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Questions tagged [internship]

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

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How do I keep new interns motivated and sincere? [closed]

We are having few interns whom we are paying also. The guys are good in terms of knowledge. Because we are investing our resources on them we expected they will take training seriously and start ...
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GDPR - do I have to resend my cv? [closed]

I'm in the UK and have been receiving a lot of emails these past few days about the changes brought about by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I'm currently seeking an internship and ...
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Time wasting Head/MD? [closed]

I've posted several questions previously about a potential lead in terms of securing an internship. Briefly, for the last 4 months I have emailed this head about an internship, the response on both ...
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Asking to change my title from intern

I am currently a paid interned doing software development and prototyping. This is my third year doing this. My first year I had a mentor, however he is no longer with the company. Since then I have ...
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Asking for internship before or after the rejection?

As far as I know, my application will be rejected for a junior developer position, what is the best time to ask for internship? Before applying for a junior position or after the rejection? I'm from ...
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Wasn't hired back after a successful internship. The hiring manager stopped replying to me about a year ago. Should I contact again? [closed]

I had an internship at this awesome company (a growing startup, ~150 employees) in my junior year of college. It seemed like it went really well; I got along great with everyone, my project went above ...
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would I be worse off listing a previous internship on a current internship application as a college student?

I've been applying for internships throughout the year, but I never get any interviews, much less responses. This makes me think that I'm missing something very basic. One of the things that is ...
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How do you remind a HR/CEO that you sent them an email without seeming desperate/bad mannered? [duplicate]

I have applied at a company for an internship this summer. They replied enthusiastically 2-3 days later asking for more details. I sent them a brief description of my projects, my CV and my interest ...
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As a prospective intern, how do I evaluate how easy it would be for me to improve a team's practices?

I've been offered a summer software development internship on a close-knit team of four people. It looks good, except for some very troubling development practices. These include: No version ...
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How should I tell the networking company I was a paid intern at that I'm suddenly interviewing for a programming job?

It seems like I'm all set for being accepted into a full time position following an internship at a major IT firm in my hometown (specialized in networking). Although I always expressed my interest in ...
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Linkedin title for engineer during foray into legal [closed]

I've been an engineer for 10+ years and my technical credentials are conveyed pretty strongly on my Linkedin profile. However, a few years ago (early mid life crisis?) I wanted a change from ...
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Reneging Accepted Internship for Better Offer

Context: A couple months ago I accepted an internship for this summer at a large, but unknown enterprise company. The pay is fine, but the work is pretty irrelevant for the job market; Proprietary ...
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Why would human resources need my resume and grades at the end of my internship to extend my work contract? [closed]

I'm currently an intern in a very large company. My internship will end next month, I really like this job and my supervisor wants me to stay for the summer. He made a demand to extend my work ...
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Internship application possibly rescinded

I applied for an internship and went through phone interviews a few weeks ago. I thought the phone interview went well, and at the end of it, the hiring manager asked me for a 2-page essay. A few ...
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Signed zero-hours contract with a company, but circumstances changed

I am graduating this summer and going towards a master's degree. I had an offer with a zero hour contract for a few months with a startup. On the contract, no start/end date is specified, but I did ...
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Should I inform my internship that I have received a job offer from a different company?

I'm quickly coming to the end of my senior year of college. I'm currently working at an internship in my field. I don't particularly like this internship - its not the subject in my field that I would ...
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Inform preferred choice about another offer [duplicate]

I've applied to two schools for a school psych internship and I've just gotten an offer from my 2nd choice and they said they need a response by next Wednesday. However, my preferred choice told me ...
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Potential extension of internship

I was initially offered a 2-month internship with a firm, when I only intended to apply for a one-month internship. This was my fault as I didn't specify the one-month duration in my application. When ...
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My manager's high expectations are affecting my internship reviews and jeopardising my graduation

TLDR I am concerned that I will fail my internship due to unusually high expectations from my manager. It could be due to the very polished impression I gave on my interview. What steps should I ...
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How to have hiring manager still interested in candidate with impressive cover letter but weaker resume?

I'm finishing up my freshman year in college, and have begun applying to various internship opportunities for the summer. Despite attending a very rigorous degree program, I still have less technical ...
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As an intern, do I tell my boss I am going to interviews? [duplicate]

I am currently interning at a small company, so I answer directly to the CEO himself. I started at the beginning of the year and the role was said to be for a few months at least, though we did not ...
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Confused with job application status [duplicate]

I did a phone interview for Internship in a very reputed company for Network Engineering role, the interview went really well and at the end, the interviewer said: I'm forwarding this conversation ...
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How to gain motivation to do “boring” work?

I am an intern at an auditing firm. Completing this internship is mandatory to become a qualified chartered accountant. I like this profession, but sometimes I have to do boring jobs for which I have ...
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Subject Line for Email to CEO [closed]

I recently went to a business conference and handed out my resume to a CEO of a large company. I gave him my resume and he gave me his contact info in order to email him for summer internship (I am a ...
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Internship Year mistake on resume [duplicate]

I recently received a summer internship offer with a company, and am now in the background check phase. I noticed that I accidentally listed my previous internship start and end date as March 2014 - ...
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Is using internet proxies a sackable offence? [closed]

I'm based in the UK and am about six months into my first job as an Apprentice Software Dev, and came straight into it from college. All through high school and college we would easily bypass the ...
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Incoming intern allegedly suspended from college for sexual harassment, should I do anything?

