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

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Could I be blacklisted from applying to a company after submitting non-identical resumes? [closed]

Hello I think I messed up… I applied to two different internships at the same company, but for each internship, I used a different email and resume. The reason I did this was to make myself eligible ...
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Is Associate's Degree in Computer Science worth it? [closed]

Is associate's degree program in computer science worth nowadays? I will mention most important courses of this particular curriculum. Introduction to Programming (C), Programming Techniques (C++), ...
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My question "Why does one of the HR personnel is mad at me?" (2) [duplicate]

My 1st post got closed I don't know why, I am a newbie here. I hope those who commented on my post before could do it again here with their responds on my replies. So I am an intern right now together ...
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Why is one of the HR personnel mad at me even though I didn't do anything wrong?

I (F22) am an intern right now together with my 2 friends that are both female. The company and other employees are friendly except for this HR personnel. She's (F45+) so mad at me. Take note: ONLY AT ...
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Need feedback on my internship experience

I am an intern as data consultant, I am experimenting a visualization software for the company i'm working for during 6 months. I started off with another subject and on my very first day, the manager ...
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Am I being ghosted by a recruiter?

Global Software Company reached me from LinkedIn for 6 month Java Internship and I am accepted. She said to me - I am waiting for more details (new office in Turkey, terms on Turkey and dates). We ...
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Response After Last Round Technical Interviews for Summer Internships? [closed]

I finished a final round technical interview with the CEO of a startup last Friday. How long would it take for them to get back on the results for an internship? The interview said they'd get back ...
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Has my internship offer expired? No response/call back from recruiter after offer letter was sent

I'm a current CS student and was vying for an internship with Company A. I had interviews in December, and received a verbal offer by phone from my recruiter in the same month. Then, around last week, ...
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Should I do 2 internships within one semester? [closed]

I am currently pursuing an internship opportunity at a firm that requires approx 15-20 hours per week. I was also recently approached by another firm for an internship, which would be remote. I am a ...
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Major GPA considering 2 majors

I have two majors: one in ECE and another in Biology. My cumulative GPA is 3.264 ECE - Major GPA with Prereqs = 3.571 ECE - Major GPA without prereqs = 3.800 (5 courses) BIO - Major GPA with prereqs = ...
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Would this count as moonlighting? [closed]

I accepted and signed an internship offer for the summer of 2024 last spring. I love this firm (A) and i think it would be a great fit for me plus the pay is amazing. However, recently i interviewed ...
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internee evaluation

Does bad internee evaluation have any effect on your future jobs? i did my first internship of 4 weeks and my supervisor was on his sick leave for 1st week. then for 2nd week he showed me the bare ...
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Accidentally left job off background check that requires disclosure of all employment history

I recently received a verbal offer to join a company that is very strict with its background check policy. A formal written offer is contingent on the completion of a background check. The issue is I ...
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How do I apply for software engineering/coding internships (part-time) as a high school student

I am a current high school student (senior year) with approximately 5 years of programming experience in full-stack web development, game development, and general scripting (C#, Python, JS, Java). I ...
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Lazy Intern, what to do

My team had a lazy intern, whom I referred. My boss assigned both her and me the project, a difficult one involving lots of coding. I was also told that if she didn’t code, I would have to finish it ...
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Seeking Advice on Handling Confidential Reference Letters for Internship Application

I am currently a master's student in the process of applying for an internship, and the program requires that I submit two signed reference letters. Unlike typical graduate school applications, where ...
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is there any way to politely ask HR for a second welcome packet?

I recently started my second internship at a company after working there last summer. I enjoyed last summer's internship, and I received very positive feedback from my colleagues and manager about my ...
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How to keep a higher-up focused on the main subject of the meeting?

I am in an internship and new to the workspace world. I don't really know how to deal with this. For my project I need to ask questions to a higher-up that is not on my team. He is based in another ...
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Summer internship/early career in finance

I will try to make my questions as general as possible so I'll give only one sentence for context : nearly finished a BSc Mathematics in a top school. I want to apply my knowledge to finance. I had ...
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graduate internship as a first step in career change? [closed]

I want to change my career path from academia to industry. I have a PhD and I worked in academia for a few years now. I have theoretical knowledge about the area I want to go into but I lack practical ...
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Is it appropriate to ask what programming language will be used at an interview?

I am applying for an internship at a technology company, and one of the steps in the hiring process is a pair programming interview. Is it appropriate to ask what language we will use ahead of time? I'...
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How do I list an unfinished project on my resume

I am a college freshman looking for game-development internships for the coming summer. To showcase my past experience in game development, I have a game on which I worked for about 2 years during ...
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I'm a Senior computer science student and want to apply for an internship, but I'm not sure where I'm messing up [closed]

I would say I've been exposed to more internships and jobs then my friends, but I'm finding it harder to find an internship now. Previously I interned at a company in Lebanon for a basic technology ...
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Can you apply to internships that ask you when you are expected to graduate even though you graduated? [closed]

I recently graduated in 2022 with a bachelor's degree related to a science field, and I got a certificate in Computer Science during the summer of 2022. As I am currently job searching for entry-level ...
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advice around promotion during web development placement [duplicate]

I live in England and started a 1-year web development industrial placement in September between 2nd and now 4th year of Comp Sci degree at a very large company with 5+ sites. 4 weeks in, the only ...
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Unpaid Internship vs Open source development. Which could be better?

