They say you can tell a lot about a man based on how he treats his waiter, I believe you can tell a lot about a man based on how he treats his designer.
1. You are not granting me a magical opportunity by allowing me to work for you and “build my portfolio”
I am granting you a service that ultimately makes YOU look better and makes you more money$$$
2. Don’t underestimate my power because i am “a student”. I know who to ask for help and i can reach them simply by walking into a classroom- not to mention build an arsenal of support to back me up after mere seconds of explaining my situation.
3. Do not intimidate me because I am a woman, it just makes you look stupid