I’m finishing my first internship and have secured a summer internship. Do I need to let the boss of my current internship know that I got another position? We’ve reached an understanding that I will no longer be with the company for the summer.
If you are fulfilling your current internship until your agreed-upon end date, no, you do not need to tell your boss. However, it is okay to mention it and it's always good to ask if they…
I'm in the process of trying to get my second internship. I found a couple through my school's website but they don't list when the internships start. I'm looking for a summer internship, as I am currently in the middle of my spring internship. However, some don't say "summer". Is it ok to email the company and ask when their internship starts for a particular internship before applying for them?
Hello! Most internships have a start date in the summer, however, there are some instances where internships/co-ops are for the fall/spring semester. If the internship is for a time outside of the summer, the…View all answers »
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 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 »
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