4 out of 5 Stars
Doing work similar to full-time employees'
Extremely flexible schedule. Up to 40 hours per week during the summer and between 15-25 hours per week during the academic year.
Numerous involvement activities
Paid development workshops/speakers/events/information sessions/activities
Mentorship program with a full-time employee
Having my own cubicle and being surrounded by full=time employees
Open communication with coworkers and bosses
Real-world value of my work
The long-term value added by having been an intern at a Fortune 150 company (ie. experience and resume building)
Pay depends on year in college (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) so raises come each new school year.
Having, essentially, a year-round job with no end date
Price discounts on items due to being associated with the company
Great fitness center and free workout classes
Cafeteria within the building
Each year of the internship, you are rotated to a different Finance department in order to gain new experiences (ie. Tax to Real Estate or Corporate Audit to Accounting).
The full-time employees are able to move to different departments every couple of years to avoid stagnation, so those who plan to transition to full-time have that bonus.Downers
The dollar amounts I work with are staggering and a mistake would be costly; resulting in stress at times.Advice to Potential Interns
This is not an office assistant type of internship. Be prepared to do the same types of work as a tax analyst. There are a good amount of important, complicated responsibilities; however, help is only an instant message or cubicle away.Advice to Management
Keep doing what you are already doing. It is evident that, as interns at least, we are catered to immensely. Also, just from online research, full-time employees are paid very well and receive generous benefits.Would You Recommend
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