I live in Australia. Recently, I failed a recent interview for a Full Stack software developer job but before the interview, they said I could do a unpaid internship with them. It was the third and ...
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Coworker not giving me tasks despite many follow-ups

I'm working as a software engineering intern and finished some project a while ago and My manager promised to give me some new tasks. He did that by asking cc'ing another senior engineer to ask him to ...
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How to tell current internship that I've signed elsewhere after graduation?

First post here so bear with me if I forget some rules. Background: I'm a senior in college remotely interning part-time at Company A. The internship offer letter from Company A said that it's set to ...
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What should I do when my company threatens to give a bad review to my university if I quit my job?

I'm in an internship, and I want to quit my job because it is entirely different from the job description. However, my company threatens to give a bad review to the university, ask for a penalty and ...
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How do I politely remind my boss about his decision?

I am currently working as an intern at a mid-range startup. After the end of my first internship period , since the project that I am doing here got good results, my boss asked me to extend the ...
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I don't think I'm going to end up at my company's internship - should I tell my manager now?

I am currently working a part-time remote gig during my sophomore year; my small company brought me on after my first internship over the summer - it included a (relatively) nice raise with it. The ...
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What should I do when my supervisor is being disrespectful and too harsh

I am now currently doing my internships at this one company. This company is actually a branch, so here they have their person in charge for this branch. Unfortunately, on my first day of internships, ...
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General letter of recommendation for intern?

I am a senior engineer at a large well known US company, and oversaw an intern this past summer for a comp sci related internship (programming focused). He did a great job, and I was very happy with ...
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How do I ask my manager if I will be converted to a full time employee?

I'm currently doing an internship, which has a week left to run. A few weeks back I asked my manager regarding my performance and all but he said the general stuff like "enthusiasm is great" ...
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Its been hell , everyday i am stressed and anxious . Feel Like crying [closed]

I started my internship like 5 weeks back.Manager has no clue of what’s going on and is on PTO since the past 2 weeks (would be returning next week) . Mentor is some architecht level guy who has no ...
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How do I ask my manager for a Intern to Full Time Employee Conversion?

So, it's been 6 weeks since my internship started. It's gonna end in like 4 weeks. I have a mid internship review coming up which would be like a 1:1 with my manager. So I am planning to know his ...
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How do I explain to my mentor that certain stuff is not possible without sounding negative at the same time?

It's been 4 weeks into my internship and I have stopped feeling lost, which I was feeling 2 weeks back. I had been asked to build a tool in react. Initially I was very nervous as to how would I build ...
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Internship with no given tasks

I'm an intern at a small tech company, and in the last few days I've been given no tasks. I've been doing research / studying documents about the language we use to code. However, when I ask for a ...
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How should we handle interns who are not performing?

We took on some interns who are still in college on the request of one of their teachers. The interns don't have much skill at all and don't seem to be taking things seriously. They lack enthusiasm: ...
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How to get an Internship in the US or Canada without being enrolled to university?

I will graduate from university in 1-2 months in Computer Science (focus on Computer Architecture, CPU Design) in Germany. Actually, my plan is to do a PhD but I want to take a break for half a year ...
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How to deal with dangerous co-worker? [duplicate]

I'm nineteen, female, and stuck working at a very unprofessional outback horse boarding place. I live in a bush town that's on the cusp of small and medium. The employees (4) all live on-site and work ...
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Can I buy my company internship laptop? Will they hunt me down if I keep it?

[For reference, I am currently a junior in college, so still definitely learning how to approach workplace issues.] I wrapped up an extended summer internship this past March, and I have ...
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Should I buy shares of the start-up I'm working for as an intern? [closed]

I've recently taken an internship in a start-up as a software developer, and, although I'm being paid 500€/mo with a 6-months contract, my CEO (let's call him Bob) has offered me a small stake (2,500€/...
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Feeling like a fraud at a startup I joined as an intern

TL;DR: Young inexperienced coder gets an internship, gets offered a stake in the start-up he's working for, and now feels like a big fraud. Some context I'm a coder from an undisclosed European ...
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How do I talk about a "failed" internship during interviews for a SWE role?

As a recent grad I accepted an internship opportunity with a household name major tech company. The program had little to no training or ramp up period, instead I was placed on an active team and ...
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An intern may get a job offer. Do I communicate it before his last day which is tomorrow?

The intern (last year student) may get a job offer depending on our company's administration/finance. It's his last day tomorrow at his internship. He will most likely graduate next month and he does ...
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How to move forward with unfulfilling internships

I am currently a 3rd year college student pursuing a degree in computer science. As part of my degree, I am required to complete a number of co-ops/internships. These are paid internships in the ...
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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

I’m young and inexperienced, I’m not familiar with worker laws or how common things are within the workplace. I just turned 18 this year and for my uni course I need 5 weeks work placement to be ...
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How to take unpaid leave to my permanent part time work for internship in IT?

I am postgraduate student in my 30s and I'm currently working as a permanent part time in a retail while taking graduate certificate in software systems in Australia. Once I completed this, I plan to ...
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Accept less desired offer or wait for desired offer? Stall? [closed]

Undergraduate summer internships, engineering, US. Company A After two interviews over a period of two weeks, on Thursday company A extended an offer to me. I asked them when they needed a decision, ...
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