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

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Is it considered unethical to apply for a internship using an ID card that was just to maintain student status

I am a college dropout student who was enrolled for a under graduate course last year but later dropped out. Now, I am studying myself full time using books and online videos. I am also planning to ...
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Delaying Internship Start Date for Research Award

I'm completing my 3rd year of Physics (Energy and Environment specialization), and I recently got hired at Ontario Power Generation (OPG) for a 12-month (may be extended to 16 months) paid co-op ...
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When should I apologize for missing a meeting? [closed]

I am an intern at a software company. I was late coming in to the office today and missed a 15 minute meeting. I am having trouble deciding whether it is appropriate to apologize for missing the ...
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Can I, as a non-American student, realistically start now and find an internship in the USA for the summer?

I am thinking about applying for an internship (or student job) in the USA, preferably the LA / San Diego area. The total time there would be 1 month (although depending on the actual date I could go ...
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Contacting a company recruiter inquiring about a job application status [closed]

So, I really want to work for this one company. I have tried following up (both, via Gmail and LinkedIn's InMail) on my application to one of the company recruiters, but in vain. May I please know ...
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Got internship response. Already have different internship. Can I refer a friend?

I applied to a internship with this company. They got back to me today, saying that they were very interested in having me work for them over the summer. The thing is, I already accepted another ...
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How do I politely decline an offer to extend internship when I plan to move to a different company?

I'm currently doing an internship at a company for a fixed-month period, which I'm now close to the end of. Recently they approached me and asked if I would like to stay longer, instead of going back ...
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Why do intern postings require that applicants be students? [closed]

I've been applying to internships lately, and many require that applicants be "current students," or in some cases "current students returning to school" at some given point in time. My question is ...
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Negotiate for some equity

I have started an internship at a software start-up. I am paid just enough to pay my rent and food. This was made clear in the interview by the founder and CEO that "I'd like to pay you more, but ...
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what kinds of questions should I ask my manger before I start the internship? [closed]

I just invited my manager for a coffee before I start the internship at Weber Shandwick(PR company). The position is in new business and marketing team of corporate communication department. My ...
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How to tell a coworker to stop making akward sexual jokes? [closed]

I am doing an internship with another worker of my age, early 20s, and he constantly makes non-funny sexual jokes. We are both male. How do I make him stop this unprofessional behaviour?
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How to become a coach, mentor, or something like it? [closed]

After 9 years in the "booming" brazilian IT business, working with Big Data and related techs, I decided to take a government job. After three months of work, I was cornered and couldn't refuse ...
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Typo in a resume? [closed]

I am a graduating student in college and I recently started hunting for internship jobs as part of our university's academic requirements. I am currently looking for Internships related with IT ...
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How to get a paid internship in programming [closed]

I'm fairly new to programming and have only written a few basic programs however I learn pretty quickly and have picked up a lot in a short amount of time. My question is how do I convince an employer ...
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How can I evaluate whether a masters degree will benefit my career? [closed]

After successfully completing my Bachelor's degree I decided to do the Masters degree at the same (reputable) university. But before doing my masters degree I decided on doing an internship in a ...
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How should students applying for internships/co-ops mention classes they have taken and the things they accomplished in class?

I'm in my schools co-op program. An instructor said I should include the "awesome courses I have taken and what I did in them". Is this recommend? A potential problem could be that the reader wouldn't ...
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Limited experience and first job [closed]

I'm not sure what I can do with what knowledge I possess right now. I'm graduating from high school soon and I want to get a summer programming internship because I want to get a job doing something I ...
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If you are applying for a software engineering internship, will an employer look at your Github account? [closed]

Will employers look at the "Public Activity" section of your Github account? I was messing around with the command line and made a repo with the name of a bad word, and I realize that employers might ...
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Internship full time vs part time pay differences [closed]

What factors will affect the pay rate for a companies internship based on whether or not you choose to work full time vs part time? For example part time you might make more vs full time you would ...
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How can I compensate for the lack of work experience as an international Masters degree student in the United States? [duplicate]

I am studying for a Masters in Computer Science in the United States as an international student. My problem is I don't have work experience. I searched with no luck. I want to know how I can find an ...
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Is there a special contract format that must be followed when hiring an unpaid intern in the US? [duplicate]

I am interested in hiring an unpaid intern in the United States. I have reviewed the outline from the Dept. of Labor, and I meet the criteria. I have an LLC, and I want to bring in a college student. ...
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How much am I expected to know as a technical student co-op?

