08/27/2014 04:57 pm ET Updated Aug 29, 2014

These 25 Famous Former Interns Are Proof That Hard Work Does Pay Off

Have you ever been asked to do something that seems a bit excessive at your internship -- like, say, fetch a seemingly endless number of obsessively intricate coffee orders -- and felt there wasn't an end in sight?

Well, in this video from Mental Floss, we're introduced to 25 famous former interns who are living proof that there can be a light at the end of the all-work-little-pay tunnel.

We all know about Lauren Conrad's internship at Teen Vogue, but did you know Brooke Shields took care of koalas at the San Diego Zoo?

Overall, this video provides some fun trivia and reminds us that sticking with an internship -- and paying your dues -- can result in something positive.