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Poll Results: Should I take the job?

 
  • 94% (64)
    Yes, take it, see my reason below
  • 5% (4)
    No, you will get a better offer
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post #11 of 45
AMD is a major player in this market, experience from them will mean your resume floats to the top of the pile.
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post #12 of 45
Take the job, it will look amazing on your resume.
post #13 of 45
Thread Starter 
counter argument:
AMD Fired CEO, COO and SVP left in the last month and half, analyst say AMD maybe up for sale

counter argument:
I didn't get any other interviews yet, which has position that are more suited to be where I want really to be.

Another point:
I know OCN is all enthusiastic about working for AMD, but if you are in a situtation that you think you can market yourself to do something better, would you pass on this offer?
post #14 of 45
I'm a director for the federal govt and have worked for 24 years since graduating from college. Take it from someone who has alot of work experience.....in these terrible economic times, you need to take the job. As they say, a bird in the hand........
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post #15 of 45
Like someone else said, it's great for your resume. Go for it.
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post #16 of 45
Do it!

even if you aren't happy w/ it, after a year you'll have something incredibly awesome on your resume. Not to mention what you'll have access to.
post #17 of 45
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Originally Posted by Captain Han View Post
its paid, and the salary is lucrative (for a intern)
Do it for the $
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post #18 of 45
In this economy don't except some crazy good job to just be offered to you. I would take what you can get now and see what you can get later as the economy changes for the better.
post #19 of 45
I'd decide based on what I wanted out of my career and how happy I'd be with the job. This is the kind of thing you have to decide for yourself. Sounds like it would be nothing but a + to me though. If you don't like just send out new resumes ( with a big AMD logo on it)
post #20 of 45
It's only 1 year, that's nothing. If anything I see nothing but benefits from adding AMD to the resume.

Quote:
counter argument:
AMD Fired CEO, COO and SVP left in the last month and half, analyst say AMD maybe up for sale
This stuff never really effects such a big business.

Quote:
counter argument:
I didn't get any other interviews yet, which has position that are more suited to be where I want really to be.
And unless you have some super high in demand can't live without it degree you probably won't get much more and nothing from anyone so big in the market. The economy is in the ****ter, take it.

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Another point:
I know OCN is all enthusiastic about working for AMD, but if you are in a situtation that you think you can market yourself to do something better, would you pass on this offer?
Better? Unless this is a way of saying you're interning to be the bathroom assistant - what exactly would be better?


Again, realize that the economy is a pot of poo right now. I hate you for having such a good offer while I can't even get a foot into any field relating to computers.
AMD, I give up.
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AMD, I give up.
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