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

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How to negotiate when going from intern to salaried?

I understand this question is similar: Should I negotiate a higher salary when transitioning from intern to full-time employee? However I am currently a 40 hr/week software intern as sort of a ...
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Grad student accepts internship offer and is contacted and offered dream internship elsewhere right before starting [on hold]

I'm a student and I applied to many internships over winter and only ended up interviewing with 5 in total, one of which (company A) gave me an offer for a different, less relevant internship after ...
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Which is more beneficial: more internships, or longer internships? [on hold]

I am a sophomore computer science major and I plan on only taking three years to graduate. Consequently, I have a limited amount of time augment my experience and resume. I came into computer science ...
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How to Explain Taking the Summer Off? [closed]

We're nearing the summer when internships are crucial for budding developers, and I have yet to receive more than a handful of interviews. I had an internship at a fantastic company last year, but ...
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How to ask to be relocated for internship

I recently received an internship offer from a major bank for software development. I'm very excited to have the opportunity to work for them. HR called me this Friday to discuss the details of the ...
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How do I ask for follow up? [duplicate]

I am a first year undergraduate student, and recently a recruiter at a mid-sized startup contacted me asking if I'd like to meet one of their senior software engineers to discuss opportunities at the ...
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How does one handle split-minded people?

Let me give you some back story. Recently a kickass tech company offered internships when they visited our campus. Everyone applying for the internship was to go through the campus' screening process ...
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As an trainee, how can I convince the administrators in another country to give me more privileges to do my job [closed]

I have worked as an apprentice for four months at a company that has centers all around the world. I'm in the IT department and was recruited as a software developer. I'm actually the only developper ...
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How do I recommend a friend of mine to human resources? [duplicate]

My company is hiring for an internship and I have friend who has the qualifications and is interested in the job. I was wondering if I could give his documents to HR myself, and sell him a little bit. ...
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Should I be mad that i didn't receive a raise after they decided to keep me after my internship? [closed]

I was chosen to do a graphic design internship for 3 months without the possibility of being kept permanent. I admit, when i started, it took me some time to get used to things but by the third month, ...
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Specify 'Paid/Unpaid' Internship On Resume Cover Letter

I read this post which deals with openly paid internships, but I don't think it fully answers this specific question: When looking for a paid internship only, is it a good idea to include this in ...
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How to Respectfully Ask for Less Hours

I am currently a co-op at an organization where I really want to have a career. I did a temporary internship with them, fell in love, and got the more permanent co-op position in a different state. ...
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Not getting confirmation for an internship

I had an interview for a internship last week. They told me, I will get the internship and I will get an email from their recruting manager "the next days". Now 9 days have passed and I haven't ...
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Are projects done as part of the academic training worth mentioning in job application?

I am a Computer Science student and I got to that point where I should start looking for jobs (internships/placements, not graduate jobs). During my undergraduate course I had a first year project and ...
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I need some insights [closed]

Any advise or insights will be helpful. Recently, I applied to a company for a software developer internship (Very big multinational company but not primarily tech). I had a phone interview with the ...
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Applying for programming internship if I already accepted an offer [closed]

I accepted an offer for a summer programming internship at a company that is offering good benefits, but I'm mostly lukewarm about. However there are bigwig companies such as Amazon coming to my ...
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Bad salary negotiation [closed]

I had an interview recently and at the end I was asked about my salary expectation. I am a student and this is an internship but I think I didn't manage this professionally. I don't want to get the ...
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Dramatically different salaries for two locations within same company - how do I negotiate?

I have received summer internship offers for two locations within the same company. One offer is roughly 2.3x the salary of the other, but I would prefer to work with the people at the lower paying ...
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How to give negative feedback to unprofessional company? [closed]

I'm a student, just ended my 3 months attachment programme that provide by my school. I have been assign to one of the IT Company that are not professional. I have done well, perform good attitude and ...
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Submit internship application on the web and then also ask for referral?

I am a graduate student and am interested in internships. I submitted a couple of applications two days ago, but found out today via LinkedIn that I have some friends who graduated last year, who ...
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Implied details of an “Internship” position in the US [closed]

Disclaimer: I am not a native English speaker I am currently looking at job offers in the United States in the tech startup world (though not in the Bay Area). I have found a particular employer that ...
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Negotiating the use of speech recognition at work

I am applying for summer internships as a software engineer intern (the typical duration is around three months) in the USA. I need to use speech recognition for medical reason: I have some temporary ...
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Preparing for a software internship interview [closed]

I'm a 2nd year computer science student and have an in person interview with Yahoo in a couple of days for a co-op (internship) position. This is my first ever software related interview, ever. This ...
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Is doing two part-time internships and studying simultaneously ethical?

I am a student currently in the last year of my degree course. So this year many internship opportunities approached me via my college. I had applied for many internship programs last semester and ...
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Contacting previous employer for employment again

I did an internship as a Software Developer for a big company and subsequently, they offered me a job. I turned down that job since I wanted to do higher studies. Now I am trying to apply for the same ...
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Applying for multiple internships with the same company

I'm a graduate student applying for summer internships, and some companies have several internships that interest me. If I apply to multiple internships, I don't know if any of the applications will ...
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Quitting the job for 6 months for an internship and coming back [closed]

I am working as a network engineer for a company which outsources employment contracts from another company. Even though I am a network engineer, my degree comes as BIT. I want to become a project ...
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How to ask for reference from supervisor of my last year's internship?

