Will They Let Me Intern While Searching for Work?

Dear Experts, I recently found out the funding (minimum wage position) for my current internship was cut (I'm still working there for another two weeks being paid). The manager volunteered to serve as a reference and she seemed frustrated the internship was cut. This week they realized they still need an intern and posted the position as a volunteer position. They are a private company (not a non-profit). Should I let them know I can volunteer until I find another position? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#256 If you are interested in volunteering 4 them let them know. Ask them 4 help with networking as u look. (@DebraWheatman) Q#256 Yes-be upfront that you will need to look for a paid job; if you like the work, volunteer. (@keppie_careers) Q#256 Absolutely. You'll continue to build experience and it may potentially expose you to other opportunities that come up. (@gradversity) Q#256 If you can volunteer for an internship that offers valuable experience - take it! Experience is a working education. (@jtodonnell) Q#256 Sure! They know your work and obviously like it, so why not stay? (@beneubanks) Q#256 Absolutely offer, offer 2 commit 4 set time, 2-4 wks notice; ask 4 time/flexibility 4 interviews. (@juliaerickson) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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