They should go for a job at a game development studio. I hear its very rewarding. Of course they'll need to be degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years post-degree experience. Or so the job advert says.
We’ve been following these student cluster competitions for several years now (since 2010, to be more specific). While we’ve talked about how ambitious and driven these kids are, and how these competitions can open many doors for them, we’ve never asked the seniors what they’re headed towards after they graduate. We’re fixing …
All Your Labors Are Belong to Us
I was thinking something along the same lines: the typically available internship options will be an excellent way for them to gain useful, unpaid experience in the disposable labor market.
Damn we've turned cynical. Welcome to the modern corporate labor market, kids!
(Said in the voice of Al Bundy)
They should go to a nudie bar!
(Sorry I just watched "The Internship").
Unpaid internships suck
I hate the idea of an unpaid internship. If the intern is providing any sort of value, then pay them at least something to recognize that fact.
What's great about these student cluster competitions is that these kids are finding good opportunities out there - whether we're talking internships, advanced degrees, or full time jobs. I have another webcast coming up that talks with Cray's John Lee about this....