reminded of your lower status when you hear your bosses refer to you as "the intern." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via uscfratlife.tumblr.com 2. Being broke on the regular because you're paid minimum wage... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo / Via lawschoolmademedoit.tumblr.com 3. ...or, even worse, being an unpaid intern working 40 hours a week. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FX / Via gradquiz.com 4. You've accepted that no one will ever call you by your actual name or try to pronounce it correctly. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney / Via olyfantastique.tumblr.com 5. Sometimes you are so bored that the most mundane things start to seem exciting. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 6. You never fully feel like a part of the office. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Buena Vista Pictures / Via trippinalfredo.tumblr.com You sit in "the intern" corner. 7. When you are actually included in an important meeting, you aren't sure if you should speak up. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures / Via huffingtonpost.com 8. Getting stuck with the things NO ONE wants to do like licking envelopes. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 9. When people ask what you do at work, you realize your work description is so vague that YOU don't even know. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via gurl.com 10. It is the most cliche intern thing EVER, but you've stood in line at a coffee shop and thought to yourself: "WTF am I doing getting coffee for my boss?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via blog.bcm.com.au 11. You are expected to work extra long hours on random days like everyone else. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via whatnotandwhatnot.tumblr.com Even though you aren't paid like everyone else in the office. So you *try* to convince yourself that everything is OK. 12. Most of your days are spent looking at the interns next to you and saying: "What are we even supposed to be doing?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via goodreads.com Also, "What the hell are we doing?" 13. Your family and friends constantly ask: "When are you getting a real job?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FX / Via hashtagunemploymentproblems.wordpress.com While you are trying to gain experience to get a real job. 14. Your coworkers host parties that "the interns" are never invited to. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The CW / Via meangirlgifs.tumblr.com 15. You constantly agonize over why you can't just have a normal job like your parents did when they graduated. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The CW / Via goodreads.com WHY IS EVERYTHING A MESS? 16. You've had to get another job (or two) to afford your internship. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Summit Entertainment / Via ego-centrik.tumblr.com ~Freelance life~ is your friend, or nemesis, whichever way you choose to look at it. 17. You're *always* short on cash, so when your internship offers free food, you become a monster. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures / Via eonline.com 18. The Catch 22 of being a recent college graduate: "Will I be an intern forever?" quickmeme.com 19. You can't actually afford your internship, so moving back in with the 'rents again is your only option. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via lisaruocco.buzznet.com 20. Your mind is a broken record: "Will I be offered a job after this?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures / Via workingatanonprofit.tumblr.com The thirst is too real. 21. You spend most of your day trying to appear useful by looking busy, but you're really not doing anything. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via 1851project.com 22. Or there are the days where you run around like a zombie who's barely slept or had time to shower because you have so much to do. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF wes-anderson.tumblr.com Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF wes-anderson.tumblr.com 23. Having pep talks after breakdowns in your kitchen with your roommates becomes a weekly ritual. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lionsgate / Via pillsandskills.tumblr.com 24. You agonize over why other interns get super competitive and try to throw you under the bus. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TLC / Via lisaruocco.buzznet.com But you stick together with the friends you make while surviving the struggle. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via sororityguru.tumblr.com In the end, it's a *learning experience* you will never forget, whether it was good or bad, you officially entered the "real world" for the first time.