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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to work as a remote junior developer?

I've been learning web development for a while and will soon start looking for a job. Unfortunately, opportunities are very scarce where I live, so I'll have to look elsewhere. So, I'm thinking about ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Intern with high anxiety

Short version: I currently have an intern with rather severe anxiety issues. this makes her nearly unable to speak to me or coworkers. Is there something I can do to help her mitigate this? (it's all ...
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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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Will companies consider someone for an internship after they graduated?

I am completing my university degree in Canada and would like to do an internship. I initially planned to do an internship in during my studies but my immigration status disallowed full-time work ...
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Should I stop flexing my working hours?

I am doing my mandatory internship for my degree. When I started I was told that working hours are from 8:00 to 16:00 and I perfectly kept to that schedule for some days. However, I noticed that only ...
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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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Presentation with feedback

I am an electrical engineering intern at a utility company. The company requires that we have a presentation at the end of the term. The presentation is expected to contain information regarding the ...
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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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Will an unpaid internship be considered experience for getting a paid internship?

I am currently a major in computers and information technology with a concentration in web development. I have the education but I don't have much work experience. Right now the only web development ...
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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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kind of nervous about my upcoming new programming job

After a 6 month long battle I finally got my very first front end developer internship, mainly will be working in react. I am not very experienced when it comes to front end development, besides ...
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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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Would it be innapropriate for a former intern to gift their manager at their old workplace?

I spent an entire year in an internship in the Brazilian branch of a multinational telecommunications company before I left for another internship in a local start-up. My manager was at his annual ...
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Politely asking for more work as an intern

I'm a student in college, currently in my 3rd year of my 4 year study. This year means I have to complete an internship, followed by a minor. I have barely any experience in the language I'm working ...
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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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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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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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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 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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