I have the opportunity to complete an eight-week internship in Minneapolis this summer. Prior to our first day, we got to fly down to Dallas, Texas for a week of training. Although it was nice and hot (or not-so-nice…), I had an enjoyable time.

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Josh and I…super exhausted at the MSP airport

We flew into Dallas/Fort Worth on Sunday and flew back to MSP the following Friday. While in Dallas, we got to experience tons of interesting things:

Classy living: IMG_20160610_125906335

We got to stay in the Sheraton and had floors very high up that overlooked the city. I was surprised how spread out Dallas is. Unlike Minneapolis, Dallas is speckled with skyscrapers here and there, with many shorter buildings in between.

There was a “club access” room that we had access to. The “club” had continental breakfast, happy
hour, and endless wine and coffee.

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What the hell is a, “Majestic Room”?

The entire hotel was massive. It had three restaurants, outdoor patios, a rooftop pool, outdoor bar, massive fitness center, insanely comfy beds, and breathtaking views.

Homeless people:

I was surprised at the amount of homeless people we saw. One night after dinner, we decided to get to-go boxes and gave them out to the homeless.

Art museums:

Training got to be long, especially towards the end of the week. To help alleviate our IMG_20160610_124858633_HDRrestless legs, a group of us would go on walks after lunch and explore nearby attractions around our building. One of these was the Dallas Museum of Art. I was overwhelmed with the amount of art that we had access to for FREE!

Food

Every evening, we had a $50 dinner budget and we definitely took full advantage of it! We visited the House of Blues, Zenna, Dave and Buster’s, Clutch, etc.

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