Her self-confidence begins to grow after she calls off the wedding and is left without Jim in the office.
She finally gets to experience being on her own, and although she still misses Jim, it gives her the opportunity to discover herself as the funny, kind-hearted woman she is.
| Jan informs Pam about an internship in graphic design Dunder Mifflin is sponsoring in New York.
Pam is hesitant at first, but after encouragement from Jan and Jim, decides to pursue the program.
It is clear from early in the series that Pam and Jim are very close friends; they are frequently found chatting and devising pranks to play on Dwight.