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Questions tagged [internship]

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

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What time to leave on last day of internship? [closed]

Some context: I'm an intern at a small Silicon Valley startup. Tomorrow is my last day. My exit meeting with HR is set at 11 am, and I have to turn in all equipment (laptop, badge, etc) then. HR has ...
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intern paid for strip club with client on company card, what to do? [closed]

Posting anonymously obviously...this is a very sticky situation. So I manage a sales team and an intern on my team often takes clients out, both during and after working hours. I just got an expense ...
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How do I make an intern understand the importance of reporting issues?

So, I have an intern/junior at work (the positions are rather fluid) who hardly reports back when issues come up. For example, they had a bunch of task where a script essentially halves the workload ...
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Should my supervisor treat me (an unpaid intern) like a paid worker?

I'm in one week in my unpaid internship of six weeks in marketing. I already made a post about how I thought I was a bad intern, but after looking at others posts something bothered me. A lot of ...
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How can I ask my manager if he is upset at me

I work as an software engineering intern in my free time and summers at a small startup. Management has consistently asked me to continue, giving me several raises. However, for some time my direct ...
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Am I a bad intern? [closed]

So it's been one week since I started an internship of 6 weeks in a communication and marketing department and I already feel like I'm doing a bad job. I have this dread feeling that it's not going ...
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How to ask for more work to do [duplicate]

I am currently doing a short internship for a month at a games developers that may result in a part-time job at the end. I am generally a fast worker, and often complete tasks way before people expect ...
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How to tell a sales rep that you've been taken off a project?

I'm an intern at an electronic device company. My group (Team A) was interested in switching software and wanted to do an evaluation. I was put on the task of evaluating the vendors/Open Source ...
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Not being paid agreed upon amount and no one is helping me. What do I do? [duplicate]

Currently intern in Ohio, USA. Working for the summer only. Job ends this week. I cannot quit because this is for college credit. I agreed to work for a stipend and am now am being paid hourly. I am ...
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How should I figure out if I am in trouble if my coworkers stopped reviewing my code?

I'm an intern working on a project with my mentor Alice and other coworkers Bob and Carla. Bob and Carla are the people most familiar with the project. Initially, Bob and Carla were happy to give ...
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Horrible internship experience from bad supervisor evaluation and fears

I just interned for a company and have had a horrible experience. This is my first internship and my supervisor was not good at managing me (with one of the C-Suite and HR even telling me that he was ...
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Is it unethical to ask your unpaid film crew to donate to the location?

I've been interning for a small web series gig for about a year. I originally did it to get course credits, and stayed under the promise of eventual pay. There is no budget so nobody is being paid, ...
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How can I ask when my internship ends?

This is my second time interning at this company; last year I interned throughout the summer, and my internship was then extended until January. I accepted an internship offer with the company again ...
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Is it wrong to work from home and not clock in? [closed]

I just started a software development internship and I'm working on two really fun projects. Project A is self assigned to help me learn a new language and environment, and B is the same thing but a ...
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Will applying for vacation directly after my probation period carry negative consequences? [closed]

I am a fresh graduate and currently stuck in a dilemma. My family has planned 2 holiday trips. One will be in December and another one in February. The trip in December has a duration of 7 days, while ...
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Sending thank you notes at the end of the internship

I'm a summer intern (worked at a small tech startup in the Silicon Valley for about three months) and am planning on writing thank you notes to those who I closely worked with this summer (i.e. talked ...
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Am graduating May 2018, offered a full time position with a decision deadline of Dec 2017. Is it okay to request an extension of six months? [duplicate]

I am currently a summer intern at a large, local company. I am in the United States. I am returning to university later this month, and am expected to graduate in May 2018. I was offered a full-time ...
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How do I ask for a business role after an engineering internship?

I'm in college currently, about to wrap up in Computer Science, with a large engineering focus. Currently, I am a software engineering intern with a large company (1200 people at this office, many ...
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Should I raise concerns about the quality of work an intern is producing?

I am a developer in a small team of 3 developers and one intern. The intern is on a 12 week contract with us. He has been assigned a small project however he has very little development experience. ...
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Not yet paid for internship at a company i now work at [closed]

So this story starts a few months ago. I was doing an internship for college at a company with some other guy let's call him A who is well acquainted with the boss (he lives next door to him). We were ...
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Internship to full time - how to handle telling my boss

I applied for a job after I was laid off from my old position as a system admin. I was not offered a full-time job, but I was offered an internship with the caveat that I would go back to school and ...
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How to handle senior developer shirking his work and giving it to interns instead of doing it?

This is a pretty specific situation. We are two interns working on a project for a few months and we are about to finish our internship. A senior developer has been designated to continue the project ...
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Internship and can't make deadline. Should I work unpaid extra time?

I am currently working as an intern (with a good pay). I have had trouble on my project, and took more time than what was expected of me to find what was wrong with a part of it. Now the deadline is ...
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Finding a programming internship as a high school student

I'm a rising junior (going into 11th grade) and have a great desire to find and participate in a programming internship while I am still at high school. I have a lot of free time during the school ...
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Is it okay to quit internship? [closed]

I have a problem and I don't know how to deal with it. Currently, I am a non-paid intern at a mid-sized company. The internship is really hard for me and my mentor isn't supportive at all. I feel ...
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How to talk with my intern company about a full-time job opportunity?

