Temporary employments to gain work experience. Generally internships are done during college.

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All Programmer are Independent? Even as an Intern? [on hold]

I am currently doing my internship in a SME software development company. My boss, who is also my supervisor which also happened to be the owner of the company, to me I think, have a very different of ...
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Abrupt end to internship

I am an intern at one of the major Silicon Valley Companies. I was recruited last December to work in a team for 8 months, which I gladly accepted. My signed offer letter says I would be interning for ...
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Is it time to send another reminder to the recruiter? [duplicate]

I sent a thank-you email after interviewing. The operations manager said to remind her if I haven't heard by mid-week, and I did so. Now it's Monday and I haven't heard. I shouldn't call, should ...
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My boss wants me to work on a mobile app non-office side project of his friend

I work as an Android app developer in a small software company right now at the position of an intern. Its already pretty frustrating for me as I am highly underpaid for the work I am currently doing ...
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How do I describe a role where I study different software solutions in my CV?

As an intern, my current role is to study different stream processing frameworks, in order to integrate them later (by me) into a platform created by the company. By studying a framework, I mean ...
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How to send a “reminder” to a recruiter?

If you don’t hear from me by mid-week (Wednesday or Thursday) will you do me a favor and drop me an email to give me a reminder so I can communicate with you on the summer internship. How would you ...
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Unpaid Internships

I'm a college student doing an internship with a startup (shudder) in NYC this summer. I applied with the intent of furthering my web development experience, especially learning about what its like to ...
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I'm an ex-intern and I have a friend I want to recommend for my position

I recently declined a part-time return offer for my internship. However, I have a friend who is looking for a Summer job. He doesn't have the same technical skills as me but is very clever and would ...
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What methods can be used to find internships?

I am a master student, studying in an international business school in France. I have sent my cover letters and resumes to some companies that I saw from the internet intermediaries, but sometimes I ...
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I'm an intern going back to school and my boss has proposed that I work for him part-time. How do I go about negotiating here?

Here’s the situation: I just finished my second co-op term (basically an internship) with my employer and am going back to school. They’re asking me if I want to work there part-time during my school ...
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As an intern, how do I approach the team regarding improving code quality?

I am a Software Engineering intern at a big company. Few weeks back, I was given a simple task to do, imitating the behavior of another component. Reading the code, I found the current ...
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Is it normal to take lots of breaks in a programming job?

I currently have an internship and I've been assigned to a single project and that project alone. While I'm usually several weeks ahead of schedule and put a lot of thought and detail into my work, I ...
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Asking for flight financial aid internship

The company that I am interning for clarified that they would not be able to provide housing/stipend for me, but did not mention anything about the flight to their city. How would I go about politely ...
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Do the HR think I'm stupid because I'm too old for an internship? [closed]

I'm 26 years old, wanting a CS internship, the reason I'm this old, is because I'm disabled, so I didn't start school at a young and didn't take full credits at university. But I don't meantion these ...
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As a highly skilled intern with previous work experience, can I tell my boss I want non-trivial work?

I am slated to begin a summer internship at a very competitive software company this summer, and I was recently contacted by my future boss with a list of possible projects to work on. Unfortunately, ...
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Internship Salary Negotiation

I recently interviewed with a government contractor (DoD) who have sent me an email telling me they are writing up my offer letter. I currently have a software support internship but this new offer ...
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What do I do about an untidy engineering school tutor visiting my company soon?

I'm currently doing my final-year internship in a relatively big company which has a dress code. My engineering school tutor is required to come once to my workplace, and this is probably going to ...
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I've accepted an internship but am still getting phone interview offers elsewhere. Can I do the interviews to ask about the fall or spring? [closed]

I love my internship but I want to keep the job search ongoing for when I graduate. Is this okay?
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I already have a summer internship but got another offer from a family friend. Is there a way to ask if I can intern with him next summer? [closed]

My current internship is the best learning experience and is offering me a part-time job through school, next year. But this family friend has a really good internship with a big company. I want to ...
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Telling something in a face to face interview which was omitted during a telephonic interview

Recently when I had a telephonic interview, the interviewer appreciated me for my knowledge on myriad technical fields that are indirectly related to the job. Shortly after, When he asked about ...
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How to re-ask for an interview when the recruiter returns from travelling?

The email read: "Please contact me when I return from traveling on [this week]. We will review the internship opportunity at that time." How should I phrase my follow-up email?
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Condensing a Series of Internships on Resume

TL;DR Is it reasonable to condense a series of short and very similar jobs into one entry on a resume? Details I am now in graduate school, and would like to make room on my resume for some ...
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No response during earlier part of this week

I have been offered an internship position in the Group after which I had cold-mailed the Engineering Lead regarding a suitable profile. He cc'ed the mail to another lead(say X) who is working with ...
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Calling a company for an interview decision [duplicate]

I'm involved in a coop program at my school and after receiving a job offer, you must accept it in 24 or it is considered to be declined. I received an offer today from Company A. Previously I'd ...
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6-month internship in Europe (francophone) for American gap-year student [closed]

I'm an American high school student (currently junior). My friend and I have both found paid internships over the summer by contacting local software companies, and they went well. I thus assume it's ...
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Intern implicitly forced to work long hours (Germany)

I have been working as an intern at a German company for a month. The last 3 weeks I worked 9-10 hours a day in average. I would like to work 8 hours, since after that my productivity reduces ...
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Will resigning before internship expires burn bridges?

