A List of Now Famous People Who Used to Be Interns

Mental Floss summer intern Paige Finch presents a list of celebrities who kickstarted their careers as interns, beginning with the late-Apple founder Steve Jobs, who once put in screws on an HP assembly line.

Steve Jobs started off as an intern at Hewlett-Packard when he was just 12 years old. Jobs needed parts for his school project, so he found Bill Hewlett in a phone book and gave him a call. By the end of the conversation, he had an internship.