Internship? Do your due diligence online with internSHARE

Posted by Rob Lewis

Today Techcrunch covered Toronto-based internSHARE - an all-in-one internship job and review portal where students can not only find a internship but also access the reviews of internships at companies, submitted by former interns. Great idea.

Internships can often be a hit or miss in terms of experience. Some companies merely make interns fetch coffee and make copies while others let interns step into the roll of a full-time junior employees. Regardless of how a company decides to handle its interns, it’s always helpful to know exactly what your role will be prior to the internship.

Earlier this year, student-run internSHARE merged with Coop.com, another Canadian-based internship database that was started by a group of University of Waterloo students. The merger boosted its users from to 8900 and creating over 2400 reviews for companies.

Not surprisingly the site is Canadian-centric with many of the smaller companies reviewed being Canadian however they have a good range of employers including Research in Motion, IBM, and Amazon.com.

Company:
internSHARE
Website:
http://www.internshare.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

internSHARE seeks to solve this problem by not only providing a complete rating system, but also developing a platform for interns to socialize and network, turning this into a huge information centered-interactive community.internSHARE was developed from the ground up by our intrepid co-founders: Michael, Anuj, and David. We launched a private beta in May 2008 after many months of planning and development and we... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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