I have recently accepted an internship of 16 months. According to the contract, I join in May and leave in end of August next year. This is after my 3rd year engineering undergrad and I will be ...
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Administrative Delay in Making Formal Offers

I have applied to a competitive research internship program in the US. I was told about two weeks ago that I have been shortlisted and it says on their website that the selection outcome will be ...
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Asking logistics questions during an Interview?

Background: I am sophomore college student currently working on my way towards a computer engineering degree. Despite being very young, I have 3 years experience with a Fortune 500 software company, ...
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Should I put my previous class projects on my resume if I am not confident about them but have no other relevant things to show?

I am writing CV to apply for business internship at Google as a undergraduate business student. The problem is the only relevant contents I can put seem to be my class projects, which I don't regard ...
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How to put small scale programming at tech support job on resume

I currently work in tech support but our company has something called RCI, which is time alloted to us to work on and improve things in our work environment, because I have some familiarity with Java ...
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Dealing with an unmotivated supervisor [closed]

I'm an IT intern in a small company (part of a large network of card designing and printing companies). As I'm very new in the company, I'm excited to learn about our production process and how it ...
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Is it appropriate to include some quotes from my manager's evaluation in my resume?

I'm currently in my university's work-study program, had 3 internship so far. During my past internships(especially the most recent one), I got some very good feedback from my supervisor's ...
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Can 1 year of work experience be good on a resume, even if you work only part time on the weekends?

As my first job, I have been working at a respected restaurant company as a busboy since July of 2015. The employer, when I went to the interview, asked if I could work weekends, which would be ...
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Problem and the end of internship while writing final report/thesis

I'm a student at the end of my degree and I'm also at the end of a not so good internship where I developed my thesis. I don't want to bore you with the details of my internship, so I'll just ...
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Should I include my master's gpa? [closed]

I got a bad GPA in my masters first semester because of my bad handwritting(3.33) most of my classmates have a 4/4. I go to Rutgers University which is 34th ranked for computer science. I was ...
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How to quit a job during the school year with goal of resuming it in the summer?

I'm a college student who has been working at a remote part time internship for about 1.5 years, and I've found that I just don't have the time anymore during the school year. However, this is a good ...
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How to ask my boss to verify if he forgot to do something?

I've started as an intern in a university research lab recently and am under the direction of a really busy professor. To get paid, I submitted a cheque sample to my university's finance department, ...
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Summer internship offer from company that's due to be acquired before the start of the internship

I recently received an offer for a (paid) summer internship at a large, publicly traded company. However, I've noticed that this company is set to be acquired by an even bigger publicly traded ...
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Company screwed up; asked to forge time sheet [closed]

I was working for a good company for over a year as an hourly intern. Recently, I was transferred to a full-time salary position after accepting an offer from the company. The pay raise is ...
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Explaining incorrect responses during interviews, should we do it?

I recently wrapped up an interview with a very young and unprepared internship candidate. He got a lot of the questions wrong, even the very easy ones, and would frequently inquire about how to solve ...
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Juggle among (possible) multiple internship interviews [duplicate]

I will be required to perform a 3-month internship as part of course requirement this May to July. This internship can be self-sourced or secured under a window period (between late Jan to early Mar) ...
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Including in-progress digital coursework on a resume

I am currently applying to internships and I am in my sophomore year of college. I meet all job requirements for a job except for one major one which is AngularJS. I am enrolled in course for ...
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As an international student applying for internships abroad, how can I improve my chances at getting an interview? [closed]

I am a third year engineering undergraduate student majoring in Information Technology from India, applying for technical internships at California companies from this website. I applied at 20+ such ...
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Is it appropriate to e-mail a former boss directly about being rehired after working somewhere else for a year?

I had an internship for about 6 months, was asked to interview at another company and I decided to do it to see if I was interested and was offered an internship at the other company. Around this time ...
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How to be productive on a 9 to 5 work environment as a new programmer? [closed]

I am a master student currently doing my Internship in a software development field. This is my first work experience and one thing that I notice is the fact that it is difficult to always concentrate ...
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Should an intern expect quality from the workplace?

I work in the IT department of a large company. My department does consultancy for other IT companies, and my internship is focused on software testing, quality assurance and assisting my coworkers ...
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How to deal with a nagging co-worker who incessantly texts?

After my first internship got over, I moved onto a new one. Since I am slightly more experienced than the other two interns, boss made me the "project manager" for a proof-of-concept he wants to test. ...
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Is it a good idea to list my information resources in a cover letter?

I am applying to a job in a field that I, unfortunately, don't have any experience in. All I know about it are some books, news articles that mention the breakthroughs in that field and a ...
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Is this workplace conflict too deep for an intern to get involved in?

Background: Engineering, Europe, Intern Through personal contacts I got hired into a company as an intern. That initial contact is now my boss. On good terms with all my colleagues. Boss pushes ...