Briefcase/book bag/backpack for first day of internship?

Hey monkeys,
I was fortunate enough to land a summer analyst position and was wondering what the norm in the industry is for what kind of item you bring to work on the first day. I'm assuming I'll have my laptop, a pad of paper, notebook, and a few pens/pencils with me. Would it be frowned upon to simply bring a backpack, or would a briefcase/computer case be more in line with professional norms? If so, does anyone have good recommendations for one (preferably reasonable).

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Dec 19, 2020 - 1:31pm

I personally find a simple messenger bag to be sufficient and look the best. I only use a Tumi backpack for travel or if I need to carry a lot of things.

I don't have a specific model in mind but Tumi has nice messenger bags, but may be a little pricey. Any simple all black messenger bag should be fine.

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