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

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How do I write an internship email? [duplicate]

I applied for an internship and got accepted. The company told me they will contact me once more details are available but they did not contact me. So i need to send them an email in order to know the ...
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Working with another intern who does nothing? [duplicate]

I'm working as a software engineering intern at a corporate company. I'm ecstatic for this opportunity and trying my hardest to read code, ask questions, make mistakes and learn. However, I'm paired ...
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How to be an effective job shadow host? (Software Engineering specific) [closed]

So I just found out that I'll be hosting a high school student who is interested in software tomorrow. I take this stuff rather seriously - I remember being that age, being told to suddenly make ...
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How to deal with an internship certificate draft full of obvious spelling mistakes?

I left an internship of three months in a small IT company and have finally received a draft for the internship certificate to check back per email. The person who wrote it works in the accounting ...
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Two Internship in One Summer?

I interviewed with two different firms for internships this upcoming summer. I received an offer from one, and didn't hear back from the other. So I accepted the offer and moved on. However, the ...
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Manager is pushing me to take an intern while I'm not sure to stay

Last year, my manager asked me to try to find one subject that could turn into an internship, which I successfully did. Unfortuantely, due to some problems with HR which resulted in a very late ...
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Internship with reduced pay

I am a full time student and have been working part-time as a contractor for the past 7 months developing an app for a company. They have recently announced that they would like me to continue working ...
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Is it ethical to accept an internship that I got because of a recommendation when I failed the (technical) inteview? [closed]

I am an undergrad in the final year of my Engineering program. I recently appeared for an interview for an internship. I couldn't get through the interview as I didn't perform up to the mark in some ...
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All Programmer are Independent? Even as an Intern? [closed]

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? [on hold]

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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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 ...