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Old 02-07-2018, 08:40 PM
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No way thats the case.... i can't see a company thinking any intern is willing to pay for frequent flights to des moines.... i imagine they're looking for iowa candidates who'll either never show up to the seattle/philly office or will just show up once (which would be paid for).
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This position will have a primary location of Philadelphia or Seattle, however the expectation is that the work will be nearly 100% onsite at the client in West Des Moines, Iowa. No travel or accommodation assistance will be provided.
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Old 02-07-2018, 08:43 PM
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I'm not sure how else to interpret
ya... expectation is 100% onsite in iowa... no reason to hire from philly or seattle. or maybe they dont care where they hire from... they're just letting the intern know what they're getting into.

the latter is probably true.
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Old 02-07-2018, 08:50 PM
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My guess is that the primary consultant works out of Wayne, PA. Seattle is the home office.
Intern will not phyically be in Seattle WA or Wayne PA. Some seasoned pro from one of those places will jet in to Iowa. (On company/client dime.)

Might be for tax/payroll reasons?
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My guess is that the primary consultant works out of Wayne, PA. Seattle is the home office.
Intern will not phyically be in Seattle WA or Wayne PA. Some seasoned pro from one of those places will jet in to Iowa. (On company/client dime.)

Might be for tax/payroll reasons?
so whats the point of the intern? why not just have the seasoned pro jet into iowa without the intern being there? seems risky to have an intern suddenly work at a client office.

is it so the seasoned pro has an interns bed to crash on when hes in iowa?

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I am def not applying lol. I'm not sure if I am missing something.

They want an intern to fly out to des moines on their own dime? Also they're looking for 3.8+ gpa'ers.

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/MIL1...2-68ab22284b64

Like I must be missing something.

why not make the location in iowa instead of seattle or pa? or maybe thats what theyre hinting at...not sure. Just seems forced travel without pay is unusual.
LOL you missed another great part:

"No travel or accommodation assistance will be provided. Nights and weekends may also be necessary as client demands dictate."

Is this a troll job posting? Or are there really that many desperate interns that are willing to get taken advantage of?
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Old 02-07-2018, 09:54 PM
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LOL you missed another great part:

"No travel or accommodation assistance will be provided. Nights and weekends may also be necessary as client demands dictate."

Is this a troll job posting? Or are there really that many desperate interns that are willing to get taken advantage of?
oh ya, i read that too. i thought that was a joke as well, but you know... one critique at a time.

on second thought though, i think many intern would actually be ok considering this is prolly their first "high paying" job and over time would be like 30 bucks an hour.... but of course that depends on the individual.
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I'm sitting here laughing that someone would really make an intern work over a weekend. Holy moly.

"Where is that intern? We need his expertise to get this hammered out over the weekend to get it to the client on Monday morning!"
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I can't imagine any self-respecting company posting a job like this. Completely tone deaf.
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Do you mind elaborating? From my short experience, they are regarded highly.
There was some thread in the past about other examples of ridiculous hoops they made applicants jump through like writing multiple essays or completing multi-hour projects. Can't find it at the moment.
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Old 02-07-2018, 10:02 PM
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When I interned we all would've loved working beyond the 9-5. That's like, 1.5 pay so like 40 an hour, which is like a week's worth of groceries for a college student. Besides, what else are you gonna do in West Des Moines?
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