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An internship in journalism is a golden opportunity for every budding journalist to start their career in the industry. 

Whether you attend editorial meetings in the newsroom or work remotely, it is fundamental that you get the most out of this experience. One of the key factors for success is to be well prepared before you start.

Knowing how to ask questions about your tasks and pitching ideas can reflect well on your desire to learn and help you to develop your skills.

Abigale Leyton, a junior digital writer at PressPad, offers some essential tips on good preparation for an internship in journalism.

"Being fully prepared will not only help you to have a great first day but to ensure you are a valuable asset to the company," Leyton writes.

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