Summer of Excess?

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The big summer internship is back, according to Forbes. And not a moment too soon, as far as we’re concerned. Excessive perks for summer interns tend to encourage, well, excess among the interns. Drunkenness. Insubordination. Tawdry affairs.
Some highlights after the jump.


Forbes details all manner of debauchery among the summers. Some highlights:
•Girl lawyers doing yoga.
•Bain summers whitewater rafting in Maine.
•Accountants at Disney World.
Hey! Wait a minute. This all sounds a bit too, uhm, healthy. Where are the drinking and gambling cruises on the Hudson? Where are the “don’t go back” liquid lunch Fridays? Is excess and decadence still over?
Not quite. Leave it to Goldman to keep up the tradition.

Jonathan Jones, co-head of campus recruiting for the Americas at Goldman Sachs Group (nyse: GS - news - people ), says, "There's virtually something every night of the week." Last night, June 13, interns were honored with a cocktail party at Battery Gardens, an exclusive downtown Manhattan restaurant with panoramic views of New
York Harbor.

So maybe the traditional summer isn’t over. We’ll keep investigating. If you have any good summer internship stories, send them to tips(at)dealbreaker(dot)com.
The Ultimate Summer Internships [Forbes]

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