An intern who resisted threats by an executive director of non-profit Camden County Historical Society (CCHS) into doing work beyond her scope has just found a new company to work for.
Leaked emails: Facebook user Nhu Tran published email exchanges showing how “Helen” (not her real name) responded to apparent bullying attempts by her boss Jack O’Byrne, NextShark reported earlier.
“Hey Bae Intern! <3”
The greeting above is exactly how Microsoft started its invitation for interns to an event set on July 11. Not exactly professional, but it’s easy to see how the Redmond, Washington tech giant was just trying to be cool.
The word “internship” usually conjures up ideas like “unpaid” and “free labor,” but there are certain internships that are perhaps even better than real jobs.
A University of California, Berkeley student recently compiled a list of all the top tech companies that pay their interns a handsome sum for choosing to gain work experience with them. Rodney Folz conducted a survey using responses from the computer science departments, current interns and other coding-focused Facebook groups and email contact lists. After generating the results he uploaded the list to his Twitter account.
A young woman who worked as an intern at LF Corp in South Korea committed suicide after allegedly suffering from bullying by her co-workers.
Won So Yeon, 29, was working as an intern designer at the apparel company when she told a friend she was “getting ostracized at the company” and “wanted to kill herself,” reports Allkpop.
New Zealander David Hyde, 22, publicly resigned from his United Nations internship this week after revealing he had to resort to living in a tent in the Swiss city of Geneva because housing was too expensive and the UN doesn’t offer any pay or support for their interns.
A hilarious sticky note allegedly written by a not-so-bright intern has been floating around Reddit recently under the title, “We sent out our intern to buy sticky notes. He’s not a very bright kid.”
Thinking that he was clever, the intern, expecting his boss to only find it long after he had departed, reportedly wrote on the last page of a yellow sticky note bundle:
If you are considering applying for a job at Amazon, specifically at their headquarters in Seattle, you may want to read one man’s controversial advice first.
Apple gives their interns incredible perks, according to one former intern of the Cupertino-based company.
The ex-intern, referred to only as “Brad,” told Quora that interns at Apple make $38 per hour, which averages out to about $6,700 per month in income.
Once again internship season is upon us. Glassdoor compiled their annual list of 25 best internships according to intern feedback, and you won’t be surprised to know that half of those companies were tech companies.