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25
Sep

Our First Pick&Pow Event in Barcelona

When I decided to join Date a Startup, I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I can happily say that I’m starting to like it. One of the lessons I’ve recently learned is the fact that when you work in the world of startups, it’s important to build a good network from other start-ups, to associations, different organisations, investors or students. That’s why Carles and me (Juli) went for a networking event made by Pick & Pow in our lovely hometown, Barcelona. The event is called Start-Up my Rooftop, at Club Catwalk. The event is organised by our friends from Pick and Pow, and it’s...

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13
Sep

5 Things Startups Want from Their Interns

Like always, the job market is changing. This doesn’t go only for the skills and the knowledge one has to have to get the job he/she wants, but also for the expectations an employer has. When it comes to big corporations, you kind of know already what are the requirements. You should be reliable, willing to dedicate your time to becoming a good professional, with a proven interest in the domain and the company. But what happens when you are about to apply to a startup for your next internship and you don’t have any idea of what they will expect you to bring to the table? With the help of a cou...

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25
Aug

How to Have a Great Internship and Sky-Rocking Grades

The last days of August don’t only mark the end of the sunny days of summer, but also the start of a new school year. This would normally mean that you’ll have to hit the books and start learning. No more time for professional development, right? Well, not quite. If you got the internship that you know will help you in boosting your career, you don’t have to give it up once September starts. There are a couple of tricks you can put into practice. Even the Date a Startup team was put in similar situations, and we pulled it off. Curious to see how did we do it? Be realistic Now that you got yo...

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03
Aug

Welcome to Date a Startup

Welcome youngsters looking for internships. Welcome Startup owners! Today we start to share with our community interesting information on how to hack your way through the 21 st century, both as a wannabie intern or as a startup/ medium size company. So who we are and what we do? Date at Startup is an international 4 people team who decided to team up to make a difference in the world. Having had international experiences and having lived in different countries in the past 5 years, we had to deal with employers of all kind and understand that ,,earning experience'' is not the easiest thing t...

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15
Jul

What Really Happens in A Startup Internship?

Almost one year ago, with almost no experience in the startup world, I decided to join this exuberant environment. And like many others, I had no idea what was about to come. You get immediately sucked in. What’s more important is that you see the results of your work right away. You are not just an intern, you are a valuable team member that can bring quite some value to the company. But before carrying on with the startup life, let’s dig deeper on what really happens when you work here as a intern. Now, if you are reading this article, you are for sure eager to get some behind the scene insi...

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