Questions tagged [internship]

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

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Losing motivation due to project management's lack of interest

Background Information: I am an undergraduate Computer Science student whom in June of 2018 began a year long internship at a large multi-nation corporation as a software developer. Project1: When ...
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How to tell company that you will be leaving after one day of joining a remote unpaid internship

I started working as a remote(work-from-home) intern at a very young startup. The internship is for 3 months and I just learned I will have to attend a 3-hour meeting every night. For every meeting ...
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Would declining a job offer negatively affect my chances of applying there in the future?

I'm graduating college, and beginning to apply to companies for work starting in the summer. I'm mostly looking at paid internship-type positions in order to gain more experience before a "more real" ...
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How to inform former intern boss that I'm re-applying to their company

I interned at company X a couple years ago. At the end of the summer, one of my supervisors told me, "Let me know if you'd like to work here after you graduate" (would be happy to have me back, etc.). ...
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Is it okay to leave an internship early to intern at a much better company?

I am a college student currently considering a part-time internship offer from a decent company in my area which offered a 6-month long internship (mid-February to late July). Although I would enjoy ...
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Following up an interview after one month

I had an interview with this company on December 19, 2018 and I think it went well. After the interview the interviewer told me that he will send me an email that we will be in touch so if I had any ...
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How to deal with getting credit for something you didn't do?

So I'm working on a project, and was told to work with a partner for a specific part of it. Basically, I supplied the data/explained the project and then my Partner did the remaining work as it's ...
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Applying full-time to company I rejected for internship? Do I bring this up?

I am now a senior applying to jobs full time in industry X. Last summer, companies A and B offered me internships. I went with B but realized, in the end, A probably would have been a better fit. So ...
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Internship USA and sponsor immigration

Currently, I want to apply to one of the companies in the US for a training internship for computer science students. However, unfortunately I have a problem. I must mark or uncheck this statement: ...
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Graduating with excellent grades except one resit in August. How to put on resume/discuss with internship company? (Europe)

I'm graduating cum laude with good to great grades in all courses, near the top of my class, which should be a nice starting point for a good first job. Or rather, I would graduate if not for one ...
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Should I call or email to ask for a job?

I interned this past semester at a company I fell in love with. I worked hard and was able to work on a diverse range of projects with multiple teams in the organization. Near my last day I was at a ...
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Does having a gap of 3 years in my education mean that I'll have trouble getting a job even with 2 years of work experience? [closed]

I started my engineering degree in 2011, but completed it in 2018 instead of expected 2015. I was a very average student. Luckily after completing a software testing course, I got an internship in ...
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How should i approach my manager to say i want to move to another position in the same company?

I am in a big company that has many buildings and areas of all diferent kinds all over my city and country. The point is that i entered as an intern in one area that, in my opinion, does not suit what ...
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How to follow up after this interview? And what does this email mean? [duplicate]

I had an interview with this company on December 19, 2018 (3 weeks ago) and I think it went well. After the interview the interviewer told me that he will send me an email that we will be in touch so ...
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New web dev job is very intimidating

I've recently started a co-op job (4 month paid internship essentially) as a web developer at a fast growing company. It was a long shot applying for the job, but I was excited to find out I'd been ...
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What salary range should I ask for an OPT opportunity? [duplicate]

I am an international student in Computer Science in the Los Angeles area. As I am graduating for my Master's Degree, I am planning to start working with an OPT, Optional Practical Training (full-time)...
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How do I tell my boss I want to start applying to other places?

I joined a start up very early ( a month old) and have done everything from setting it up with Google, to product management, inventory management, understanding the technology, solving pricing ...
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Should I be earning a new job title or a raise for training an intern?

Background I work as a full-time mid-level web developer for a company that makes significant income. I currently make ~70-80k which is pretty middle of the line for my location. The owner of the ...
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Good way to tell old employer that I can't come back for an internship but would like to work with them in the future?

I interned at an excellent startup last year and they gave me a return offer for next summer. I love working there but would like to branch out and work at other places to get an idea of different ...
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Should I quit my internship early? [closed]

I took an offer for a year long internship after graduating college this year and I have been in the position for 3 months. I feel as though the internship has not been as described but I ...
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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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How to handle being asked to automate jobs as a temp worker

I have been working as a temporary worker at a large ($13+ billion/yr) company for some time now. My job is a typical $15/hr office job where I do paperwork, place orders and bill people. At some ...
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Going in to final week of internship, still feeling weird [closed]

Time flies. I previously posted something similar at workplace stackexchange. Quick summary: In terms of academic/school's requirements needed to pass the internship, I have already completed all ...
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How can I avoid working for free in my bachelor internship?

In order to finish my bachelor's degree, I am required by my university to complete an internship. During the internship, I worked in a company. After the internship, there is some sort of write-up ...
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Should I ask actual motto or goal of our company from boss? [closed]

I work in a company as my internship for one year at this company almost all the staff did not accept me as in staff my boss only directly assigned me the task only and did not allowed me to attend ...
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Will I be considered for internships if I am not a student enrolled in a university?

