handwritten thank you cards post internship - good idea?

Do you guys think it would be too much if I wrote thank you cards to the analysts/associates I worked closely with throughout my SA summer? I don't want to be seen as weird/brown-nosing but I do love handwritten cards and tend to always write them to people that helped me a lot. 

Would it be okay if I wrote cards and handed them out on my last day? It'll just be thanking them for their time, what I learned from them, and basic stuff like that. 

They have already told me they would like to see me back next year after I graduate so this would not seem like I am trying to sway them into giving me an offer. 

 

Why write a card when these are people you see in the office every day? Not saying there's anything wrong with it, but I would highly recommend asking people out for coffee during your last week and telling them in person instead. Writing a card is a bit like writing a thank you email to the guy sitting next to you. 

 

why overthink this? especially if you are close to your colleagues, its a kind gesture. If they don't want it they'll throw it away. Who's going to look down upon a thank you card? To disagree with the other comment here, its obviously takes a lot more effort to write a card then send an email off, and it obviously doesn't replace a face-to-face thank you, but it can add to one!

I grew close to my colleagues at an old internship, but they were all working professionals with busy lives I realised I wouldn't really get the chance to properly interact with again. I felt that in that case, the only right way to say thank you was with a card and a small cake for everyone, haha. but maybe im just that kind of person

 

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