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

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Problem and the end of internship while writing final report/thesis

I'm a student at the end of his degree and I'm also at the end of a not so good internship where I developed my thesis. I do not want to bore you with all the history of my internship, so I 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 ...
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Concerned I was too loud/criticizing as an intern

I've just joined a company as an intern making Widgets as one of few foreigners. As part of this, I read some training material used in courses that customers buy for the company's products and ...
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Going on planned vacation before starting possible new job [duplicate]

So I had an internship over the summer at a bank, which extended into the final semester of my master's program. I will be done with my finals in a few weeks and my internship will finish around the ...
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Leaving internship for full time position [closed]

I am currently doing a 3-month paid internship program - it started 3 weeks ago and will be conclusive in 3 months. This company does not promise to provide me with a position afterwards. Now I've ...
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Responding to tentative internship offer over email [closed]

I'm a undergrad, and I had an interview with an institute within my university. I received this email from my interviewer about a week after the interview itself: "Hi [name], I would like to ...
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Internship resume

I am applying for programming internships. Is it preferable to list the University you will be transferring to from a community college? Example: Education: Community College START 2014 - ...
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Internship Interview - Bad Scholastic Record From First School [closed]

I started off with a undergraduate degree in Engineering and I did not excel since I was too focused on being cool than being smart at that time. I was a total nerd in high school and I thought I ...
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How does having no internship experience affect your employment in industry in Computer Science? [closed]

How exactly does an internship experience make you more employable for industry? How does experience in developing your own startup compare to having an internship in terms of employability in the ...
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Applying for Google. Should I put a photo of me in the C.V.? [duplicate]

As the title says: Should I put a photo of me in the C.V.? I'm applying for a Google Internship for a Business position. This will include sales/marketing etc. I do look very presentable and smart, ...
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Internship in the United States starting soon, I have some questions about working relationships and working culture in the USA

I am going to the US for an internship at a major tech company in January. Since I have been to the US only for tourism, I don't have slightest idea about the work culture in general. A supervisor ...
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How do I deal with ownership of ideas at a short internship?

Background I just started an internship and while I'm enjoying myself I've spotted a few areas where efficiency and productivity could be improved. I am also not very busy (read: overqualified and ...
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As a internship, how should I respond when they ask me my salary in my previous work term

In my university's internship system, students will be matched with employers through interviews, and students will receive offers contain salary information after being matched. So I was matched ...
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How can I explain what I did during my Engineering internship without making my resume too technical

As the fall semester comes to a close, I have begun to update my resume, and start to submit it to companies for summer internships. I worked for a large company last summer as an Engineering intern, ...
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Leaving internship early for health reasons [closed]

I've been working at an internship for three months now out of a 12 month internship. These past three months have been some of the most grueling and difficult months in a long time. My boss is a self ...
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Is three weeks too far out to schedule a follow up meeting after an interview?

I took a video interview late last month, and got a response the next day asking me to schedule a time for a telephonic technical interview. The exact words used were: I would like to schedule a ...
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Should I reply to a company post-interview that I'll be happy to do the internship even if it is unpaid?

I had an interview last week for a 10-week internship. Went OK, just needs clearance from his boss. Internship was paid as much as the longer internships, around 60% of an average low monthly salary ...
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How to deal with a boss putting music on speaker

I'm recently started an internship at a small web dev company (only 2 dev and the boss), we're all around a table in an office, and the boss seem to be working only with some music on speakers. It ...
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Apply and quit after a year at companies not offering internships

There are various research oriented companies where I'd like to do an internship and possibly come back for a full-time position later when I finished my academic education. However, most of those ...
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If offered a full time job, am I able to leave my apprenticeship?

I've been at company X for almost a year and a half now doing an IT apprenticeship. I'm not a particular fan of how I am taught at my college and I have already achieved my level 2 in the first year ...
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paid vs unpaid internship

I would prefer a paid internship but would also accept an unpaid internship. How do you answer the question asking whether you expect to be paid or not? I don't want to cut out the possibility of ...
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Am I being taken advantage of? How can I ask for a raise?

I have a social media internship for $11/hr at a new startup company. This was fine when there was another intern to help me out with duties and projects. The other intern had to quit due to school ...
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Not including a previous internship as a reference

So I'm a sophomore looking to apply for computer science internships for Summer 2016. I've been fortunate enough to have a paid internship the past summer, however there were a few issues. It was my ...
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Should my resume list work experience from unrelated fields?

I am about to apply for some internship programs and I was wondering what should I put in my resume in regards to work experience. I am a junior level student majoring in Computer Science but I don't ...
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Something that my manager gave me was lost

I'm a intern on an IT company. My manager made a purchase of 6 units of "things" (lets call object A) that is important for him to a project. He gave it to me and told me to store it and to not tell ...
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Late / Missed pay periods

I have been working as a programming intern for a little over 6 months with a company. The hiring company sends me out to work for another company which in turn pays them. The "manager" at my office ...
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How should I handle an internship offer when I'm looking for a full time position?

I'm currently a student but I'm about to graduate with an undergraduate degree. I've been looking for a full-time entry level position for after graduation and have been lucky enough to find several ...
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Why can I not get ahold of HR to followup on an internship application status? [closed]

I have tried on multiple occasions to call the Human Resources department regarding my internship applications, only to be continuously (total of three phone calls over two days) turned down at the ...
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Is it wrong to ask lots of questions as an intern? [duplicate]

I'm on paid internship in IT at a large bank where scope is for me to learn and to a get to a level of junior/professional with 2 or 3 years experience, so I can get hired. Thus I came to a strategy ...
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Writing what you want in a Internship Motivation Letter [closed]

I was writing a motivation letter for an internship and showed it to a friend who responded “You're actually not saying what you want.” He was in the opinion that I should say what I want to do- ...
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Is an internship verification letter required for hiring?

I landed an unpaid internship a while back on a small news company but I quit after one month. I didn't include it on my resume because I didn't receive a verification letter, most likely because I ...
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Underperforming in internship (very very bad experience) [closed]

This is my first work experience, and I am very upset with my performance. I am a few weeks into finishing a three-month internship and have been told I have been underperforming. I worked for two ...
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Should I put a past or new/limited software skills on my CV as an engineering intern?

I'm a bit stuck if I should put some software listings on my CV under the skills subheading. For instance: Adobe Suite I can probably doodle up a half-decent brochure or leaflet in Adobe ...
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Will employers accept students on academic leave or with deferred admission for internships?

In many cases, employers specify that interns need to be currently enrolled in a university program. I am currently in between my M.S. and Ph.D.. I have been admitted to a university and have ...
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Is a thank you note appropriate for the end of my internship?

I'm nearing the end of my summer internship, and I've read that writing thank-you notes is a good way to maintain relationships, and just end the internship on a positive note in general. Is this ...
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Is it wise to contact a recruiter over LinkedIn?

Note: This topic stems off this previously asked question. In which I've attempted to contact Intuit's human resources without any success. In summary I'm attempting to contact Intuit Canada to ...