Questions tagged [internship]

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

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Working on company projects during internship

I graduated before the enddate of my internship. I have 3 weeks left until the enddate and I have been put to work on regular employee's tasks while not being paid minimum wage and my internship ...
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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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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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Something that my manager gave me was lost

I'm a intern on an IT company. My manager made a purchase of 6 units of "things" (lets call object A) that is important for him to a project. He gave it to me and told me to store it and to not tell ...
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Is it appropriate to ask if I'll be offered a full time position after my internship? [duplicate]

So it's my final week at my internship (it's been 6 weeks) and I'm unsure of whether to wait until my boss brings it up or to go ahead and suggest a chat regarding after my internship has ended. I'm ...
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Contacting previous employer for employment again

I did an internship as a Software Developer for a big company and subsequently, they offered me a job. I turned down that job since I wanted to do higher studies. Now I am trying to apply for the same ...
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Internship problem, communication issues and work not as advertised

I am a college student and last year was approached with an job and internship opportunity by one of my professors. The job and internship were both with the town government. The job was building a ...
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Should I ask to extend my internship/for a full-time offer if I only plan on being with the company for 1 year?

I am starting an MS program in Human-Computer Interaction this upcoming fall on the west coast and am currently interning as a UX Design intern on the east coast this summer. The company is mid-sized ...
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Asking for unpaid leave due to exams (internship)

I'm working for a software company as an intern for a year, and, as part of my contract, was granted 25 days paid holiday (excluding public holidays) upon starting. I started at the beginning of May, ...
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How much am I expected to know as a technical student co-op?

My school provides a co-op program which will place students for interviews at companies. I applied to this and did end up getting a job doing technical work. I've been working for a few months. ...
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Applying for an American internship as a foreign student living in Germany

I am a Bosnian student living (and being born) in German, yet I didn't want to get the German citizenship. Currently I am studying computer science and mathematics nearing my Bachelor's degree. In my ...
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As an intern, how do I make the most out of a short networking meeting with the head of IT?

I'm currently doing a summer internship at a bank and I've managed to get in touch with the head of technology to set up a 30 minute networking session. How do I make the most of those 30 minutes? ...
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Can an intern pursue the company he is working at as a business partner for a student association he is also a part of?

Currently, I am writing my Bachelor's thesis by doing an internship at a technical company in the Netherlands. As I am a student, I am also part of a non-profit student association which works with ...
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First day of internship

I am joining high tech company in Silicon Valley very soon. HR didn't ask me to bring any particular documents on first day. What should I need to show security at entrance on my first day? Just an ...
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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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doing unpaid overtime during internship [closed]

I am currently doing my internship. I am working office hours from 8:30am till 5:30pm. My company doesn't pay any overtime pay. There have been two or so days where I was told that I needed to work ...
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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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If offered a full time job, am I able to leave my apprenticeship?

I've been at company X for almost a year and a half now doing an IT apprenticeship. I'm not a particular fan of how I am taught at my college and I have already achieved my level 2 in the first year ...
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How long should I wait for an e-mail when applied for an internship

I am a student and applied for internship in 4-5 companies few days ago. But, I haven't received any response so far. So, my questions are: How many day should I wait for an E-Mail before assuming ...
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Creating Opportunities

I work in a great company that I have been with for almost a year, unfortunately, although things are going great in my current role, I have no room for growth currently. The field I am interested ...
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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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I am not getting good vibes from the interviewer for an internship

I just had an interview for an internship the other day and I felt that the interviewer was a little rude and did not appreciate the skills that I possessed. During the interview, he asked me to ...
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Feeling extremely uncomfortable at new internship [duplicate]

I recently got a job as a software engineer intern at a major software company. While I was extremely fortunate to have this opportunity, this first week of working here has been horrible. I've gotten ...
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Should I introduce myself to founder of a small startup after I'm hired but not have joined?

I've recently accepted an internship offer from a <10 people startup. My point of contact in the company is CTO and he did everything from the interview, to offering the job. The problem is since ...
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As an intern I'm seen as “quiet” but I really am not; how can I change this?

I'm interning at a software company in which I'm viewed as "quiet." However, I just choose not to partake in the usual frivolous office gossip. Additionally, it's hard to follow the conversations ...
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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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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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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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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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Potential risks of rescinding verbal acceptance to apply for a different position with the same company [closed]

I applied to two CO-OP positions at the same company and I have already been interviewed for the first position. A few days later I received an offer but I realized that this is does not align with ...
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Should I tell recruiter where I have decided to go?

I accepted an offer from Company A. Company B is asking where I decided to go and what made me make that decision. Is there any harm to letting them know?
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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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How will a poor grade affect future job opportunities? [closed]

I got a C- in a programming course during my first year at university (I'm currently in my second) and I'm worried that because of this grade, I'll be rejected from employers like Deloitte or Booz ...
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How to deal with a nagging co-worker who incessantly texts?

After my first internship got over, I moved onto a new one. Since I am slightly more experienced than the other two interns, boss made me the "project manager" for a proof-of-concept he wants to test. ...
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Leaving an internship early?

So, I undertook an internship abroad as as I wanted a challenge and something which would look great on my CV. It's for a year, and I'm around 6 months in, but recently I've been having mixed ...
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How to diplomatically reject an offer from second company?

Some time ago I applied for internship to two companies (let name them X and Y) which create project in field I especially interested in. In both of them I passed all recruitment stages so I was just ...
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how to tell someone to change careers in a helpful way

I've owned several companies, so I have been exposed to variety of scenarios but I'm a bit at a loss here. We have a new intern studying computer science. Interns are a little bit random because you ...
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Manager is pushing me to take an intern while I'm not sure to stay

Last year, my manager asked me to try to find one subject that could turn into an internship, which I successfully did. Unfortuantely, due to some problems with HR which resulted in a very late ...
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Job offered, interview done, salary offered, how to follow up?

I recently applied for a paid internship position at one of the banks in my country. The HR rep called me and scheduled me for an interview. I did the interview and the next day they offered me the ...
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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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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 it appropriate to include some quotes from my manager's evaluation in my resume?

I'm currently in my university's work-study program, had 3 internship so far. During my past internships(especially the most recent one), I got some very good feedback from my supervisor's evaluations,...
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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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How does having no internship experience affect your employment in industry in Computer Science? [closed]

How exactly does an internship experience make you more employable for industry? How does experience in developing your own startup compare to having an internship in terms of employability in the ...
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How to Handle a Job Offer After an Internship

I am a rising Computer Science senior who will be finishing an internship at a software company at the end of this week. From what I understand, if this company is happy with the performance of a ...
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How can I stand out in an interview when I have 0 years of experience? [closed]

I have an interview for a software engineer intern position. The person who is going to do the interview is an engineer with over 20 years of experience, and I do not have any, so I do not know how ...
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Resigning from a 1 year internship

My parents have recently split and I'm moving an extra 40 minutes away from my job's workplace. I have been working on a business as a side-job whilst working my main job. The business has now started ...
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GDPR - do I have to resend my cv? [closed]

I'm in the UK and have been receiving a lot of emails these past few days about the changes brought about by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I'm currently seeking an internship and ...
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​Why do so many (US) summer internships require students to go back to school in Fall?

​Why do so many summer internships require students to go back to school in Fall? (in the United States) Example: Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the ...
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How to ask manager to stay for an intership?

Together with 2 classmates I have an intership at a company A. After this internship we have to look for another internship. I haven't found a company to do my next internship at. And one of my ...

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