I'm looking to intern at a different place this year, and the new place wants to contact my past internship to ask about my performance. Should I email my past supervisor and let them know that they ...
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Can I terminate an accepted at-will internship before it starts? [closed]

I have an internship offer from a good tech company (A) that is about to expire and I cannot ask for an extension. However I am still interviewing with a better company that I really want to work for ...
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I've just started an internship and have realised that I am disorganised and inefficient at work

I have had my current job for two weeks and it is an internship at a software company that makes financial products. It is an excellent workplace with smart people and a good atmosphere. I got the job ...
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How to make cover letter company specific when the job field is rarely related to the company activity?

It is well-known that cover letter should demonstrate interest to the targeted company: "simply put, no the point of a cover letter is to articulate why you will be valuable to my company and how. ...
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Internship as an international student [duplicate]

Currently I am an international student. The semester ends right before Christmas and after it I will have time until April as the semester in my home country does not start earlier. So I am ...
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Can an ex-friend sabotage my career? [closed]

So, I recently got an offer from my dream company for a software engineering summer internship, and graciously accepted. I have an ex-friend who is incredibly vindictive and has been known to do ...
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Recruiter doesn't get back to me until I email her, then gives me an unconvincing response [closed]

A little annoyed and not sure how to move forward, so any advice is appreciated. I applied to a large tech company over two months ago for an internship by giving my resume to the recruiter when she ...
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Is it worth pointing out a fellow intern's flaws out to them?

As an intern right now I've noticed that a fellow intern of mines has been making a plethora of mistakes whenever they do anything and because of that, I've had to fix every mistake they've made. ...
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Extracurricular Colleague as Professional Reference

I need three Professional References for a form for a Computer Science internship. I haven't had an internship or business related CS work before, but I have done extensive extracurricular work on two ...
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Seeking both an internship and/or a full time

I am a Computer Science international graduate student who has one additional semester before I graduate. I currently work part time as a software developer intern and study full time. This should ...
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Why there is no 4-day job? Why everyone must work 5 or 6 days? [closed]

In my crazy country, adult must work 5 or 6(Saturday) days per week. Start at 8 or 9 A.M. and finish in 6 P.M., with additional(they say this is default, which is very laughable) 20-30 hour/month ...
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Recommendation by a Senior Developer after an internship

Having an internship at a small mobile development company, is it appropriate to ask for a recommendation by the senior developer who helped you throughout the internship? A recommendation ...
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If I quit an internship can I still put in on my resume?

I'm currently working at an unpaid internship and I'm absolutely miserable. My coworkers are rude and they don't let me help. I feel useless and asking for more work is futile. It's costing me money ...
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As someone on co-op, should I challenge myself with something I do not have experience with, or try to get a project where I can contribute better? [closed]

I recently joined a software development firm in China - they are small-to-mid-sized of around 20-30 developers, mostly Chinese, and with 5 - 6 "foreign" software developers that are of the most ...
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Why would a recruiter act surprised after learning I was OK with the salary?

I was contacted by an employer who saw my resume from a career fair. The recruiter called me to see if I was still looking for full time employment. After calling back the employer (different ...
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After paid internship ends, employer keeps asking for help - how to ask for compensation/say no?

After I finished my paid internship for the summer, my supervisor keeps asking me to help with small tasks here and there, but it'll end up becoming a lot of time. I don't want to burn bridges, but I ...
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Is an unpaid internship for web development at a startup legitimate?

I'm a new grad of a web design/development certificate course with very little experience and I've begun applying for jobs. I have received interest mostly from places offering internships. I have ...
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Does one apply to both an intern and entry level job at the same company for the same kind of work?

I'm attending a career fair with several dozen employers. Many of the companies offer entry level jobs and also internships. The description of both of these and their requirements are very similar ...
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Asking for Confirmation of my Upcoming Job Offer

I am currently working a student co-op position at a company. It's like an internship, except I take time off of school to work full-time for the company. This is intended to be three semesters of ...
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Interviewing for a grad role at a company you already interned for

I was offered at grad position at a company I interned for 2 summers ago, but due to the fact I decided to take a year and do some research a university in the US, for this reason I had to turn down ...
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Is there a correlation between passing fizzbuzz on paper and (good|effective|productive) programmers? [closed]

I understand the motivation to weed out non-programmers from programmers. It seems like a lot of blogs either conclude or insinuate that candidates who fail fizzbuzz questions don’t make good ...
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Asking current internship supervisor for letter of recommendation

I am currently a college student and part time intern at an organization, continuing my full time internship over the summer. Is it unreasonable to ask my current boss at this internship for a ...
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Should I apply to other companies to raise my salary (College student, internship) [closed]

I'm a college student in an engineering field. Last year I applied for and received a co-op at a small but well-known company in my city. It is organized through my university, and we have an informal ...