I was just told by an acquaintance that an incoming intern at my company was apparently suspended for college for sexual harassment, and has been on leave for the last semester and the current ...
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Am I allowed to ask a company to sign a contract? [closed]

I am an undergraduate student. I recently got a part-time internship in a company in Mauritius. I started the internship 3 weeks ago but I have a concern. The company has not created any internship ...
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How should I dress in a japanese company? [closed]

This summer I'll be doing an internship doing R&D (in computer science) in a japanese company. Right now I'm a CS student in college in a western country, so there is no dress code among the ...
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Would I be considered overqualified for this internship job posting?

I saw a job posting for a company and while I am graduate student pursuing my Masters, I'm hesitant to apply for this internship because one of the requirements for this job is: Qualified candidates ...
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Is it okay to ask what I should prepare for the interview to a recruiter? [duplicate]

I have a technical interview coming up and I was wondering if it's appropriate to ask whether I need to prepare for any particular area or if it's is going to be a general tech interview. The job ...
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How many projects shall I list on my resume when applying for internships in AI and machine learning?

Is it a good idea to list every project (that show some advanced knowledge beyond the university course materials) I have done, or shall I list only those published research papers? Or is it better to ...
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I'm interned by my school and I think I'm being used for free work

In portugal there are professional courses (I don't know if they exist in other countries and/or if they work the same way) which give a qualification level of 4 and last for 3 years. It's part of the ...
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How can I get a faster decision for an internship position?

I did on-site interviews for an internship. I have a strong resume, but it's a competitive position. They told me they would know of their decision by this week. Then they told me they would know by ...
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Am I the issue or is my internship the issue?

Note/Context: the internship is a specificity of my country, I work 50% of the year in a company and the rest at school, I have a little salary and some day off (but no school holiday). My contract ...
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Boss wants to extend internship but I can not stay that long

Currently, I am employed as an intern at a company where I am doing the work for my master thesis. The internship was initially limited to six months. As it turns out the thesis will not be finished ...
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Methods to asking supervisors for more responsibilities in an internship?

I am currently in an internship part-time, and I want to be more useful in the workplace. There are only two person team that I am working with (my supervisor and her assistant). In previous ...
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Leaving internship early for full-time opportunity [closed]

I am in the middle of my 1-year internship at the moment and I am quite satisfied. Although things are nice here, I have no interest in continuing here as full-time. Considering that, I have been ...
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Should I add past full time experience for internship

I am an international student in Canada. Currently, I am pursuing Master's in Computer Science from a well reputed University and I am incline to apply for summer internships. Before coming to Canada, ...
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Asked to return to intern again but HR and boss are not responding to emails

Last summer I had an internship at a local tech company doing software development. I felt like I did a pretty good job and was consistently told by my boss and team that they enjoyed my being there ...
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Should I approach my manager about questionable project management?

Background Currently I'm interning at a medium sized software company. So far I have been getting along well with everyone and they seem to like me aswell. The only predicament I have is my current ...
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Should I include very responsible internship position that I did nothing at in resume?

Recently I finished my first internship after freshman year in a university. It was a complete disappointment. I applied to a position that sounds very serious - "Machine Learning Software Engineer" ...
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Just beginning new internship and another company wants to interview

I am beginning a busy-season internship at an accounting firm, January-March. My first day is January 3rd, and I am training at my local office January 3rd-9th and then going to Chicago to train Jan ...
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Is it bad to ask for an internship offer extension when considering a different company? [duplicate]

So I have an internship offer for Company A that is going to expire soon. However, I'm currently working part-time at Company B and am also wanting to explore internship options there. While I am ...
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Boss calling my personal phone outside of working hours [closed]

I'm 5 months into my first internship as a software developer, and I am satisfied at my current place. The only problem I have is what I consider a lack of professionalism: two coworkers message and ...
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How do I make sure I've got the job? [duplicate]

I have had a skype interview for an internship abroad which will start in March (that's my choice, they are/were looking for someone urgently). Anyway I got an email from them. It's not stated but ...
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How to boost your chances of getting an internship? [closed]

As a recent UK business school postgraduate, what would be some best practices for boosting ones chances of getting an internship at a major company in the film or music industries? What is the most ...
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Invited to staff photoshoot, but I'm resigning soon

I work part time two days a week. I've been invited to a staff photoshoot taking place tomorrow, on a day I don't normally work. In most cases I'd go, but I've got another job lined up for January, so ...
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How to go about having a Full-time Job offer after internship?

I currently am a Information Systems Major who is a senior. I was able to intern at a great well-known company which is Top 30 on the Fortune 500 list. I ended up receiving a job offer from this ...
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Would it be unprofessional to quit an internship early?

I currently am an engineer, interning for a couple of years at a great company. I am paid well for an intern and my manager treats me very well. However, there's a couple of problems. Very few people ...