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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Volunteer Tax Associate

January - April 2021 • New York City, NY

What I liked

I have learn so much about Taxation and had chance to do Individuals Tax returns

What I wish was different

I wish we had Corporate tax as well.

Advice

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Data Entry Clerk

May 2020 • Austin, TX

What I liked

It was a real chill job

What I wish was different

Wish I had more hours though

Advice

It’s a great opportunity for young people like me
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Tax Examiner

June - August 2020 • Austin, TX

What I liked

Independent work, good managers and leads, self-motivating work, option to work overtime

What I wish was different

I wish the training process could be more interactive but it was overall helpful

Advice

One piece of advice I learned from this experience was to learn how to become self-motivated and set small goals for yourself throughout the work day.
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Data Entry Clerk

January - August 2020 • Ogden, UT

What I liked

Pay, learning new skills and have new workplace experiences

What I wish was different

More flexibility; less COVID-19.

Advice

Know what you're getting into
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Information Technology Specialist (Applications

May - August 2020 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

Observed a well-functioning team of developers, testers, analysts, and managers. Learned about software engineering concepts and software and network architecture. Learned about the Agile mindset and methodologies. Learned about the impact of the IRS.

What I wish was different

Bureaucracy caused the work setup process to take up more than half of the internship, so I wasn't able to contribute much to the project.

Advice

Take notes. Take initiative to learn. If possible, ask for tasks that align with what you are most interested to learn about.
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Data Transcriber

June 2020 • Ogden, UT

What I liked

Friendly coworkers, clear job goals.

What I wish was different

I wish that the work environment had been cleaner, that the chairs had been better quality, and that stricter procedures were taken to prevent Covid-19 infections.

Advice

Clearly communicate with your coworkers.
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Data Entry Clerk

April 2019 • Ogden, UT

What I liked

Very good for working with my school schedule, flexible hours.

What I wish was different

I wish the alternative work schedule, (the ability to choose a schedule that isn't a preset option) was available for part-time work as well as for pathways interns, as I would make more money.

Advice

If you want stability and predictability, and you are ok with routine actions you can do while listening to music or audiobooks or podcasts, this is a good job, especially during school.
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Data Processing intern

June - July 2019 • Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands

What I liked

Warm environment, great learning experience. Interesting to learn about government processes.

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Patience is key. Accuracy is definitely important.
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File Clerk Intern

February - July 2019 • Kansas City, MO

What I liked

The teamwork

What I wish was different

The hours

Advice

Pay attention to detail
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Government

June 1998 • Plantation, FL

What I liked

Tax Law

What I wish was different

Information Technology

Advice

Be an innovator.
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Summer Intern

June - August 2019 • New Carrollton, MD

What I liked

I liked everything about this internship. This was my 2nd year joining this team. I’ve met so many people last year and got to meet new people this year. They are very open to teaching you different things. They also was nice about having conversations to helping me figure out life after school.

What I wish was different

I wish nothing was different.

Advice

Never give up, if you want something go for it!
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HR in

June - August 2018 • Washington, DC

What I liked

I like the programs they offered that could help me get a full time job.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more hands on experience versus filing.

Advice

Internships should be more about learning and not getting your intern to do work you don’t want to do.
3 people found this helpful

Data Transcriber

February - June 2019 • Covington, KY

What I liked

Really laid back environment and consistent schedule week to week.

What I wish was different

I wish that the building had been closer, but it was located in a great part of the city.

Advice

Get podcasts/audible to help pass the time, also make sure to converse with coworkers and help out where you can.
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Data Entry Clerk

January 2019 • Ogden, UT

What I liked

High Pay rate, very relaxed

What I wish was different

Management sometimes can be a hassle

Advice

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Student Intern

June - August 2018 • San Bernardino, CA

What I liked

Everything

What I wish was different

I wish there was more things happening that I could’ve been a part of.

Advice

Do everything that you can with this internship. It’s so much fun and you get our what you put into it!
9 people found this helpful

Student Intern

June - September 2018 • West Palm Beach, FL

What I liked

It was a very hands on experience.

What I wish was different

It was a 12 week experience, but i wish it could have lasted longer.

Advice

Make yourself available and get on as many projects as possible.
5 people found this helpful