As the year goes on and I spend more time and get more responsibilities at my internship I begin to feel more connected to it. The other staff that work in my unit know who I am and look at me as part of their unit. I go to meetings and outings with them as if I were staff too. We talk with each other and I get advice and consultation about how to handle more difficult cases. I feel that I am not labeled as an intern anymore at my field placement. I have the same responsibilities and duties that the other staff in the unit have. This feeling of being a part of a team makes me more excited to be at my internship. It also makes me want to gain employment with this agency after graduation!