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Post by JR8 » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:17 am

I thought this might be of interest to parents with children of intern age.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... terns.html
Students, take note: Firms give the best jobs to former interns

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Post by Brah » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:33 am

Some of the comments were interesting

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:36 am

Yeah.

One thing missing from CVs/resumes is an honest assessment of attitude, and 'cultural fit'*.

That's what an internship shakes out of the tree.




* This is not where you are from, but rather how your attitude fits into the employer's corporate culture. Fake it how ever much you like on your resume, but an internship reveals all...

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 9:09 am

From my observations, not in the tech industry in an Asian context. Business? I have no idea.
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