Time Frame for Accepting Summer Internships

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Time Frame for Accepting Summer Internships

Postby BeachandRun23 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:08 pm

Just received a summer internship offer from a gov't position (think DOJ, US Attny, Dept of Homeland, DA...etc). I have not yet responded. Will I be given a time frame to accept? Like 2 weeks? Or must I accept immediately? If I accept, and something better comes along, can i renege?


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Re: Time Frame for Accepting Summer Internships

Postby bk1 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:15 pm

Ask them for a timeframe. In my experience they will be nice and give you time.

Generally you shouldn't renege (once you've accepted somewhere you should withdraw from any open apps you have). I guess technically you can do whatever you want, but it's kind of a douche move.

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