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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 #31 of 45
do the job, even if you don't go to other interviews and get other (maybe better jobs, and maybe better paid), you will have the chance to say later that you did work at amd for one year, and no matter which company you would want to work later at, that will mean something, one year is not much it will pass quickly and when you did apply for the interview with them in the first place that means that you do have a wish to work there allthough they are not your first pick.
for one year, try it out
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post #32 of 45
While I am unaware of the job outlook in the tech industry I know almost all others are hurting. If you can be guaranteed a job for a year just do it.
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post #33 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain Han View Post
This aint really helping lol. Everyone is basically telling me to get the job because its from AMD
Personally I didn't like my internships with large corporations (General Motors, General Electric). Too much bureaucracy.

That being said though, there is tremendous value in work experience with well-known brands.
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post #34 of 45
dude, take a reality check in our economic times. You are beating the bush and may loose out on a good experience. Stop being stupid. Take the position, a year will go quickly, do your best and take this as a learning experience. Hell you are getting paid.
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post #35 of 45
You need to come to your own decision. Despite what you think this isn't really the right forum to come asking

a) The American economy was hit harder than the Canadian economy, and a lot of users are from the states.
b) People here love hardware
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post #36 of 45
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
internship? when i think intern i think unpaid...


I got paid at my internship
post #37 of 45
How bad can it be? Honestly a 1 year internship in *some department* at AMD could only do you good. Once you get out of the internship you'll simply look more experienced, it's not like other companies would say "neh you went with AMD, ****."

Remorse can be pretty darn awful, too.
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post #38 of 45
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Originally Posted by graphicsman View Post
dude, take a reality check in our economic times. You are beating the bush and may loose out on a good experience. Stop being stupid. Take the position, a year will go quickly, do your best and take this as a learning experience. Hell you are getting paid.
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post #39 of 45
I'd personally do it, for the experience/curriculum value and for the money - and hell, for the fact that it's AMD!
Companies this big are constantly searching for people, it's not like "today or never". You shouldn't worry about "what if I get a superduper offer from another company?" simply because you could easily find a similar or better job the next year.
I suggest you to take the chance, get some good money, have a great work experience and, in a year, write "AMD engineering stuff" on your CV.












But don't tell them you're running on a Core2Duo
     
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post #40 of 45
I think right now you have the advantage. It's a little unfair they jammed you up with the 48hr deadline, but if they want you that bad you could try sweating them a little while you see what other options you have.
 
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