I am interning with company A.I received a full-time job offer from company B (I need to relocate for company B). I prefer staying company A if they support my work visa and increase my salary. How ...
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Had interview for Internship - Interviewing Manager seems to be busy

Two weeks ago I had an interview for an internship at a local software company. I thought the interview went well, and the managers that interviewed me said I would likely hear back from them within ...
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How do I put two concurrent internships on my resume?

So this summer, I had two independent and different internships. One was a full-time 9-5 paid "developer" internship. The other one was a remote internship at an academic institution. I somehow ...
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How can I ask for a full-time position before my internship ends?

I have been working as an intern at a company for around 2 months. I've greatly enjoyed working there and would like to continue working for them full time. However, my internship is scheduled to ...
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What should I do when not being paid the agreed amount?

I am working on a temporary job that was suppose to be a stipend of X amount. I am now being paid Y which is 10% less than X as well as a retirement plan being taken out of my pay that I did not agree ...
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Is there anything too menial to be done by an intern?

I am a student, currently interning at a fairly new startup. (I am amongst the first 10 employees). I have a role of a software developer there and the work for the most of it is very good. The pay is ...
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Should I send email just to break the silence between offer acceptance and first day?

Early last month I was offered an internship and verbally accepted over the phone. I was then emailed an offer letter, and a bunch of information and forms to fill out. The email said to let them know ...
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How do I list non-continuous periods of work with the same company on a resume?

One of the graduation requirements for my degree is to complete 3 co-op rotations (essentially full time paid internships that each last one semester), with an optional 4th. As a result, when I ...
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Should I send an email correcting my spelling mistake in a job application?

Applying for a journalism internship I really want and of course in the last line of the email I wrote "your welcome to call" instead of "you're welcome to call". Should I acknowledge this mistake or ...
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Are animations on power point acceptable? [closed]

I am presenting a software project to two supervisors and a director. I have a short power point to go along with it, my question is what is and isn't acceptable for a "professional" power point?
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How to handle another intern from the same school lying to leave work early?

I'm currently doing an internship while being a student. The company I'm at has always hired interns from my school and given them good projects, it's really a big opportunity for students. Another ...
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Job aspiration not in accord with field of study

I am currently studying for my engineering diploma and I will start my last year in September. The specialization I chose is embedded systems which I enjoy a lot, however I feel this is not what I ...
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Asked to “Keep an Eye” on Female Colleague when Working Alone with Other Male

I work at a large, multinational corporation in the US. Other clarifying details will follow my question. At my workplace, we have an office, upstairs, a lab downstairs, and a data center contained ...
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How to identify companies which might offer internships if I am in a fairly specific field?

I'm an Electrical engineering student, and I want to start scouting out places to get an internship at in electrical engineering that I can leave my current Internship for by the next spring. The ...
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Leaving an internship early for school

Just for context: I am a computer science major doing a software engineering internship at a pretty big company. So let me start this out by mentioning that the internship I'm doing right now is ...
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No guidance at my internship: What are my alternatives?

I'm a Computer Science major, will be done with my degree by Spring 18'. My school has placed me at a start-up that of which I've been interning at for about 3 weeks now and it's been pure hell. I'm ...
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How to handle interns' unprofessional behavior?

I am a software developer in a small company (a few dozen employees). We have a summer internship going on. The interns are college students with no professional experience and with rather basic ...
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How to apply for engineering internships at 16? [closed]

I'm a 16 year old aspiring aerospace engineer, and I'm looking for a brief summer internship (4-6 weeks) at an engineering-related company in order to gain experience. I find that most companies only ...
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Is six weeks before end date too early to ask for an internship extension?

I'm currently a junior in college and am in an unpaid internship position for the summer. The internship started six weeks ago, and is slated to end the third week of August - therefore I'm about half ...
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How to let the recruiter know I'm attending graduate school after summer internship?

I'm currently a rising senior student in the U.S., and I'm starting my application for fall 2018 MSCS programs this September. Meanwhile, I'm seeking a CS internship for summer 2018. I know normally ...
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How do I list an internship on my resume?

This summer I'm working a full-time, 9-5, paid internship at a major company. Since the position is full time, I'm not entirely sure how to list it on my resume. How do I list an internship on my ...
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How to handle a non-motivational manager? [duplicate]

The manager at my current workplace has kind of a way to handle the "finished task" conversation, which goes like this : Me: Sir I just did big feature. Manager: And I guess other big feature ...
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How do I let my employer know I'm not interested in a return offer?

I'll be finishing up in my internship soon and I am not interested in a return offer. Problem is, the CEO is a family friend and I don't know how to tell him that I'm not interested in receiving a ...
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Full-time job after an internship (if graduating next year)

I am going into my second and final year of my graduate program. I am currently halfway through my internship, and I've really come to love the organization and the possibilities the position entails. ...
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Is getting the optimum solution to a coding question from the start a bad thing?

So I was interviewing today with one of the Big 4 tech giants and I was asked an algorithmic question. Before I start explaining my solution, I ran through all the famous data structures in my head ...