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Questions tagged [internship]

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

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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 my country there are professional courses which give a qualification level of 4 and last for 3 years. It's part of the course to do an internship in the second and third year in which you can ...
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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 ...
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Verbally agreed to return for another co-op term, can i continue to look for a different internship/co-op position [duplicate]

I am a college student and I am currently doing a co-op where I have the opportunity to return for another co-op term in the summer. There are things that are very good about the worl environment ...
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Planning travel with impending drug test on an unknown date

Back in October I accepted an internship offer at a reasonably large and reputable company. I did not sign anything, but over email I said that I accepted, and the recruiter said that she was excited ...
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How to approach employer about being undecided on which job to take? [duplicate]

I've been looking for an software engineering internship for the end of my studies. I was accepted at company X. However, a colleague from my previous job proposed me another job at company Y. While ...
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Expectations of undergraduates and graduates in software [closed]

As you can probably guess from the title, I am a university student studying Computer Science. I'd consider myself a bit of a 'jack-of-all-trades, master of none' in my degree so I'm very open to all ...
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What does a NET 30 salary mean?

I'm currently on an internship, where I have to send out invoices at the end of every week. After 1 month and a week of working, I finally receive my first cheque payment, however only received my ...
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Apply back to previous employer as intern

I got a question regarding whether I should apply for internship back to my previous employer. Months ago, I quit my previous work in order to go back to university. Recently, I am considering to ...
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Internship that pays expenses only, not receiving their expenses? What can I do? [closed]

I am currently completing an unpaid internship at a fashion company. I have a contract for 6 months, however I was told this could be extended, and I am currently in my 5th month here. I am supposed ...
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Asking employer of possibility to be hired full time after second internship

I had an internship in a company last year over the summer, and asked my supervisor to return there for another internship, for which he agreed and said he would love to have me back to continue ...
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How can I properly responds to requests to perform outside work for a company that has not offered me a fulltime job? [closed]

I worked as an intern for a large multinational company for about 9 months. It was not a difficult job. I exceeded what was required of me, worked weekends and even built a prototype reports website ...
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How to handle my manager and a senior staff member giving me conflicting advice?

I'm interning at a company, and I have a new project. After my manager explained it to me, I went to my desk, researched it a bit and mulled it over, then returned to his office: Me: "So for this ...
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Asking recruiter to set me up with another position after being rejected?

I was supposed to interview for a big data platform engineer intern (as that is my expertise as of now) but wanted to get into full stack development so I interviewed for the full stack position ...
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When and how do you bring up extension when trial period is ending? [closed]

My trial period in a company is ending in two days. Does that mean they're not going to extend my internship if I haven't heard anything from them? Should I bring this up myself? I only have 2 days, ...
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I Feel Overqualified at my Internship [closed]

I am currently a Mechanical Engineering student interning with a large automotive company. I am part of the Co-Op program with my school which basically means I intern for a semester then go to school ...
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Second interview scheduling [closed]

I had my first interview and it went really well. How long should I wait before scheduling my second interview? Would 5 days out (including Saturday and sunday) look bad? I want to prepare a little ...
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Rescheduling an interview due to surgery email

I was recently diagnosed with appendicitis 1 day before the interview due to a stomach bug and have to get immediate surgery. Is this a good email to send out to the recruiter: Dear ___, I ...