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Just recently accepted an offer for a summer-fall internship with Intel at their Folsom facility. I'll be with a team that does SSD validation, which mostly ends up being firmware debugging. Super excited, but pretty nervous too. Norcal is a far ways from north Louisiana haha. Any employees or former interns have any little nuggets of wisdom to bestow upon me?
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That's pretty good that you got an internship at Intel. I'm stuck with a temp. job paying $9/hr and I've just recently graduated from college with a BBA in General Business. Still waiting for AMD to open up their data center in Gwinnett County.
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I didn't know AMD had anything over on this side of the country. Never really looked, though. Is it going to be the type of data center I'm thinking of? Just a server farm?
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Dude, congrats!! Mad jelly!
     
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Thanks man! Apparently, persistance is key. I applied to 35 different positions, each individually. They probably just gave me an offer to get me out of HR's hair tongue.gif
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Totally know what you mean. When I got out of school, I thought the same thing and applied for every reasonable IT job I saw. Eventually I landed with my current company, Nissin Foods (Cup Noodles) and couldn't be happier. biggrin.gif
     
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post #7 of 18
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Gratz dude. You're lucky to have landed a first job that you thoroughly enjoy.
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post #8 of 18

Congrats!thumb.gif

 

To give you a little moral support, I produce the map below linking your home and Folsom.  2000 miles away.  Are you going to drive or fly there?

 

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post #9 of 18
My brother just got an internship with Intel in the UK as well. I think he's doing marketing and account stuff with the companies and that buy and sell Intel chips (like ebuyer, Scan etc... (or Newegg is US).

Since I helped him with his presentations at interviews, I demand free stuff.
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My brother just got an internship with Intel in the UK as well. I think he's doing marketing and account stuff with the companies and that buy and sell Intel chips (like ebuyer, Scan etc... (or Newegg is US).
Since I helped him with his presentations at interviews, I demand free stuff.

Interviewed as a Team? lol
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