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Questions tagged [internship]

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

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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 ...
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Refusing job offer after intership due to career growth [closed]

The main question: Is it advisable to refuse a job offer in a place you've worked as intern, if you fear it could be uninteresting, poor in terms of career growth, and generally not the best thing ...
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How to stop feeling useless [duplicate]

I have been working for my current company for 5 months. I work as a software developer, I also fix some bugs on the company's web if I'm asked it. Some background: I've studied IT, but nothing ...
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Maths beyond my ability to do efficiently, do I ask for help or take the time to solve it myself? [duplicate]

I was hired as an intern software developer and I'm finding myself in a situation of working with a lot of complicated physics formulas and being left to figure out the maths by myself. I understand ...
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How to handle unclear situation about salary? [closed]

I started an internship in this company about 3 months ago. Everything went fine, and when it ended, they proposed me to extend the internship, this time with another contract. Now, the terms of the ...
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How to ask current company if they want to hire me and how to handle different company offer [duplicate]

I'm currently doing an internship in a company. Supposedly, after finishing the internship they are going to hire me, that's what the told me when I first had the interview, but the thing is that I ...
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How to present Intern positions in LinkedIn Work Experience? [closed]

I have gained many intern positions (> 10) last years, but now, working in positions which those intern positions prepared for. I merged my work experience like the following in my many CVs and ...
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Wrote the wrong date in a reply to accept an interview, should I point it out?

I recently got an email offer for a phone interview for a summer internship, and when I replied I wrote something along these lines: I'm available during xx:xx-xx:xx this Wednesday, the 8th and xx:...
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Is it okay to go to an interview for another company while I'm on a trial period? [closed]

I know there's a similar thread to this, however I feel like I'm in a different position since I'm only officially tied to my current company for the next month (they may or may not extend my ...
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Managing up to an intern [closed]

I have about ten years of professional engineering work experience. I'm working full time on a long term project with a huge client who has delegated the vast majority of my project management to an ...
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Currently an intern and another intern position has opened up with higher pay [closed]

I hope this is not a duplicate due to my 'different' situation as an intern: I am classified as an intern where I am currently working, but I have been here for over a year now. I am basically a part-...
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Talking to other candidates during salary negotiation with the employer? [duplicate]

I received a return offer after my internship and am in the negotiation phase. Is it appropriate to reach out to my intern friends to discuss the offer? I currently don't know whether they also got a ...
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Is it appropriate to ask permission to record a documentary in a company you're working at?

I've just started a new internship (trial period) and a friend of mine is doing a project to document the lives of working people. He asked me if he could document me which I agreed on, however he ...
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Science job requesting portfolio, not resume

I want to apply to an internship related to growing plants in closed containers that look more like art objects than indoor plants. The job listing says to send a 'motivation letter and portfolio to' ...
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Lack of chairs in internship office causing discomfort

I'm an intern in a company (let's call it ABC Company) that offers outsourcing for banks, and we work in the banks, we are almost never in the company office, we are about 10 developers working in a ...
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Hiring Manager sent an interview request without mentioning the job posting - Is it okay to ask for job description?

I'm a student studying Computer Science. My university has an online job website where faculty and professors post job interviews for full time students to apply to (work-study positions). A bunch of ...
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Is it okay to ask for a job guarantee at a company after an internship?

I am currently on an unpaid internship at quite a well known company (company A). When I started the internship I was told that I would probably end up getting a job at the end of my internship and ...
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What do I do if I wasn't paid in full for my work? [closed]

Background: Internship in Ohio, USA with agreed upon stipend of $5,000 for the summer semester. The following was sent as an email regarding payment in the contract: Please ensure the student ...
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Is it possible to be something like an “experienced” intern?

I'm a software engineer and team lead, with several years of experience that during the last 2 years was enrolled in an international Master program in Computer engineering. In a few months I will ...
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Some questions about the relevance of internships and looking for jobs

I am a second-year master's student in my program. I specifically chose to study at the school I am at right now because of its location, especially its proximity to think tanks, NGOs, and government ...
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How to send a follow-up to an interviewer after a Skype interview (not given their e-mails)?

I have an upcoming Skype interview with two directors of a company. If they don't give their e-mails to you after the interview, how would you send a thank you note or follow-up? Would sending a ...
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Should I stay working as an Intern more than I have to? [closed]

Sorry if something is written wrong. I'm a native Spanish Speaker. I am a student of the last semester of computer engineering and in my university they ask for 6 months of being a pre professional ...
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What's a polite way to ask if the interview would be face-to-face or Skype?

A company just asked me if I'm available for an interview but did not mention whether it's a face-to-face or Skype. I wanted to ask if she wants a Skype interview or prefers I went to her office? I'...
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Internship is almost over, need to start hinting at being hired on permanently

My current internship will be over in just a few months (December). At that time, it's quite possible that I'll be offered a permanent position. If offered the job, I will most likely take it. ...
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Should I inform my manager at current internship that I will be interviewing for my next internship?

EDIT: This has been flag as duplicate, however the other post does not address the context of 1) internship and 2) no overlapping conflict (I am not leaving a job for another). While I understand that ...
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How to reply when a company rejected your Skype interview request?

So I got an e-mail from a company on a different state. Although it's still possible for me to travel there with a flight, it's not something that I could easily afford, especially for a first round ...
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Should I tell my internship employer I am going to a university career fair?

I am currently working at a paid internship prior to my final year in college. My university is holding a career fair soon, but it's in the middle of the work day and work week. Even if I am ...
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Send application email again to avoid being overlooked

I am a second-year master's student. All of my courses are in the evenings, and I am looking for a part-time internship or job for me to do before I attend classes in the evening. There is an ...
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Is it OK for an intern to leave work early if the day's work is done? [duplicate]

I am an intern at a small company. Today I came in, discussed the project I am doing with my internship coach and started doing the documentation and thinking of solutions to the project. At 16-00 I ...
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Applying for internships - should I include 3 days' work experience from Year 10?

Back in year 10, I did 3 days of work experience (the school made all students do work experience). I am now a university freshman applying for internships, and am not sure whether to include it on my ...
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update resume/LinkedIn after starting a new job?

I just finished my final year internship at a company A, I was offered a job (by the same company) and I accepted it. I'll be continuing to do what I have been doing during my 6 months internship but ...
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I am doing a 3-6 month internship, how do I ask for the job at 3 months?

I am currently on an unpaid internship that I was told was more of a 'training period' at a company; I was told that the internship will turn into full time employment and that the internship would ...
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Appropriate way to ask to be paid for a non-paid internship?

I've been out of college and have a few years of professional working experience. Due to some genuine health issues, I have taken more than a year off from working and now I am ready to ease back into ...
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Intern to Full-Time, placed as contractor until hiring freeze is over [closed]

While attending a local Community College, I accepted an internship with a company. Fast Forward 6 months the company offered me a full time position. (w00t w00t) This is where things get tricky. ...
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Seeking an internship after having a full-time position at the same company?

Would it be appropriate to apply for a co-op/internship after I had previously worked at a company as a regular, full-time employee? After high school, I worked as a software developer without going ...
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How to thank internship supervisor and their boss for not firing me?

I had an internship this summer and for the first half of the summer I kind of blew it. I was constantly late and overall just a bad employee. I would have fired me and plenty of other people in HR ...