The Ten Commandments of Being an Intern

06/11/2013 05:31 pm ET | Updated Aug 11, 2013

Never has the world of interning looked so glamorous. In their latest buddy comedy, The Internship, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play way-too-old 'Nooglers' (code for 'new' at Google) and vie for coveted spots as full-time employees at the Internet search giant.

In the film, interns create apps, generate sales leads and even play a fierce match of quidditch. We all know the average internship is more like: running errands, job shadowing and answering phones.

For those of us not blessed with a summer at Google HQ, here are 10 ways to make the most of an internship.