I am currently working on a bootcamp for people with a scientific background to boost my skills for a certain type of tech career. As such, I am not really considered a student as I am not enrolled in ...
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clarification regarding details of internship

Recently I received a positive reply from the professor regarding summer research internship. How should I go on writing a mail to ask about the stipend and any prerequisite knowledge I should have ...
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How do I go about asking for a job on another team?

I'm an intern right now and my term is almost up. Here towards the end of my internship I've started doing some work for another team based on my interests. I initially met with the manager on that ...
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Have I blown my internship offer?

I received a congratulatory email (not a contract) for an internship, specifying the date, salary, etc, and asked if they want me to "get the paperwork raised". I sent back saying, "sounds great!", ...
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Being Hired as a Vendor or Contractor, how do you put it on your resume?

I did an internship/co-op at a company, and then I went back to my home university. From there, I continued to work with them on the project and they hired me as a Vendor to be able to get a badge and ...
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Currently intern, what to do *now* to negotiate a better salary when being offered permanent position? [duplicate]

Background I transitioned into web development. Because I had no relevant experience, I accepted a 4-month internship in a company, with the aim of getting tenured. (It was made clear from the ...
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How to stall an internship offer?

So I've been applying for internships and I've received an offer from company_x. They've basically said, "if you're happy with it, let me know and I’ll get the paperwork raised". Thing is, I have a ...
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Internship: Should I Ask For Relocation Compensation

I've carefully worded my request as such: "As you know, I'm based in X and moving to Y for 3 months would entail non-trivial relocations costs. I was just wondering if I could have some information ...
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Making a job offer to a candidate while privately advising them to decline

I work at a small technology company (12 employees). This past summer I managed a bright, talented intern (a rising college senior) who did great work. My boss (the CEO) and others in the company ...
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Can I use my internship management as a reference if they are pressuring me for future employment?

I am currently employed as an intern at a company I worked for over the summer who encouraged me to stay on board. They extended my internship as a result and have continually asked me if I am ...
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What to do about an intern constantly disturbing work-flow and bothering?

We are small company of 6-8 people, all sitting in one 30 square meter office. A new 19-year-old intern, who works as a programmer, will stay for 6 months. The problem I have with him is that he ...
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Asked for my boss a raise, but never received feedback [closed]

I'm currently working as a trainee in a software development company. In this company there are two programs for trainees: one that pays for 20 hours/week and other that pays for 30 hours/week (...
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My previous employer has asked me to fix a bug in code that I wrote for them

My previous employer wants me to fix a bug in the code I wrote while I was working for them. Should I provide assistance to them—on contract (paid) or for free—despite the fact I am no longer working ...
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Consequences of reneging an internship return offer [duplicate]

I accepted the return offer from my internship company 'A' last month because the deadline they gave me is relatively tight. But I got another better offer from 'B' recently, this is kind of like a ...
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Intern confused about my situation [closed]

I am an intern going through some problems at work and I would really appreciate advice from more experienced people. I am a 4th year applied computer science student interning at a very small e-...
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How to ask for a job offer in a company you did an internship many years ago?

Five years ago I did an internship as a back-end programmer at a company abroad. I had to come back to my home country to finish my undergrad studies, and thus the internship ended. The company said ...
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Recruiter asking the name of the company whose offer I accepted

There are some similar questions that have been asked, but I believe the nature of this situation is slightly more unique. I was recruiting for internship positions at multiple companies. I recently ...
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I'm not sure I can afford my internship. Are there any good options besides quitting?

I've just started a full-time (Mon - Fri) paid internship position in New York that pays me only $100 per week. I'd like to continue in the position but I have concerns about whether I can afford it ...
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Company doesn't know I don't meet an employment requirement, how to handle

I'm an intern at a very large company. I'm still in school and interns at my company are required to be maintain above a particular GPA. In theory, I believe my HR manager is supposed to ask for my ...
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I'm mostly idle at work as I'm rarely set tasks, should I press for more work or do my own thing? [duplicate]

Firstly, I am an intern at a software company. My supervisor is off today and tomorrow, but I've run out of things to do. I'm happy to just code away on my own thing to improve, but I do not wish to ...
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Intern I am working in pair with is slacking and disrupts our work

I am two months into my last internship as a Software Engineer, and the workplace is fine, except for one other intern, who I happen to work in pair with. We work on our own project in the company, ...
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Is it acceptable to request the future employer to extend my internship duration?

I got an offer for an internship from a company who I've interviewed with before. I even restated during my interview and my application that I requested for a 6 months internship program, but they ...
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Is it wrong/unethical to continue looking for Internships even if I already have one

To preface, I am a junior in college with in-progress Computer Engineering and Computer Science degrees. This past summer I worked for a large company doing software work. I thoroughly enjoyed my ...
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Should I quit my computer science internship? [closed]

I have been in this internship program for about a little less than a week. I was hoping to gain some real-life experience in an environment with other programmers (I am a computer science intern). ...
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Handling work between undergraduate and graduate

I have a career fair coming up and I will probably start graduate school next fall. I have two options at this career fair - tell people I can work full time and tell them halfway through that I got ...

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