My school provides a co-op program which will place students for interviews at companies. I applied to this and did end up getting a job doing technical work. I've been working for a few months. ...
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Swapping internship position with friend

That’s a weird one. Recently I’ve applied for some summer internships along with my good friend, who shares similar expertise. There was one company we would particularly love to work for. As the job ...
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Will recruiters approach the other positions I applied? [closed]

I am currently doing an internship in a small company, but haven't signed a contract yet. However, I received a call from a HR of a big company. It's about summer internship, which is five months ...
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Negotiating internship offer after accepting [closed]

I'm in a bit of a sticky situation and I'd like some advice. I waited so long because I've been trying to get a clear answer from the career center at my school, but have been unable to do so. Back ...
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How can I gauge a company's culture before I begin working there? [duplicate]

I took on an internship at a software company several months ago. When I interviewed and visited the office, everybody was very nice and I felt I would fit in. As time has passed, I think people have ...
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Cover letter for internship in computers [closed]

I need to write a impressive cover letter for my mail in which I am sending my CV for internship programme. I got mail ids of few companies and I don't know whether they have opportunities related to ...
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Approached while intern at a company

So I have been an intern at a company which is a blast to work at. A lot of relative young people who are really willing to help. The boss who is my tutor has dropped several times he wants to hire me ...
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How do I explain my trainee which is the correct task for him?

I have a trainee who is really enthusiastic and tries to do his best but has little work experiences. He is very sensitive. We have cut down his responsibilities due to his work-hours. He will get ...
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How does one list “full time and part time” on a resume?

I was offered an internship many years back which turned into part-time work... in which I resumed full time work. Now, I'm working part-time again. I do full time work during the summers, so I'm 4 ...
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I just finished a internship and my employer said that he would like to hire me back but they have to wait for a new budget?

I finished my internship a month ago. During my evaluation, the employer said that he would like to hire me back but has to wait for a new budget in the new year because they just hired someone in ...
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I haven't heard back from my internship applications - what should I do? [closed]

I've applied to about 17 software engineering internships starting from about christmas time and ending today. I haven't heard back from any of them. Is it because it's been christmas/new years and ...
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What should I include in my technical cover letter so that I maximize my chances of landing an interview? [closed]

My cover letters are pretty short. Usually I say how I would like to work for them this summer, I'm motivated, show that I've done some research about their company, and then say which of my skills ...
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A bad reference from my internship manager

I am undergraduate computer science student and looking for a job now. I did a 8-month internship in a company last year. I worked very hard. I built two iOS apps, several python scripts, translating ...
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How to go about asking for an internship from a company that is not advertising them

I have just finished temporary Christmas employment with a company working in their call center. They have a number of software development positions open at the moment, and have had for months, which ...
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Does a potential hiring gives a motive to work harder?

Over the last 6 months I'm doing my internship in a small office. I'm very satisfied. In the past they told me that business go well and they might need to hire a developer. The last month I asked ...
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How long should I wait for an e-mail when applied for an internship

I am a student and applied for internship in 4-5 companies few days ago. But, I haven't received any response so far. So, my questions are: How many day should I wait for an E-Mail before assuming ...
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How can I adapt to the expectations during my internship to become more productive?

I'm doing a graphic design internship and have been working hard, writing down everything she wants me to find(I need to find pictures to go with her site). I showed my work to another girl who is ...
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Internship problem, communication issues and work not as advertised

I am a college student and last year was approached with an job and internship opportunity by one of my professors. The job and internship were both with the town government. The job was building a ...
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Are employer's reference letters still commonly asked for in R&D (Central Europe)?

I am wondering how important it is to have an employer's reference letter made by your supervisor if he already agreed to serve as a reference person (for your resume/CV)? The circumstances are that ...
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How can I show appreciation to team members when I'm promoted?

I have been an intern in a company for the past 5 months. As I started here I was assigned into a project that happened to start around my starting date. We have a planning session for the last sprint ...
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How can I ask for a delay in accepting an internship offer?

I'm applying for an internship to a big-name company and have an interview next week. I'm a junior in college and this would be my last internship before I graduate. This would be a great place to ...
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How to use social networks for job or internship opportunities

I see many suggestions to search for jobs and internships via social networks like Linkedin. But how exactly is this to be done? If I send a message to some Linkedin connections (in some good ...
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Should a resume mention full-time offers as the result of an internship?

I recently completed an internship at a large company that makes full-time offers to a very high percentage of its interns. I received an offer and declined it, but I don't want people to think that I ...
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Possible strategies for getting a programming job [closed]

I am a physics/math major, and also a new US immigrant. I think I know intermediate level Java, intermediate data structures and algorithm design, and, some machine learning (with Octave), HTML, ...
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Making connection with people outside the team in order to move up in the company

I'm currently doing my first internship which goes for 20 weeks. After working 2 months here, I feel like I don't have enough connections ( I know the team members that work in the same office) but ...
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Bad review for my first internship - not convinced!

I am in the middle of my first ever internship in the computer field. I just got a final performance review from my immediate project lead who happens to be a contractor who joined along with us. ...
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Work placement through University, coordinator knows I'm not having a good time and is coming to visit, what should I say?

I'm in my school's co-op program and have been working for a company for a while. The school's co-op councillor is coming tomorrow and she knows I'm not happy with the job. My question is: How do I ...
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Is it appropriate to negotiate for an internship position?

I tried to find a clearcut answer to this question, but after searching for a while on the site I decided to post it. I've read through many informative answers on general salary negotiations and have ...
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How can I tell a potential new employer about schedule changes?

This fall, I will be starting my freshman year of college, so I applied to an internship in the city of the college. It was clear in the interview that my availability over the summer, during the ...