Amid current restrictions on home work in the United States and other countries, technology companies are concerned with how their summer internship programs work, and Axios has summarized statements from a number of the largest employers to see what their plans are.
Summer internship programs are important for both interns and companies because they provide valuable experience and contacts for students, while companies can use them for recruitment purposes to later find those of these interns in full-time positions.
While some companies are moving their internship programs online, Apple told Axios that it is currently planning a mix of online and personal opportunities and is looking for opportunities with over 1,000 interns this summer.
Apple, which told Axios that it plans to hire more than 1,000 people for a mix of online and personal internships, and promised in a statement to "expand on you" interns have the same precautions and care that we apply to all other employees as part of the ongoing COVID-19 reaction. "
Since universities and companies are still largely closed, the situation remains fluid and persists to see what types of activities are allowed or appear reasonable in a month or two.