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So recently, I got an email inviting me to an interview for a paid internship. The problem is, I just accepted a paid internship recently and have already been working at said place for two weeks. I don't plan to attend this interview. I was wondering if it's polite or okay to decline and hopefully forward/attach my friend's resume who meet the same qualifications?

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I was wondering if it's polite or okay to decline and hopefully forward/attach my friend's resume who meet the same qualifications?

It's very reasonable to politely decline and offer your friend's resume as "someone who might help you".

I'm assuming you have your friend's permission first.

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    In fact, very often a recruiter will say "If you're not interested or available, can you recommend anyone who is?"
    – David K
    Commented May 31, 2019 at 19:35
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    It's far more than reasonable. Helping your friends and business acquaintances make connections is a valuable skill that pays off manyfold.
    – O. Jones
    Commented Jun 1, 2019 at 13:03
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Simple. Ask both parties if it's OK.

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