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By FreeTibet, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hello CF community.

I know this is something that can be searched online but I truly want to know the thoughts of those with the algorithmic background. I'm in the second half of my first year with some prior knowledge in software development and am in the situation that I cannot afford to have an IRL internship. I wonder if is there any way or where I can do an online/remote internship or am I demanding too much. Also if it is possible, is it worth doing so?

Thanks in advance.

 
 
 
 
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Since you are a master, you can work as problem setting intern at platforms like HackerEarth or HackerRank. They are all remote and pay well too.

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    PS. Don't set hard questions that I won't be able to solve :))

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Bumping this again sorry

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There are open opportunities on websites like LinkedIn, also you can apply using AtCoder.

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    Yes I do know jobs.atcoder but I'm in a complex situation that irl internship isn't available.

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You can find number of remote jobs (offered by all types of companies, big and early age), there are some platforms and subreddit for that. This post mentions some subreddit — https://www.teamblind.com/post/19-year-old---160k-I-was-making-14-per-hour-picking-strawberries-in-the-sun-13-months-ago-a8Oc1ypJ

Also you can join this server. It consists of a huge community of students from all around the world which might be able to help you better cscareers.dev

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There is Google Summer of Code, which is sort of a half-internship oriented towards contributing to open source projects. You won't get thorough mentorship, conversion possibility, free food, and other perks of doing an internship at a large company, but it is still a great learning opportunity, especially if you are good at working independently.

Also, I don't know about now, but in the beginning of the pandemic most companies that had internships had them remotely, and I don't think too much has changed. There may be some legal restrictions limiting international companies from hiring interns from certain countries, but I don't think this is the case for Japan. Just apply to normal internships you find online and specify that you can only work remotely; trying never hurts.