I'm an intern and it's my second week on the job. There is a jeans casual day this Friday - should I still dress in my formal business attire given I'm just an intern. Thanks!
Hello and congratulations on starting a new internship! If the company culture is to wear jeans on Fridays, I would think it is safe to follow your colleagues. However, I would also recommend asking either…View all answers »
I am currently a college student in an internship. One of my graduation requirements is to do an internship; however, my current internship is remote. I communicate through online messaging through a team application with my boss. I would like to ask my boss about possibility extending this internship and take it for college credit. Any suggestions on how I should approach this?
If you class allows for a remote internship I think it would be a great idea to talk to your manager about this. I would start by stating that you have been enjoying your current internship and have…
I just accepted an internship but realized I have a scheduled trip the first week of work. Is is ok to ask for time off since it was previously planned?
I would reach out to your new employer as soon as possible to let them know about this trip. It is typically OK to miss work for prior engagements. I would recommend saying that this trip slipped…
I started interning at a company where I would really like to work full-time. How long is an acceptable amount of time to intern before I approach my supervisor about possible job opportunities?
This is a great question. I always suggest to students to let employers know right away if they are going to be seeking full time employment after the internship. It shows engagement and eagerness to make a…View all answers »
What is a normal amount of summer work experience or internships to have coming out of college?
Hello! It’s difficult to say what a “normal” amount of summer experience looks like since companies have different requirements for entry level full time positions. A company will typically…View all answers »
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